A magical, green walk along Paris’s Promenade Plantée

At times 10 metres above street level, this free, scenic three-mile stroll from the Bastille to the Bois de Vincennes was the world’s first elevated park walkway – and has become a cherished part of the city … More A magical, green walk along Paris’s Promenade Plantée

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The Ideal Palace which took 33 years for building it stone by stone

His name was Ferdinand Cheval, and French is the architect of a single castle of its kind: the Ideal Palace. Without any technical background, he spent 33 years … More The Ideal Palace which took 33 years for building it stone by stone