Hi, I’m Donna.  I’m here to help you have the best possible Paris experience, just like you would if you were visiting your best friend and they were showing you around.   I’m not your average tour guide so don’t expect a lecture or to be put on a tour bus.  I’ve got lots of great stories to share; I know the city very well and have an adventurous spirit!

Keep reading to learn more about me or click here to look at some of my tour suggestions.


I moved to Paris in the Fall of 2006, and I don’t think I’ve stopped discovering things about this city since.  I love wandering around with or without a purpose.  Paris is a beautiful city for walking and has great museums and galleries and every neighborhood has it’s own character.  After 10 years, I’m definitely considered to be a “Parisian” and nothing makes be happier than sharing what I know about the city with others.

I was born in Texas, grew up in North Carolina, and I’m still a southern girl at heart.  I’m a graduate of Queens College in Charlotte, North Carolina and while living in Washington, DC, I completed an MBA from Johns Hopkins University.  I’ve had lots of interesting jobs and lived in some great cities, Miami, Los Angeles, Geneva, even a few years in New York.


When I’m not discovering new corners of Paris, I play tennis and ride my bike through the Bois de Bologne and the back roads of France. I cherish the time I have with friends trying out new restaurants and watching the French Open.  And when I nostalgically think about my old life in America, I realize that I’m a very lucky girl who now lives in a tiny apartment in the 8th  Arrondissement at the top of a beautiful Haussmannian building with views of the old rooftops of Paris in the distance. Come wander the city with me…