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Étiquette : Saint Germain des Prés

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Saint-Germain greed!

The neighborhood seemed to have turned into a tourist luna park with the overrated so called « Saint-Germain food tours »,  heavy duty luxury brands, outragously expensive drinks and lousy restaurants. I might have to revise this point of view after a visit at The Smiths. Don’t pass judgements about the British sounding name and enter this…
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Happy Birthday!

She is 40 years old and remains one of the biggest or should I say tallest controversy in the Paris skyline. Montparnasse tower opened in 1973, lonely, at the top of rue de Rennes, on the edge of Saint Germain des prés. 210 meters high, 59 floors, the tower remaind the tallest office building in…
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Meet me at the bar

The bar of Lutetia  Hotel is probably the last place where the real feel of Saint Germain des Prés still floats in the air. The authentic Art Deco decor of this beautifull hotel will host, every afternoon, a ballet of writers meeting with their publishers, directors convincing actors to be in their new movie and…
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