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Paris Accommodation on a Budget

Written by on February 27, 2015 in Paris
Paris Accommodation on a Budget

      Ever dreamt of having the city of light at your fingertips without having to pay the excruciating prices for accommodation? Visiting Europe’s capital cities, especially Paris, can deliver the trip of a lifetime. Many of us are stunned to the core by the beautiful buildings, the atmospheric streets and also by the […]

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Walking the Bridges of Paris

Written by on February 20, 2015 in Paris, Quirky
Walking the Bridges of Paris

Walking the bridges of Paris is a fine way to get a feel for the city says Bob Lyons taking his own advice… More than twenty two years ago, I suffered the effects of a serious road accident in France. I stayed in a French hospital for a month and then returned to my house […]

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The Picasso Museum Paris

Written by on February 16, 2015 in Arty, Paris
The Picasso Museum Paris

  Picasso once said “Give me a museum and I will fill it” and in Paris, the Hotel Salé AKA the Picasso Museum in the historic Marais district, is pulling in crowds after undergoing a complete renovation. Bob Lyons investigates… Picasso Museum Paris I joined the back of a long queue under chilly drizzle in […]

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Things to do in Paris Alone, the pleasure is all yours!

Written by on February 13, 2015 in Funky, Paris
Things to do in Paris Alone, the pleasure is all yours!

Paris is for lovers they say, but it’s also for those travelling alone. The city of light and love is the number one destination for couples in love, romantic, thrilling and seductive. But, if you’re alone in Paris all of its considerable charms apply, the pleasures of Paris for solo travellers are plentiful and, you’ll […]

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A personal tour of Paris

Written by on January 27, 2015 in Arty, Paris
A personal tour of Paris

Paris in many ways represents the very essence of finest European art, culture, cuisine and architecture and epitomises elegance and sophistication. Though I have visited many times, I decided to take a personally guided, almost intimate, tour to explore this cultural greatness. Robert PINK provides tours of Parisian quarters where the more hidden, and sometimes […]

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Shakespeare and Company Paris Bookstore

Written by on January 15, 2015 in Quirky
Shakespeare and Company Paris Bookstore

For any book-lover, the Shakespeare and Company Paris bookstore is a must-see. It has been the centre of the English-speaking literary community in the city for sixty years… Located just across the Seine from Notre Dame, the shop is housed in a crooked 17th century building with huge exposed beams. The building, which was originally […]

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Christmas in Paris from your Armchair

Written by on December 11, 2014 in Christmas Markets, Paris, Photo gallery
Christmas in Paris from your Armchair

It just trips off the tongue doesn’t it, Christmas in Paris… the lights, the markets, bars and restaurants gleaming and teaming, vin chaud and lush shops with wonderful window dressings. The loveliest streets and avenues in the city are decked out in magical lights and historic buildings twinkle. More than ever, the capital lives up […]

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Louis Vuitton Foundation Paris

Written by on November 10, 2014 in Art and Artists, Arty, Paris
Louis Vuitton Foundation Paris

Much excitement in Paris at the end of 2014 accompanied the opening stage of a brand new private museum and art Centre. Sponsored by the group LVMH (Louis Vuitton) and its subsidiaries, the Louis Vuitton Foundation Paris is an incredible sight, a standout colossus of a building. Linda Matthieu takes an inaugural visit and finds […]

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Paris Travel Guide

Written by on November 5, 2014 in Holiday Travel, Paris
Paris Travel Guide

It’s a city that is like any other big city – there’s good and there’s bad. It’s a city that is also unlike any other city in the world, it’s Paris… One of the big misconceptions many people have is the size of Paris, and I mean inner Paris, the arrondissements (districts) not the sprawling […]

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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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