Favorite restaurants in Paris 2013 edition

It’s time to update my list of favourite restaurants in Paris. Many of the places listed below are near my apartment (at the border of the 7th and the 15th arrondissements by UNESCO and the Ecole Militaire). I have omitted the obvious expensive traditional French restaurants and the brasseries/bistros because you can find them on […]

Hotel Napoleon Paris: classic French style near the Arc de Triomphe

Hotel Napoleon Paris is a sumptuously decorated hotel only a few steps from the Arc de Triomphe, a central location for those who want to be close to the main attractions of Paris. The hotel is located in a building constructed in the 1920s and given by a rich Russian businessman to his French wife […]

Hotel Edgar Paris: quirky boutique hotel with artsy rooms

Hotel Edgar Paris is a trendy new 12-room boutique hotel that just opened in the 2nd arrondissement (Sentier area) close to the rue Montorgueil. It is only 1 kilometre from the Centre Pompidou and 750 metres from the Grands Boulevards. This means you have access to all the main sights of Paris either by walking […]

Hotel Georgette Paris: artistic hotel with a twist

Hotel Georgette Paris is a three-star boutique hotel in the Beaubourg (3rd arrondissement) district of Paris, a lively area filled with cafes, bars, restaurants and nightclubs. It is one block from the famous Centre Pompidou which houses the National Museum of Modern Art and it is only a few minutes walk from Rue Montorgueil, a […]

Hotel Le Pradey: modern take on Haussmannian architecture in Paris

Boutique Hotel Le Pradey is located in the 1st arrondissement in the heart of the arts, culture and design quarter of Paris, a stone’s throw from the Louvre and the Tuileries Gardens. Hotel Le Pradey is a 28-room minimalist 4-star hotel next to rue Saint-Honoré, Grand Palais, and the Opera Garnier close to all the main tourist […]

Hotel Le Quartier Bercy Square: affordable chic in Paris

Hotel Le Quarter Bercy Square is a well designed affordable three-star hotel close to the Gare de Lyon, one of the main train stations of Paris. It has an interior courtyard garden and a small cafe bar for drinks, coffee and snacks. The hotel is easily noticeable out front, with a bright red door and a […]

Le General Hotel Paris: chic boutique hotel near Canal Saint Martin

Le General Hotel Paris is a retro-inspired boutique hotel designed by Jean-Philippe Nuel located in the trendy 11th arrondissement of Paris. Upon entering the hotel, you are immediately welcomed by the warm ambiance and colourful design. Decorated with bright pops of colour from pink-stenciled walls to yellow armchairs, the lobby provides a hint of the peacefulness […]