Art Deco: France’s love affair with the Roaring Twenties

16 Nov

In 1918, the cities of northern France were left in ruins. French citizens wanted to forget the war, enjoy the pleasures of peacetime and get on with rebuilding – fast. To do so, they could count on the emerging style of the time, Art Deco, which play…

The 37 iconic bridges that span the Seine in Paris

24 Nov

In Paris, 37 bridges span the River Seine. Millions of Parsians, artists, tourists, lovers, and fishermen crisscross and admire these architectural gems every year. Pont Neuf — the oldest — built in 1604 in particular require special care to maintain…