This episode of the podcast is a chat with the Mayor of the 18th arrondissement, Eric Lejoindre.
I met him in his office at the Town Hall, a stunning building on the north side of the district. Check out my Instagram stories for a closer look inside the secret wine cellar.
The mayor shared his tips for Montmartre, explained why its wrong to say parts of the 18th are “no-go zones”, and talked about how tourists and locals mingle in the village of Paris.
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Oh yes, and if you want to go exploring, the streets he mentioned were Avenue Junot and Rue Myrah.
Thanks to the Town Hall for having me – that’s it pictured below.
Update: in July 2020, Eric joined the show again for a live stroll down the charming rue des Abbesses. Have a look at the Walk Show posted below to be transported to Montmartre.
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