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Christmas in Paris

Wherever you go, Christmas is a special time. Every country has it’s own special way to celebrate it. I don’t know where you are from, but I will tell you what Christmas looks like here, in Paris… You can feel that magical mood in November when...
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Happy birthday Edith Piaf!

The musical side of Paris is chanson of course. And speaking of chanson who else comes to mind if not Edith Piaf – the first lady of French song, who would be 99 years old today. Happy Birthday „Little Sparrow”!! Edith Piaf’s birthday is shrouded...
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Things about Picasso you didn’t know

Almost everybody knows who Pablo Picasso was. A Spanish painter, founder of cubism, and considered one of the most extraordinary painters of the 20th century. However, there are some things that only true fans of the artist know. Today I have been running...
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Every time is a good time for visiting Paris

When is the best time to visit Paris? Now! And this is my universal answer for this question for every season, every month, and every day! Paris is one of those magical places in the world where there is no such thing as a specific traveling season. You...
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Why do artists like the color blue?

It’s the last week of November. You can feel the mood of Christmas on the streets of Paris. You can smell winter in the air even though no snowflakes have fallen yet. Decorated trees are showing up in the shop windows, colorful lights have been hung...
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International artists choose Paris

For hundreds of years Paris has been the favorite choice of international artists to start their career. Why? Are Parisians more enthusiastic and inquisitive about what artists do? Do they respect art and the artistic community more than people in other...
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Eat like Picasso, drink like Hemingway

Sometimes I wonder what was on those famous artists’ menus back in the day. Were they gourmands? or was food the last thing on their minds? I decided to find out for myself what was on their plates during the last century. Pablo Picasso, one of the...
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Writing classes

„There is no friend as loyal as a book” – that quote from Ernest Hemingway is one of my favorites. I’m a real bookworm. In my little room you wont find too many things – even my wardrobe is not as big as it could be, but my bookshelf is...
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Happy Birthday Picasso!

For the past few days I have been wondering how to celebrate Picasso’s birthday. It’s not that I celebrate it every year – October 25 is not even marked in my agenda. However, this one is very special and Paris has been preparing to celebrate...
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A walk with The Little Sparrow

I love Paris in Autumn and this year October is tres belle. The colourful leaves and the streets bathed in autumn sunlight look so amazing, that I spend hours walking through my „golden city”. When you walk alone, having some good music in your earphones...
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