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Secret Paris: The 9th District

Fanny Auger in Paris, Ile Saint Louis

My favorite neighbourhood in Paris has to be the 9th District, recently called the “SoPi” (for South Pigalle) district. And I’m not saying that because I live there, or because that’s where The School of Life is. Nor because that is the hippiest neighbourhood right now. The nicest part of the 9th District revolves around […] Read more…

Secret Paris: The 1st District


The über chic 1st arrondissement: The crème de la crème of fashion is no more to be found on Avenue Montaigne, too remote and full of nouveau riches and millionnaires. Now everybody goes to the Rue Saint Honoré, from the Rue Royal to Palais Royal and beyond. I generally avoid to walk on Rue de Rivoli, […] Read more…

My Secret Paris


Welcome to Paris ! If it is your first time there, you may want to go to the Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysées, Notre-Dame and le Louvre. Sorry, I am afraid I am not the best guide for that ! But if it’s your second time here, you may want to discover some local spots and […] Read more…

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