Category Archives: simply cool

douche sonore paris music

It’s your party

Ear-buds and headphones supply our personal soundtracks as we walk through the city. But sometimes a song is So Damn Good I want everyone to hear it. The City of Paris has kindly made that possible under the acoustically pleasing

douche sonore paris music

It’s your party

Ear-buds and headphones supply our personal soundtracks as we walk through the city. But sometimes a song is So Damn Good I want everyone to hear it. The City of Paris has kindly made that possible under the acoustically pleasing

Big wine bottle on paris street

grande bouteille!

Under this bouteille enorme rests an unassuming old café with a 1950s interior and a welcoming, non-hipster, barman. Location: Rou Moufle & Blvd Richard Lenoir, 75011.

Big wine bottle on paris street

grande bouteille!

Under this bouteille enorme rests an unassuming old café with a 1950s interior and a welcoming, non-hipster, barman. Location: Rou Moufle & Blvd Richard Lenoir, 75011.

Librairie Maritime

floating bookstore

Tales of windy, tempestuous shipwrecks and feats of maritime endurance line the shelves of a floating bookstore in Paris. On the Bassin de la Villette, this large ship subtly advertises it’s wares with a simple sign: “librairie maritime.” And for

Librairie Maritime

floating bookstore

Tales of windy, tempestuous shipwrecks and feats of maritime endurance line the shelves of a floating bookstore in Paris. On the Bassin de la Villette, this large ship subtly advertises it’s wares with a simple sign: “librairie maritime.” And for

notebook factory paris

For notebook fetishists

Colorful little notebooks await me. There’s a stack of them at home, shining with the possibility encased in their covers — future lists, notes of important conversations and empty lines just waiting to be filled. If you can’t leave a

notebook factory paris

For notebook fetishists

Colorful little notebooks await me. There’s a stack of them at home, shining with the possibility encased in their covers — future lists, notes of important conversations and empty lines just waiting to be filled. If you can’t leave a

Pharmacy Paris

Paris Pharmacy

If you’re standing on a street corner in Paris, a neon green cross often glows outside a pharmacy nearby. Like Starbucks in many American cities, they’re everywhere, though not all part of the same chain. These dispensers of ibuprofen, prescription drugs,

Pharmacy Paris

Paris Pharmacy

If you’re standing on a street corner in Paris, a neon green cross often glows outside a pharmacy nearby. Like Starbucks in many American cities, they’re everywhere, though not all part of the same chain. These dispensers of ibuprofen, prescription drugs,

Elephants, no. Indian food and spices, yes.

A steady diet of baguettes, cheeses stinky and not, and the ubiquitous roquette (arugula) sometimes needs a shake-up. That’s when aromatic Indian foods call to me. Luckily, a short walk past this reworking of a public announcement leads to an

Elephants, no. Indian food and spices, yes.

A steady diet of baguettes, cheeses stinky and not, and the ubiquitous roquette (arugula) sometimes needs a shake-up. That’s when aromatic Indian foods call to me. Luckily, a short walk past this reworking of a public announcement leads to an

Pantin - Paris street art

Get outta Paris, but just a bit

Oh the plans I’ve made to explore France outside of Paris. Cycle the Loire, visit Normandy, finally go to Giverny. But once I’m in the city, I never leave. Parents of a friend, who live in Provence and travel all

Pantin - Paris street art

Get outta Paris, but just a bit

Oh the plans I’ve made to explore France outside of Paris. Cycle the Loire, visit Normandy, finally go to Giverny. But once I’m in the city, I never leave. Parents of a friend, who live in Provence and travel all