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The Earful Tower: Paris

The Earful Tower: Figuring out France with guests who know best. 

Jun 24, 2024

Vanessa Grall, aka Messy Nessy Chic, is selling the Seine. Or at least, little bottles of it, from her new boutique Messy Nessy's Cabinet, in the fifth arrondissement.

She is this week's guest on The Earful Tower, talking about her boutique, her viral idea for selling the Seine, and her wildly popular channel Messy...

Jun 17, 2024

Auctioneer Christophe Lucien is on The Earful Tower, talking about his incredible sales of Paris memorabilia. 

His current sale (June 17 and 18, 2024) include everything from a Hector Guimard art nouveau bench to an actual bouquiniste stand by the Seine. The main drawcard, as pointed out by Christophe, are the...

Jun 10, 2024

So you've seen all the main Paris sights, and maybe even a few of the offbeat ones. But let's go deeper. Here are 20 truly hidden gems, one from every arrondissement, according to podcast host Oliver Gee. 

An important note: the secret for the 10th arrondissement has now closed for good!

See pictures, and links, and...

Jun 3, 2024

Our new children's book, The Animal Games in Paris, left us with some unusual questions. 

Does meter rhyme with cheetah? Apparently not, according to some. 

And if not, should we keep it in the book? And on that note, should we spell it meter, or metre? Or both?

And that's just a few of the text-based questions from...