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How the world’s most famous came to be so famous wasn’t for the reason you think it is…
How the ambitious mistress of a king rose through impossible ranks to end up in a forgotten grave
The aftermath of the fire and how it touched the lifes of both victims and survivors.
The aftermath of the fire and complications that contributed to its’ intensity
The raging fire and how it decimated the Bazar in minutes.
The Worst Fire-Related Tragedy in Paris History that you probably never heard of!
The Aging Relic of an old 17th century staircase hidden behind a locked door I coerced someone to open for me
How do you take a picture from above decades before the airplane?
How adventure photographer Felix Nadar captured the light despite the darkness in the Paris catacombs
Who would have imagined the legacy these three chimney sweeps would leave behind?
The conclusion to the missing mosiac history mystery
How to train for a marathon while undertaking a quest to uncover a forgotten mosiac
Check out the historical preservation association at the Maison d’Ourscamp and the restoration efforts of their 13th century cave
Just another charming historic Parisian landmark haunted by sinister ghosts of a cruel and ominous past!
Descend into the depths below this Paris Post Office to discover ruins from the past.
Discover the miniature boutique dating from 1630 that is embedded in a church wall.
Discover the exact location where everyone’s favorite Little General lost his V-Card.
Discover the secret courtyard that marks the exact location where Joan of Arc was injured during the Siege of Paris
Learn about this badass farmgirl turned warrior feminist led by God in the first part of this series.
Honor Jacques by visiting his memorial tomb and learning about who he was when he died for France from someone who knew him.
The tragic death of a historic tree beloved for years by Montmartre residents before its sudden removal
A secret budget friendly Paris hotel that is also an unforgetable spiritual experience.
Learn about the Sansons and their gruesome family business responsible for killing King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette
The shocking bus accident in the center of Paris remains the deadliest in the city’s history
The true story of a spooky scandal that rocked the 17th century Royal Court and the Sun King himself!
The forgotten history of the enslaved boy who lived at Versailles as the property of the King’s Mistress
The most badass French female historical figure you probably never heard of.
We all know Charlotte Corday gutted Marat in the tub with a dagger, but has anyone else wondered where she acquired it?
Find out where America’s original celebrity Chef lived in Paris
In Part 3 of my Paris mASSterpieces Series, I’m taking you to the Rodin Museum, a shrine for the Godfather of Sculpted Ass, Auguste Rodin.
You won’t find this overlooked Louvre detail in that generic tour guide book!
You didn’t think I’d stop after the Top 5 Butts of the Louvre did you?
Yes, I have taken it upon myself to rank the mASSterpieces of the world’s most illustrious art museum
The horrific consequence of being a loyal friend to a despised Queen.
Have chisel, will graffiti!
One of the last examples of Gothic architecture in Paris has walls sturdy enough to withstand artillary
The gruesome graveyard history that lurks in the shadows of a secret Paris garden.
The day I blew it with Destiny
The discovery of forgotten riches under one of the most popular pedestrian streets of Paris still remains unknown to locals today.
Find out what REALLY may be the first photo taken of humans..
Where the best Paris nightlife lives, there is no Eiffel Tower view!
How I became immortalized in a medieval dungeon cabaret…
The popular Latin Quarter restaurant whose plumbing is as historic as it’s reputation.
Even medieval drivers were known to take tight turns!
The homes of our Parisian Predecessors that still stand after hundreds of years
Sometimes the best art is right above your nose.
Empty your bladder, spare your modesty
The Most Popular Victorian Paris Tourist Destination
Incredible historic discovery or unbelievable coincidence?
The secret museum you probably never heard of is beneath the streets in the very heart of Paris
Even our ancestors knew the benefits of sustainability!
Have you ever wondered what purpose the semi circular projections on the Pont Neuf served?
Kiss the crown that once allegedly sat on the noggin of JC himself!
Promenade in the same footsteps Queen Marie Antoinette took to the Guillotine.
French students and children have great benefits, but what about the 30+ crowd? Find the best tips on how to keep Paris affordable as a young adult post-University here!
Is this living situation the best way to integrate into Parisian life? I think so!
An insightful guide to Expat Food Snobbery