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About Michael

Michael Schuermann

Former broadcast journalist, first with the BBC World Service in London then with several sports cable TV channels, the last of which was Eurosport (France) specialising in American sports. Wrote guide book Paris Movie Walks, about my adopted hometown (since 1993). Now, blogging about easy hiking aiming to interest as many people as possible from different age groups to take it up as it is one of the best thing I discovered albeit a little late in my adult life. Married with one son.

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Michael knows a lot about:

  • Architecture
  • History
  • Poetry

Michael's Special Recommendations

Michael says, "Don't leave Paris without exploring a non-central arrondissement on foot."

10Best Lists by Michael Schuermann

What to See, Where to Eat near French Open

You are planning to go to Paris for the French Open – and don’t fancy taking long metro rides every evening for a bite and a bit of entertainment after a day of action on the courts? Then you should read this....


10 Best Dazzling Views of Montmarte

Once you have booked your affordable flights to Europe and arrived in Paris, you will no doubt want to see the artists’ square – but for the best sights of Montmartre, the French capital’s most...


10 Movie Locations You'll Recognize in Paris

Paris is not only full of famous sights, but also of “hidden” ones – of street corners, cafés and urban beauty spots where famous movie scenes have been shot. If you have ever walked through Paris with a strange...


10 Amazing Places To Picnic In Paris

A recipe for the best meal you will have in Paris: First, pick a traiteur (a caterer) on the local market near your hotel or holiday flat. (Take the one that always has the longest queue.) Select some stuff that...