Exclusive access. Expert storytellers. Unforgettable experiences.

The Secret

Our industry reputation and special relationships mean we can open doors and make introductions that no-one else can. Our team is dedicated to making sure that each experience is an authentic expression of French culture, gastronomy, artistry and history. 
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Secret Journeys is a member of the American Chamber of Commerce in France, the Paris Tourist Office and the LGBTQ+ International association.

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Our unique team of media professionals and storytellers pride themselves on sharing personal stories and knowledge in the most compelling manner possible.


Every one of our Journeys includes exclusive access and the opportunity to meet the very people whose work and expertise bring each location to life.


Our authors, writers, journalists, photographers, chefs, professional speakers and guides are the most engaging experts you will encounter.



Whether you are inquiring about a leisure or business trip, we will identify, plan, and tailor the best experiences to exceed your expectations.


Our versatile staff and vast network make it possible to organize a memorable visit and/or mark a special event with private access in Paris's unparalleled locations.


We will help you capture unforgettable travel moments, in print or digital format, with our team of talented journalists, photographers and videographers.


Philippe Hertzberg

Philippe, founder of Secret Journeys, is director of operations.

Anne Bagamery

Anne shapes, edits and writes for our website and newsletter.

Chris Welsch

Chris is our editor and a contributor to our publications.

Janine Eberle

As writer and editorial consultant, Janine helps shape our experiences.

Leah Walker

Leah is our social media expert, active on Instagram and Facebook.

Maggie Mixon

Maggie, our intern, works on everything from the website to marketing.