Le Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet

You could spend a week just exploring the museums located on the edge of the 16th arrondissement, between the neighbouring metro stations of Trocadéro and Iéna. It’s hard to process how much art, history and culture is packed into just a few blocks. The Palais de Chaillot, the pale stone building most appreciated by tourists … More Le Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet

La Tour Saint-Jacques

Unless you’re immensely lucky and immensely rich, you’ll most likely have to make some compromises when looking for a Paris apartment. Most people have their list of essentials, and a list of things they’re willing to sacrifice. For me, I will never again rent a place with a shared toilet down the hall (one flat … More La Tour Saint-Jacques

La Gaîté Lyrique

Paris is a city of paradoxes, both positive and negative. The metro is not only one of the most efficient and logical transport systems in the world; it can also be one of its most bordélique circles of hell during peak hour or a strike (which occurs far more frequently than you might expect). Food … More La Gaîté Lyrique

Les Ponts de Paris

It doesn’t run quite through the centre of Paris, but the Seine river is both the heart of the city and the thing that splits it in two. You’ll hear Parisians refer to their location in a number of ways – arrondissement, closest metro station – but the main geographical distinction in Paris is between … More Les Ponts de Paris