Enchanting Paris: The Hedonist's Guide (Hedonist Guide) (Hardcover)
Go beyond the ordinary with this charming and sophisticated entry in the Hedonist’s Guide travel series, a remarkable travelogue, guidebook, and coffee table keepsake—filled with spectacular color photography and detailed insights—that showcases Paris’s stunning beauty and hidden gems.
See the City of Light through the eyes of a native with Paris, the third book in the Hedonist’s Guide series.
Combining essential insider details, cultural information, must-see attractions, and detailed maps with glorious custom photography—including 350 full-color images—Enchanting Paris is the ultimate handbook for modern nomads, including both savvy travelers and novice tourists. Designed for twenty-first-century globetrotters,
Enchanting Paris features stylish graphics and an elegant visual design, including a special tri-fold map that makes the city and its distinct arrondissements easy to navigate, as well as a breakdown of must-visit places, thematic double-page photographic spreads to help you discover and get to know the city, and walking routes to explore each district away from the crowds. Every fascinating detail of the city is revealed, from the splendor of its palaces to the charms of its terraces, the romanticism of its many bridges to the magnificence of its food, the wealth of its museums and cultural landmarks to the delights of its shops and stores.
Whether you prefer a more traditional visit or want to chart your own unique course, this user-friendly handbook includes everything you need—and more. Enchanting Paris offers inspiration and insight for armchair travelers and dreamers alike. Best of all, the gorgeous photography transforms the book into a keepsake that will transport you back to your favorite places and sights long after returning home.
Experience Paris as never before with the Hedonist’s Guide!
About the Author
After internships in the editorial offices of 6Mois and XXI, A/R and Zeste, she co-directed the web-documentary J'ai décidé d'être stérile, about the voluntary sterilization of childless women, for the Inrockuptibles magazine.
Upon graduation, Hélène worked as a web and print journalist for the photo magazine Fisheye from 2015 to 2017. She worked as a journalist for the lifestyle magazine Mint since its launch in 2014, and she was in charge of Mint's website until September 2019. For a year and a half, she was also head of the “bonnes adresses” section for the Dojo Paris app. She then worked for the À Nous Paris website, of which she became editor-in-chief until the media's dissolution in spring 2020. Hélène also writes for Dim Dam Dom, The Good Life, Glamour Paris, Beaux Arts magazine and Les Inrocks. She was editor-in-chief of the print magazine Milk Décoration from March to October 2021 and is currently editor-in-chief of IDEAT.fr.
Sophia van den Hoek's style can be described as "simple but feel-good". Her attraction to natural light, whether it’s a soft golden hour light or a ray of strong sunshine peeking through, allows her to capture the pure and genuine aesthetics of the world around her. She shoots a diverse range of subjects and has a particular love for images that relate to food and travel.