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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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Paris Plages 2014 – the city Seine-side!

Written by on July 29, 2014 in Funky, Paris
Paris Plages 2014 – the city Seine-side!

For Parisians and visitors alike, Paris Plages 2014 is the hottest and the coolest place in Paris – the place to see and be Seine! In 2002, someone in Paris had a great idea to make life more fun for those stuck in the metropolis during the long hot summer months – they would bring […]

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Things to do in Montmartre Paris – baking bread

Written by on July 28, 2014 in French Cuisine, Paris
Things to do in Montmartre Paris – baking bread

Lyn and Steve Baker from Perth, Australia arrived in Paris and their first tour was a behind the scenes look at a local Boulangerie in Montmartre… Things to do in Montmartre Paris – baking bread with an artisan baker We booked a bread making course in Montmartre, and unable to understand the very strong French […]

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Roll your way around France

Written by on July 15, 2014 in Funky
Roll your way around France

Rollerblading has rapidly gained popularity in France where it has been embraced by people of all ages. The top three destination cities for skating enthusiasts in France include Rennes, Paris and Annecy. Among these, Paris leads the pack and it is not uncommon to see in-line skaters weaving between pedestrians and zipping their way through […]

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CitizenM Paris a great stopover hotel

Written by on June 24, 2014 in Paris
CitizenM Paris a great stopover hotel

Which CitizenM mood are you in asks Alecia Caine, Paris reporter for The Good Life France as she parties at the opening night of the newest and funkiest hotels in Paris… The Dutch hotel chain just had their grand opening pyjama party at its new Paris location near Charles de Gaulle airport. It was a […]

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Relax in the centre of Paris at Parc Monceau

Written by on June 7, 2014 in Paris, Romantic
Relax in the centre of Paris at Parc Monceau

Paris expert Lisa Buros-Hutchins shares one of her favourite get-away-from-it-all parks in the heart of Paris… There is a terrific park in Paris that tends not to make the ‘must see’ list for first time visitors to the City of Light. The Parc Monceau is a wonderful escape in the crush of the high season […]

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