Secrets of Paris

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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

December 4th
Still looking for ideas for New Year's Eve in Paris? The city is full of bars, clubs, brasseries, restaurants, pubs, concerts, parties…Phew. It can be overwhelming at the best of times, never mind on December 31st. Whatever your idea of a good nigh… Continue Reading
December 1st
Also see: * What's Open on Christmas and New Year's Day in Paris* New Year's Eve in Paris How Do the French Celebrate Christmas? Even though France is a staunchly secular country, Christmas celebrations are still a big deal, much like in the US… Continue Reading
November 30th
The 78 original “Secrets of Paris” articles were published between September 1999 and July 2004 on the Suite101.com platform (attractive screenshot below). After disappearing into the internet graveyard for almost 15 years, I’m publishi… Continue Reading
November 29th
Sure, most of the small shops and restaurants are closed, as well as a majority of museums. But you might be surprised to discover that there's actually a lot of things still open on Christmas and New Year's Day in Paris. More info on holiday fun here:&n… Continue Reading
October 29th
This fall marks the twentieth anniversary of the Secrets of Paris. It might be hard to imagine what Paris was like two decades ago, but I can assure you those of us living here at the turn of the millennium had no idea what the future would bring. I got … Continue Reading