Paris Pagodas: The Remarkable Story of La Pagode

Take a trip through time with this entertaining story I wrote for Bonjour Paris about the history and various incarnations of a famous Paris site that only certain insider Parisians know about. https://bonjourparis.com/history/the-remarkable-story-of-la-pagode-in-the-7th/ Continue reading Paris Pagodas: The Remarkable Story of La Pagode

Marseille Stories: Janine – The last Paysanne of Plan-de-Cuques

You’re wondering: Where or what is Plan-de-Cuques? Well, it’s a town, or rather a suburb – actually a commune north of Marseille – and it has a few secrets. Plan-de-Cuques is not very old in comparison to other French villages, although abundant archeological evidence indicates there has been human habitation in the area since prehistoric … Continue reading Marseille Stories: Janine – The last Paysanne of Plan-de-Cuques