And it discusses how the city has developed its dining scene to now claim its place as the true king of continental cuisine.
It’s a profile piece on The Purple Passport for Private Air Magazine.
I interviewed the founders of TPP, Jennifer Garcia-Alonso and Emily C. Brands, to find out what makes these ultra-stylish, luxury travel guides different from all of the others.
You can find out what they had to say in this extract from the latest issue of PA.
As well as this article, my World Words writers contiributed several more pieces for the January-February issue of Private Air Magazine. You can read them all on the WW site.
Père-Lachaise – Paris, France
Everyone loves a celebrity corpse, and there are quite literally piles of them in Père-Lachaise. Renowned as the final resting place of Jim Morrison, this enormous Parisian landmark is also home to Oscar Wilde, Frédéric Chopin, Molière, Marcel Proust and Édith Piaf (three guesses what’s written on her tombstone. Wrong: there’s nothing.)
But it’s not all about the famous cadavers: come for the dead, stay for the décor. Père-Lachaise’s ornate memorials, leafy walkways and lovely smoke-free follies help create a calm oasis in the frantic French capital.
You can read the whole article – Killing Time in Europe’s Best Cemeteries – in the August edition of stalkingElk