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Planet Hollywood Disneyland Paris

Written by on July 21, 2015 in Funky, Theme Parks
Planet Hollywood Disneyland Paris

From the moment you ascend the staircase at Planet Hollywood Disneyland Paris you know you’re in for a treat. It screams drama, theatricality, entertainment – lights, camera, action! Access to Planet Hollywood and all the other restaurants in the huge food court at Disneyland Paris is free. You don’t have to buy tickets or go […]

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Secret Paris The Sorbonne District

Written by on July 9, 2015 in Paris, Photo gallery
Secret Paris The Sorbonne District

There is a secret part of Paris in the 5th Arrondissement that many visitors don’t know about… In the Parisian neighbourhood known as the Sorbonne district, you’ll find some picturesque roads and houses that are reminders of a Paris that existed many years ago.  Take rue Galande (pictured above). There’s been a road here since […]

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The oldest public clock in Paris

Written by on July 4, 2015 in Paris, Quirky
The oldest public clock in Paris

The oldest remaining part of the Palais de la Cité is the Conciergerie on the Isle de la Cité, right in the heart of Paris, and it’s here where you’ll see old father time, pretty much literally as this is where the oldest public clock in Paris is located… This is where the first Royal […]

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What to see and do in Montmartre, Paris

Written by on June 28, 2015 in Paris
What to see and do in Montmartre, Paris

Montmartre rests on a hill, 130 meters above the sprawling city of Paris. You don’t need a map to find it. Just look out for the very prominent Basilica du Sacré-Cœur, which majestically surveys all that lies at its feet. The name Montmartre translates as ‘mountain of the martyr’. The name reminds France of one […]

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What’s Up Paris? 5 New Things to Discover

Written by on May 28, 2015 in Arty
What’s Up Paris? 5 New Things to Discover

  Paris is well known for its rich history and iconic architecture, but there is much more to the city than this. The French capital is continually changing and aside from its long-standing tourist favourites, it boasts an array of brand new and revamped delights for visitors to explore. If you’re planning a Paris break, […]

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Porte Saint-Denis Paris

Written by on May 27, 2015 in Paris, Photo gallery
Porte Saint-Denis Paris

Paris is a city full of surprises and never fails to deliver. No matter how many times you visit there’s always something new to discover… like the breathtaking Porte Saint-Denis on the Boulevard de Bonne Nouvelle in the 10th arrondissement… Porte Saint-Denis was built on the orders of Louis XIV in 1672 to celebrate his […]

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The Louvre Paris Facts, Art and Tickets

Written by on May 18, 2015 in Funky, Museums and Châteaux, Paris
The Louvre Paris Facts, Art and Tickets

So enormous is the Louvre, the world’s most visited museum that it would take three months to view every piece of art contained in it, and that’s if you spent just 30 seconds looking at each artwork all day, every day without a break. There are more than 7,500 paintings, the displays cover nearly 15 […]

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Place des Vosges A Small Square Of Parisian Paradise

Written by on May 11, 2015 in Paris
Place des Vosges A Small Square Of Parisian Paradise

At the Bastille end of the Marais on the right bank is a small square of Parisian Paradise. Place des Vosges is the city’s oldest square. It’s tiny compared to the Jardin du Luxembourg on the left bank or Jardin des Tuileries alongside the Louvre. It’s a garden bed in comparison to one of those […]

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The Best Panoramic Views in Paris

Written by on April 14, 2015 in Funky, Paris
The Best Panoramic Views in Paris

Paris is panoramic; fact. From the Eiffel Tower to the Arc de Triomphe, Musee d’Orsay and the Montparnasse, everywhere you look there are sights to be seen from every angle. The local experts at The Paris Pass have travelled high and low in search of the best panoramas in Paris. From historic forts, to riverside […]

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Paris Insider Address Book | Buly 1803

Written by on April 13, 2015 in French Style, Funky, Paris
Paris Insider Address Book | Buly 1803

Buly 1803 is located at the end of rue Bonaparte in a store that you might pass if you weren’t looking for it or if you weren’t keeping your eyes peeled. It is located in an old pharmacy and the owners were smart enough to keep most of the interior intact with dark cabinets and […]

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