Secrets of Paris was created in 1999 by American-born travel journalist and guidebook author Heather Stimmler-Hall to share the “hidden side of the City of Lights”. Heather and her team of handpicked guides enjoy breaking away from convention to offer private customized tours that reveal the city’s unknown historical past, visit hidden monuments, try new hotspots and explore French habits and social attitudes.
- READ Heather’s article: “Naughty Paris Expert: Why is Paris So Sexy?”
Only two hours from Paris, this 19th century farmhouse with stunning views of the Burgundy countryside and 40-foot lap pool is just the place to rejuvenate yourself. Owners Lee Yanowitch and Philippe Chamaillard have lovingly renovated the farmhouse to preserve its authentic charm, (stone fireplaces, oak beams) while providing modern amenities and comfort.
With five double-occupancy rooms, Auberge de la Tuilerie guarantees you an intimate and informal holiday experience in the French countryside, far from the touristy paths.
Read their story here: “Life Change: from Big City TV to Countryside B&B”
Want to find out where luminaries like Josephine Baker, Duke Ellington, and Miles Davis hung out during their heydays in Paris? Explore the rich cultural heritage of Black Paris through Julia Browne’s Walking The Spirit Tours.
They offer a full range of Black Paris & Beyond vacation and travel services that help share their passion for Black heritage and give travelers an authentic taste of traditional France and Europe.