Chinese New Year in Paris 2019: Best Addresses

Chinese’ new year is upon us! In Nankin (China) on the Purple Mountain observatory, the date was set on February the 5th based on the lunisolar calendar. The year of the pig is fast approaching and calls for a proper celebration. If you have never heard of this celebration, then it is the perfect occasion to get to know this fabulous tradition within our capital. However, where to start? What are the best places in[…]

5 things to do in Paris in Winter

Temperatures are setting just above zero degrees (Celsius!), a grey unchanging sky blankets the city, and a freezing drizzle comes and goes and banishes us inside. What could we possibly do in Paris during wintertime? I say winter is an opportunity to do things we would not usually do in other circumstances. If you would rather stay tucked inside with a hot tea, that’s perfectly fine, but spoiler alert! There’s more you can do. Here[…]

Rodin and Monet: A bond over the pursuit of nature

Photo credits: Fondation Monet If you like impressionism and have a soft spot for friendship stories, you should visit the Musée Rodin. There you will find a friendly letter from one famous sculptor to one famous painter. An exchange between Rodin and Monet. Rodin and Monet were born only two days apart in the 19th century. Although it is unclear how they met, they shared a strong friendship and deep admiration for each other’s work.[…]