Octobre on Instagram

October was decidedly a month of transition, with autumn settling in Paris and many changes for me at work. Thankfully I managed to put in some fun in the midst of it all, as you could see on my Instagram @ritournelle__ The first Sunday of the month I spent at Musée d’Orsay. The free entrance…

Février on Instagram

I can not believe that yet another month has passed. And maybe I should say another season has passed too: the flowers in the Champ de Mars are blooming at the feet of the Eiffel Tower, much to the delight of Parisians and tourists. The temperatures have also been mild enough at times to enjoy…

Juillet on Instagram

The highlight of my month of July was definitely the Bastille Day fireworks. I had the chance to view them from the Trocadero with a perfect view of the Eiffel Tower. (It was a prize I won from a contest organized by the City of Paris on their Instagram.) It was a magical and emotional…

Avril in pictures

May in Paris started off with winter-like temperatures. Looking back at my Instagram pictures of April makes me want to weep at the sight of a sunny city. The arrival of spring made me re-discover the Palais-Royal gardens and Ile Saint-Louis under a different light. It’s a time of the year when rhythms change. People…