Secrets of Paris

Categories: Arts & Culture Tips Sightseeing The Scene
Blogger: Heather Stimmler-Hall
Description: Created in 1999 by American-born travel journalist, author and private Paris guide Heather Stimmler-Hall, this website is home to the monthly Secrets of Paris newsletter, a weekly blog and calendar of interesting events happening around town, and a handy resource guide for Parisians of all nationalities.

Latest Posts

October 10th
Let's say you've never been to Paris. Or, more likely, you spent 18 hours there during a family holiday when you hit nine countries in ten days—or one day during Mrs. Sivert's eleventh-grade choir trip, or two days when you were nine years old, seq… Continue Reading
October 3rd
A TASTE OF PARIS: A History of the Parisian Love Affair with Food is author David Downie's latest book about Paris that answers the question: what is it about the history of Paris that has made it a food lover’s paradise? The publisher's description… Continue Reading
September 8th
When I read this article on CNN, I thought it was some sort of archived piece from the Victorian era. I had visions of boarding a steamboat, smoke puffing from the funnels, women with parasols waving kerchiefs to lovers as men walked with canes up the ga… Continue Reading
August 16th
(text reprinted from JMWW) Paris changes, poet Charles Baudelaire wrote, faster than the human heart, and as far as my neighborhood is concerned, he was right. We’d hardly settled into our new digs before people starting tearing things up. Usually … Continue Reading
August 7th
You’re at the train station. You forgot to pack a book. You could lose yourself down a Facebook rabbit-hole or play your thousandth game of Candy Crush. Or, you could go to little orange machine and, at the touch of a button, see unfurl before your … Continue Reading