Month: November 2015

  • W Hotel Opera in Paris Conversation with Insider Johanna

    W Hotel Opera in Paris Conversation with Insider Johanna

    If you need to be in the know while visiting Paris there is no better person to ask than Johanna from the W Hotel.  After hours shopping,  dinner on a roof top with a view of the city, or a private garden tour, she will make it happen. Johanna W Hotel Insider What makes Paris […]

  • Paulus Bolten

    Paulus Bolten, a bespoke shoe maker in the Concorde District of Paris, produces classical men’s shoes and sneakers with distinctive styling and details. The appeal of the Bolten shoes is the array atypical colors designed for the man craving individuality. The Paulus Bolten Store is located at 28 Rue le Sueur, 75116 Paris Phone :+33 […]

  • Chocolat from Alain Ducasse

    Le Chocolat from Alain Ducasse in Galeries Lafayette Ducasse’s Chocolates are available in three families: praline, truffles, and ganaches. Each has their own texture and taste. We sampled the different chocolates while learning the narrative of how chocolate is made including the six step from bean selection to molding. Beans from a particular location or […]

  • Colette Paris

    Colette is a boutique in the heart of Paris with an electric mix of brands.   located in the center of Parisone of the most influential stores in the fashion world with a loyal clientele shopping for the latest items from limited edition style looks to books or just a place to have a leisure […]

  • Paris in the Eye of the Storm

    Paris in the Eye of the Storm

    Every great city has traumas but what makes a city great is how it manages to absorb the traumas, pick itself up, and then continue.   What can I write that has not already been written about the Paris Attacks, a terrible chapter in the history to add its history. Shocking! Numbing! Horrified! But the Latin […]

  • Canon EOS M3

    I used the Canon EOS M3 for to make images and video on my trip to Paris. This is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera.  Nice design and more importantly lightweight for handling. This was a key feature for me running around Paris for appointments; weight fatigue was not an issue because camera weighed around 4 […]

  • Art de Vivre

    Art de Vivre

    Galeries Lafayette on Boulevard Haussmann is famous the world over for offering unique experiences to shoppers. The 65.000 square meter department store located in the center of Paris is a delight for the fashion senses with selections ranging from luxury to affordable. Black and Paper received a guided tour of the store before the Christmas […]

  • Swimwear brand Robinson Les Bains

    We dropped by the store in the Paris Marais district for a visit with Christophe the Creative Director of the brand.

  • PARIS a Tour

    Many cities in the world compare themselves to Paris but there is only one.   The “City of Lights” has always captivated and charmed visitors from around the world.  Whether  searching for the perfect intimate sidewalk cafe or wanting to shop in one  of the many fashionable stores, Paris maintains its reputation as the capital of […]

  • Son of Saul

    We have been tracking Son of Saul since it’s debut at Cannes Film Festival in 2015.    France 24 gives an extensive review of this critically acclaimed film.   A strong Oscar Contender from Hungary for the 2015 Academy Award.  A film you will not forget. Son of Saul  is the story of Saul Auslander, a Hungarian […]