This building is the Mairie (pronounced mah-ree) of the 18th arrondissement. Each arrondissement in Paris has a Mairie which is the equivalent of a city hall. This one has been around since the 1800's and I thought it was kind of cool that such an old building had such a new SUV parked in front of it. The Mairie is where...

Pastries In Paris

Have you been to Paris? One of the best things about Paris is the pastries that you can find in any patisserie in the city.  There is also something you should know about France, there is a difference between a boulangerie and a patisserie. You can buy bread at a boulangerie and sweets at a patisserie (and did you...
If you are heading to Paris and are looking for some non-touristy things to do, check out the canals. I can't understand why more people don't go and see these because they are absolutely lovely. They are located in the 10th arrondissement and are easily accessible by metro. You can start at one end and walk up and down, looking...
This is an oldie but goodie however the information is still relevant. I'm in Los Angeles enjoying my family so check out my Facebook Fanpage for pics and tips from Los Angeles! Paris is one of my favorite places in the world, but I'm guessing there are at least 5 things you probably didn't know about Paris, this European city...
So this was me in 2000. Yep, way back in the year 2000 I lived in Nice, France. I was going to school to learn french and in class one day our teacher told us about some former students who got dressed up and talked their way into the Cannes Film Festival so of course I thought I could...