Tag Archives: Les Halles

Passionate About Paris: April 25th 2012

One of my favourite districts in Paris is around Rue Montorgueil. Tucked behind the bustle of Les Halles the pedestrianised Rue Montorgueil keeps that village-like feel and also a sense of history with its wrought-iron facades, painted shops and tiled decorative motifs above street level. Home to excellent food markets as well as historic patissier La Maison Stohrer, Rue Montorgueil also packs in bars, bistros and restaurants, providing ample diversions from the serious business of shopping and socialising.

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Passionate About Paris: February 1st 2012

Welcome to a new post in my weekly blog series, Passionate About Paris.

Love it or loathe it, Valentine’s Day will soon be here and the City of Light also carries before it a reputation as the City of Love.  Paris is a favourite destination for lovers, romantics, and honeymooners with Valentine’s Day providing the perfect excuse to follow in the footsteps of famous lovers Abelard and Heloise, Chopin and George Sand, Sartre and de Beauvoir and Napoleon and Josephine, along with many more.

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