The Marché des Enfants Rouges

Sunday morning. A beautiful sun is shining above Paris and we decide to head for the Marché des Enfants Rouges. Once an orphanage, it became a lively market in 1615 in the middle of the newly built district Le Marais. In remembrance of the orphans who were dressed in red clothes, the inhabitants of le…

Parisian Picknick with a view

On my strolls through Paris, I was always intrigued by 4 maritime-style containers lined up on the riverbank promenade of the quays of the Seine. Further examination thought me that these containers were called “ZZZ boxes”, where the ZZZ hints at the zen and relaxing spots on the berges de la Seine. So, my boyfriend…