About Secrets of Paris

American-born travel journalist and guidebook author Heather Stimmler-Hall created the Secrets of Paris in 1999 to share the hidden side of the City of Light. Discover what you've been missing:

* Custom Travel Content
* Travel Writing Workshops
* Calendar of interesting Paris events 
* Monthly Secrets of Paris newsletter
* Secrets of Paris Tours & Travel Planning

Read more about the Secrets of Paris here

 

 

 

Calendar of Paris Events

June 4
The 16th annual Carnaval Tropical parade with 4000 dancers celebrating French West Indies cultures as well as other dancers from Brazil, China, Colombia and other nations around the world. They start at Hôtel de Ville at 2pm, up to Place de la République until 6pm. Come see the dancers and try out the exotic foods on sale! 

June 19
Get out your fancy hats and picnic baskets for the annual Prix de Diane races at Chantilly Hippodrome (just 45 minutes north of Paris from Gare du Nord). Read more about the event from previous years here. 

June 24-26
Solidays is one of the best summer music festivals in France. This event unites more than 150 musicians (including Cypress Hill and Keziah Jones) and 160,000 attendees every year in the fight against AIDS, and this summer is expected to be bigger and better than ever. Day passes starting at €39.  

Click here to see the full calendar of events...

Secrets of Paris gives 10% of all tour fees to the French food bank, Les Restos du Coeur

Entries in radio (3)

Friday
Nov302012

Radios for the Homeless

Looking for a new way to help those on the street this holiday season? Give them a gift that keeps on giving: a small, dynamo-powered radio so they can listen to music and the news.

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Monday
Apr192010

K&K - Queens of the Paris Podcast

Katia & KylieMac celebrated their 333rd Paris Podcast this weekend with a live show recording at the Highlander Pub...

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Friday
Jun122009

Heather Live on K&K's Saturday Show

Don't miss tomorrow's K&K live podcast with special guest...moi!

You can watch the live recording since they have added cameras to the K&K studio, and participate in the online chat room. It will be on around 4pm Paris time (10am EST). Go to www.katiaandkyliemac.com and click on the RECORDING LIVE NOW button on the home page. If you miss the live show, you can listen to the radio podcast rebroadcast on Sunday and Wednesday, as usual.