I never go for a walk in the Marais without a visit to this fascinating museum. Installed in two splendid private mansions joined by courtyard gardens — the 16th- and 17th-century Hôtel de Sévigné, the former home of Madame de Sévigné, and the 17th-century Hôtel Le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau — the Musée Carnavalet [...]
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Excerpted from Andrew Harper’s Paris, a free app for the iPhone and iPad. Begin your day with a leisurely breakfast at the Café de Flore (#172 boulevard Saint-Germain), and afterwards walk one block west until you reach the large square featuring the 11th-century church of Saint-Germain-des-Pres. One of the most famous churches in Paris, it exhibits a [...]
Coffee, croissants and the paper in the garden of the Hotel de l’Abbaye. A mid-morning constitutional in the Luxembourg Gardens, a few blocks away from the hotel. Pay respects to Frederic Bartholdi’s first model of the Statue of Liberty. Some clothes shopping at A.P.C., just off the park on rue Madame, in an attempt to disguise myself as fashionable local.
Hello, I am very happy to announce the arrival of “Andrew Harper’s Paris,” a free app for the iPad (an iPhone version is coming soon). Feel free to download it here. This is a selective, idiosyncratic selection of my favorite hotels, restaurants, shops and attractions in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Maps [...]