Month: April 2011

A bunch of violins are sitting on the ground

Brocante — Square Des Batignolles

April 29, 2011

Searching for silver, fine china, goblets of Baccarat, antique necklaces, old framed art pieces and other fine brocante pieces? The next fabulous antique and brocante show will be at Square des Batignolles in the 17th Arrondissement of Paris, this Saturday and Sunday only, on April 30th and…

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A person sitting on the grass near trees.

La Terrasse de Pomone

April 20, 2011

The weather is beautiful in Paris at the moment. Walking in the crowded streets, filled with sightseers desperately seeking their share of the sun, can be a little stifling at times, so I went in search of something a bit…

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A child is walking through the leaves in an old cemetery.

Père Lachaise–Paris’Famous Cemetery

April 17, 2011

Pere La Chaise On a visit to this incredible place, you must disregard all of the connotations of a graveyard that you may have, as this is a place of serenity and of peace. If you need time for reflection,…

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A store front with many windows and lights.

Pâques – Easter In Paris

April 17, 2011

Pâques (Easter and Passover) in Paris is all about chocolate, easter eggs, and fun activities for children. Windows of chocolate shops are lined with ornate chocolate eggs, some the size of American footballs, for sale (and eating) during the holiday. Themes…

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