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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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Where do the French go on holiday in France?

Written by on September 9, 2014 in Holidays & Things to do, Quirky
Where do the French go on holiday in France?

Where do the French go on holiday in France? We discover the favourite places that the French like to visit and holiday at in France. French-born Australia based Yves Calmette re-visits France each summer. He likes to see and do as much as possible and takes us on a green journey from Brittany to Provence, […]

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The Marais in Paris

Written by on August 19, 2014 in Paris
The Marais in Paris

The Marais is an enticing mélange of old and traditional plus contemporary and slightly quirky. It is one of the most compelling areas in Paris. You can go to temple or to church and on the way home, pick up a hip new ensemble for visiting the gallery of modern art. You may pause to […]

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Better Travel Photos in Paris

Written by on August 6, 2014 in Arty, Paris, Tours in France
Better Travel Photos in Paris

Paris is the most visited city in the world and one of the most loved. The beauty of the architecture, the rich culture, historic streets and monuments, a myriad of museums and art galleries, a picturesque river, iconic landmarks – the reasons for the lure of Paris are many and varied. Paris is also the […]

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