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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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Backstage Roland Garros Tour

Written by on May 19, 2014 in Paris, Sport, Tours in France
Backstage Roland Garros Tour

Tennis fan Linda Matthieu goes back stage at Roland Garros and discovers secrets of the star players and finds out all about the fabulous, famous venue… If you love tennis and, especially, watching tennis on TV, there is no bigger thrill than entering the gates at the Roland Garros tennis grounds. Approaching this famous venue, you […]

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Musee de Luxembourg Paris

Written by on March 25, 2014 in Art and Artists, Arty, Paris
Musee de Luxembourg Paris

Initially housed in the Palais du Luxembourg that Marie de Medici had built between 1615 and 1630, the Musée du Luxembourg was the first French museum to be opened to the public, in 1750. At that time, visitors could admire twenty-four paintings by Rubens celebrating Marie de Medici and around a hundred paintings from the […]

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5 Fabulous things to do in Paris in the spring

Written by on March 18, 2014 in Paris
5 Fabulous things to do in Paris in the spring

Let me just start by saying that one of the best things to do in Paris in the spring is totally free. It takes in the major sites and sights, it can reveal the quirky side of Paris as well as the most famous landmarks, it can surprise you in ways you never imagined, it’s […]

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