A Paris Cafe: La Maison Angelina

The self-proclaimed “high point of Parisian gourmet pleasures” and widely recognized as an institution in Paris, La Maison Angelina, is a well-known tea room and patisserie located adjacent to the Louvre. Tuck into the ornate, arched arcades off Rue de Rivoli and enter into the bustling, Belle Epoque inspired salon. The refined elegance of the […]

Views of Paris from L’Institut du Monde Arabe

Stop into L’Institut du Monde Arabe and make your way to the 9th floor terrace to take in one of the best views of Paris. The sweeping panoramic scene captures Cathédrale Notre Dame situated on the Île de la Cité and continues to stretch along the Seine past the Île Saint-Louis and over the rooftops […]

Paris Art: Space Invaders Project

The Space Invaders Project undertaken by French street artist Invader aims to “invade” cities throughout the world with mosaic tile representations of first generation arcade games, in particular, the classic Space Invaders game. Despite spreading to 35 cities, the invasion began and continues in Paris, where Invader has put up around 1,000 pieces. Each city […]

Reims, France: Touring the Caves at Maison Vranken Pommery

At Vranken Pommery, the artwork found throughout the caves is just as much on display as the racks of champagne bottles lining the walls and filling the storage rooms.The estate was built in 1868 to represent modernity and extravagance,  images that remain clearly visible throughout the property today. Upon descending the 116 steps into the […]

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