Palais Garnier – Auditorium

While I wasn’t at Palais Garnier to take in a performance, I did get to see the gorgeous auditorium during my visit. Built in a traditional Italian horseshoe shape, the 5 level auditorium is 60 metres high and seats over 2000 people. Decorated with red velvet, stucco, marble and gold leaf, the room is a…… Continue reading Palais Garnier – Auditorium

Musée d’Orsay

Several years ago, while on a girls’ trip to Paris with my friend Stephanie, I found myself in the delightful predicament of having nothing planned. Stephanie was headed for an early morning visit to the Louvre. Having been on a previous visit to Paris I decided I’d take a pass, and would meet her several…… Continue reading Musée d’Orsay

Jardin des Rosiers – Joseph-Migneret

Another trip to Paris means another delicious falafel lunch. I’m nothing if not predictable. As I always do, I headed for l’as du Fallafel and waited patiently in line for my order. My intention was to walk over to Place des Vosges and eat my lunch while people watching in the popular square. It was…… Continue reading Jardin des Rosiers – Joseph-Migneret

Paris – #POTD

Bonjour ! After I finish my last breakfast in Paris, I need to finish packing before heading to the airport. Le sigh. <!–more–> Its been a fun week and, although I’m looking forward to going home, I know I’m going to miss Paris immensely. So until next time, Au revoir and bonne journée! Marla

Paris – #POTD

I left my hotel early this morning to cross the city to visit the Tutankhamun exhibition at the Grande Halle de la Villette (a former slaughterhouse turned cultural centre). On display is an impressive collection of artifacts discovered in the famous Pharaoh’s tomb. Here’s one of the showstopper pieces on display. The exhibition is only…… Continue reading Paris – #POTD