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The Enigmatic Pei Pyramids of Paris

Written by on February 10, 2017 in Arty, Paris
The Enigmatic Pei Pyramids of Paris

President Francois Mitterand of France was a great instigator of modern planning and architectural ideas for Paris. During his tenure, he was the originator of many post war features including the apparently dead straight ‘Triumphal Way’. This alignment of celebrated structural icons stretches from the Louvre as far as the Grand Arch, some 10 kilometres away, […]

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Discovering the secrets of Paris | Eglise Saint Augustin

Written by on January 13, 2017 in Paris
Discovering the secrets of Paris | Eglise Saint Augustin

There’s something about ambling through the side streets of Paris, ducking into passageways, stopping in a quiet spot to sit, reflect and admire the beauty of the City of Light, all the while attempting to discover more of its glory. If you are the type of visitor who needs a bit more; who aims to […]

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The Science Museum in Paris

Written by on January 7, 2017 in Museums and Châteaux, Paris
The Science Museum in Paris

There is a shiny oasis in the north east corner of Paris that presents practical science for now and for all our futures. It is the largest science museum in Europe.  The ‘Cite’ des Sciences et de L’Industrie’ is a showcase of modern revolution and a capacious chasm depicting life beyond our present experience. About […]

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Top Tips For Eating Out In Paris

Written by on December 21, 2016 in Gastronomy, Paris
Top Tips For Eating Out In Paris

People travel to Paris for a variety of different reasons, ranging from business trips to summer vacation.  Whatever the reason for making the trip, you will find your visit to the City of Light much more enjoyable if you take advantage of the many opportunities to dine on the fine French cuisine that hundreds of […]

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3 Top Tips to discover the Paris of locals on a budget

Written by on December 19, 2016 in Arty, Paris
3 Top Tips to discover the Paris of locals on a budget

  Paris is always a good idea but can be expensive for most travelers, but there are ways to make your money go further. Discover the Paris of locals, authentic and real, gorgeous as always but not expensive. It’s all too easy to keep to the tourist destinations but look a little further and you’ll […]

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What to do in Paris when it rains 

Written by on December 16, 2016 in Arty, Funky, Paris, Quirky, Romantic
What to do in Paris when it rains 

You booked a trip in Paris and then it rains. But you shouldn’t worry that it will ruin your visit even though when you booked your ticket you probably thought the weather would be sunny! Ten things to do in Paris when it rains Paris weather is unpredictable and even in summer rain is not […]

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The Top Ten Paris Visits

Written by on November 1, 2016 in Arty, Funky, Paris, Quirky, Romantic
The Top Ten Paris Visits

If you only have a day or a weekend in Paris, you’ll want to make the most of your time and see the most iconic sites. I’m often asked for my tips for what to see when you only have a short window of time, so here are my top ten Paris visits – iconic […]

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Musee d’Orsay Spectacular Second Empire Exhibition

Written by on October 20, 2016 in Arty, Paris
Musee d’Orsay Spectacular Second Empire Exhibition

The Musee d’Orsay museum which sits across the river from the Louvre is located in what was once a railway station. The permanent exhibitions are superb – paintings, furniture, art deco, sculptures and much more. It also has fabulous restaurants that are like works of art in themselves. Spectacular Second Empire Exhibition There are also regular […]

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Four great bars and restaurants in Paris

Written by on October 18, 2016 in Funky, Gastronomy, Paris
Four great bars and restaurants in Paris

There are thousands of bars and restaurants in Paris, some are known around the world like the Café de Flore or Les Deux Magots, famous for those who once drank there. But these are not the places where Parisians go to relax at the end of the day. So, if you’re looking for an authentic bar or restaurant, […]

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Deliciously Deranged Nuit Blanche Paris

Written by on October 16, 2016 in Arty, Funky, Paris, Quirky
Deliciously Deranged Nuit Blanche Paris

Nuit Blanche literally means White Night, a term that’s used to describe a night without sleep. In Paris though, on the first Saturday of October it means one single night which sees the city put on a very special show. With Nuit Blanche Paris, you can expect the unexpected, a dawn to dusk extravaganza with […]

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