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Christmas in Paris from your Armchair

Written by on December 11, 2014 in Christmas Markets, Paris, Photo gallery
Christmas in Paris from your Armchair

It just trips off the tongue doesn’t it, Christmas in Paris… the lights, the markets, bars and restaurants gleaming and teaming, vin chaud and lush shops with wonderful window dressings. The loveliest streets and avenues in the city are decked out in magical lights and historic buildings twinkle. More than ever, the capital lives up […]

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Louis Vuitton Foundation Paris

Written by on November 10, 2014 in Art and Artists, Arty, Paris
Louis Vuitton Foundation Paris

Much excitement in Paris at the end of 2014 accompanied the opening stage of a brand new private museum and art Centre. Sponsored by the group LVMH (Louis Vuitton) and its subsidiaries, the Louis Vuitton Foundation Paris is an incredible sight, a standout colossus of a building. Linda Matthieu takes an inaugural visit and finds […]

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Paris Travel Guide

Written by on November 5, 2014 in Holiday Travel, Paris
Paris Travel Guide

It’s a city that is like any other big city – there’s good and there’s bad. It’s a city that is also unlike any other city in the world, it’s Paris… One of the big misconceptions many people have is the size of Paris, and I mean inner Paris, the arrondissements (districts) not the sprawling […]

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Personal Shopping Galeries Lafayette Paris

Written by on October 13, 2014 in Funky, Guest Blogs
Personal Shopping Galeries Lafayette Paris

Want to get a bit of Oh la la French style in Paris? We take a personal shopping experience in one of the most luxurious up-market stores in Paris. Reporter Lisa Buros-Hutchins tries on the best that Paris has to offer and discovers you don’t need to be a millionaire to enjoy this free service […]

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A perfect Paris Moment and a great Paris hotel

Written by on October 8, 2014 in Funky, Paris
A perfect Paris Moment and a great Paris hotel

If you want to stay somewhere central and special in Paris then add Hotel Balmoral to your list. I stayed here for one night in September on my way to the north of France from the south. It was late, a hot sticky Paris night and I had just completed a 4 hour train journey. […]

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Beautiful Video of Paris France

Written by on October 7, 2014 in Paris, Romantic
Beautiful Video of Paris France

If you’ve never been to Paris and want to know what it really looks like then this beautiful 5 minute video of Paris France will show you… and if you’ve been and you want to remember it how it is, this video will remind you just how stunning the city of light can be. When […]

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50s Fashion France show in Paris

Written by on September 30, 2014 in Arty, French Style
50s Fashion France show in Paris

In 1947, Christian Dior launched the first collection of his own fashion house, it revolutionized fashion codes and femininity. Immediately dubbed the ‘New Look” by Harper’s Bazaar editor in chief Carmel Snow, the “hourglass” figure and its extravagant demand for fabric, coming after the frugal years of the war created a furore. It met with […]

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Nuit Blanche Paris 2014

Written by on September 29, 2014 in Art and Artists, Arty, Paris
Nuit Blanche Paris 2014

The Nuit Blanche (White Night) has become one of the most popular events on the Paris cultural calendar. It’s an opportunity for locals and visitors to enjoy art in Paris in a relaxed and unusual way and have a lot of fun doing it – every first Saturday of October.  Stay up and party with […]

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5 ways to travel in Paris

Written by on September 17, 2014 in Paris, Quirky
5 ways to travel in Paris

If you’re planning to visit Paris, the chances are you will need to use public transport.  Luckily for you, transport choices in Paris are excellent, there’s no need to take your own car, just sit back and enjoy the ride as we take a look at 5 great ways to travel in Paris…. 5 great […]

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Six of the best historic restaurants in Paris

Written by on September 11, 2014 in French Cuisine, Paris
Six of the best historic restaurants in Paris

Six of the best historic restaurants in Paris, where to walk through the door is like entering a time tunnel and emerging into the world of Paris a hundred years ago… If you want to eat in Paris at a restaurant that offers great atmosphere, old school Paris menus and a real taste of yesteryear […]

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