Tag Archives: Top Walks

Top Paris Walks: ‘SoMa – South Marais’ (4K Video)

The fashionable Marais district in the 4th arrondissement, also known as SoMa (South Marais), is filled with hip boutiques, galleries, and gay bars. Once the city’s Jewish quarter, the area still hosts numerous kosher restaurants. The grassy Place des Vosges is home to elegant arcades and the Musée Victor Hugo, where the writer lived. Streets around Saint-Paul metro lead to the Maison Européenne de la Photographie.

Top Walks: ‘Cour Damoye’ & 11th Arrondissement In East Paris, France (Video)

The 11th arrondissement is a hip, diverse district that draws partygoers to lively bars around Rue Oberkampf and its surrounding streets. It’s also home to the Opéra Bastille, the city’s main opera house. Foodies and fashionistas flock to the boutiques and vogue restaurants around Rue de Charonne, part of the evolving shopping and dining scene in the cosmopolitan area between the République and Nation squares. 

The cobblestone paved Cour Damoye is unlike any street you’ll find in Paris. Closed off to cars, the street is home to coffee brewers, independent designers, small business offices, and even art galleries. You’ll be totally charmed by this lovely passageway in the 11th.

Walking Tours: ‘Vienna – Austria’ On New Year’s Day 2021 (4K HD Video)

Vienna, Austria’s capital, lies in the country’s east on the Danube River. Its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. The city is also known for its Imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence. In the MuseumsQuartier district, historic and contemporary buildings display works by Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt and other artists. 

Video recorded: January 1, 2021, Air temperature: 0 °F / 32 °F

Top Walks: ‘Ingolstadt – Germany’ (4K Video)

Ingolstadt is a city in Bavaria, Germany, known for the Audi Forum and its museum of classic cars. Kreuztor, a 14th-century gate and the city emblem, is the entrance to the medieval old town. The 1723 Anatomical Institute has a botanical garden with medicinal plants. Asam Church Maria de Victoria is known for its baroque ceiling. The New Castle is home to the Bavarian Army Museum’s military history displays.