Interview: David Downie – author and French pilgrim

David Downie is an American author based in Paris. To be released in April this year, his new book ‘Paris to the Pyrenees: A Skeptical Pilgrim Walks the Way of Saint James’ is both an adventure tale on the century-old pilgrimage road and a more personal introspection into his own journey.


The American girl in Paris tour, part deux

It is the dream of nearly every girl to one day visit Paris, the city of love and Carrie Bradshaw of ‘Sex and the City’ fame was no different. Follow Carrie Bradshaw’s stilettoed footsteps around Paris and experience a different side of the city of love.


François Roland’s Paris favourites

François Roland is a photographer, blogger and author of the book ‘Being French! A Frenchman’s Guide to a More Sensual Life’. A true Frenchman from Paris, his book not just a collection of essays about sensuality but a memoir as well, told from a uniquely French perspective.



An expat author in Paris: John Baxter

“Before then, I had no ambition to live in France, couldn’t speak French, and knew Paris only as a periodic visitor. It quickly became apparent that this was the city where I was always destined to put down roots.”


The best French ice cream in Paris?

One of the two islands in the river Seine, the Ile St Louis is one of the most beautiful places in Paris. And, as luck would have it, it’s also home to the best ice cream in Paris: Berthillon. Ice cream with a view, is there really anything better?


Des petits épisodes de la vie quotidienne à Paris

Avez-vous déjà eu l’impression que les gens dans les rues de la capitale française ne sont pas timides devant la caméra ? Je dirais même que parfois ils montrent de l’intérêt, certains sont prêts à sourire et n’ont pas peur de poser.