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How to find the perfect holiday apartment in Paris

Written by on November 14, 2017 in Paris, Renting a House in France
How to find the perfect holiday apartment in Paris

When you visit Paris, where you stay is an important part of the journey. Staying in an apartment really enhances the whole Paris experience enabling you to live more like a local than a visitor. Why rent an apartment in Paris? Whether you’re solo, a couple, friends or a family, renting an apartment can give […]

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6 of the very best cultural venues in Paris

Written by on November 13, 2017 in Arty, Paris, Romantic
6 of the very best cultural venues in Paris

Paris is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating cultural cities in the world. Historians say that there have been inhabitants in the area since at least 8000 BC, the Romans established a town here and it became the capital of Clovis, King of the Franks in 508 AD. In the middle ages Paris became one […]

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Au Boeuf Couronné a great hotel and restaurant in Paris

Written by on November 7, 2017 in Paris
Au Boeuf Couronné a great hotel and restaurant in Paris

Just 5 minutes by metro from the Gare du Nord or Gare de l’Est you’ll find the historic restaurant Au Boeuf Couronné which now also boasts a fabulous new hotel. The oldest steak house in Paris Au Boeuf Couronnéis the oldest steak house in Paris. I’ts been delighting diners since 1865 when it first opened […]

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Four Romantic Bars in Paris to woohoo your loved one

Written by on November 3, 2017 in Paris, Romantic
Four Romantic Bars in Paris to woohoo your loved one

Paris is often called the city of love and it’s true, there’s something about Paris that brings out the romantic in us. It could be the fabulous architecture and the thought of so much history passing. Or perhaps its the cobble stone streets, the winding little alleys, the gentle meandering of the river Seine. For […]

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Boat tour on the River Seine Paris

Written by on November 2, 2017 in Paris
Boat tour on the River Seine Paris

Located at the base of the Eiffel Tower on the banks of the seine you’ll find Les Vedettes de Paris Seine river boat rides. And, if you want to see loads of landmarks in a short space of time, then a fabulous boat ride is a great way to achieve this. See the landmarks of […]

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Brilliant places for late night snacks in Paris

Written by on October 27, 2017 in Paris
Brilliant places for late night snacks in Paris

Feeling a bit peckish in Paris at night? There are plenty of places in the city where night owls can enjoy a nightcap and a nibble. We take a look at some of the best late-night restaurants in Paris. Where to find late night snacks in Paris Chic and glamorous L’Expiremental Cocktail Club in Montorgeuil […]

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The Legendary Cabarets of Paris France

Written by on October 20, 2017 in Paris
The Legendary Cabarets of Paris France

Cabaret in Paris is famous. It’s about more than can-can dancing, though that may be a big part of its allure. It’s not just about frills and feathers, tassels and stockings, bling and beads. To the French, it’s an art form that celebrates the beauty of the human body (yes there are topless and scantily […]

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A bike tour of Paris provides a new view of the city

Written by on October 17, 2017 in Paris
A bike tour of Paris provides a new view of the city

Finding myself with a few hours to spare in Paris in the middle of August on a sunny day I decided to join a bike tour. I had considered the implications of confronting mad Parisian motorists from the saddle of a bicycle. My faith was never tested though, their manners were perfect and I was […]

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The Promenade Plantée Paris – the most unusual park in the city

Written by on October 16, 2017 in Paris, Quirky, Romantic
The Promenade Plantée Paris – the most unusual park in the city

The other day I was waiting at Gare de Lyon in Paris to take a train to Burgundy (I know I have the best job, right?!)… I had quite a bit of time to spare so, lugging my suitcase and camera bag I wandered outside the station. I decided to go no further than 10 […]

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3 cities perfect for Autumn visits in France

Written by on October 4, 2017 in Aquitaine, Holidays & Things to do, Paris, Rhône Alpes
3 cities perfect for Autumn visits in France

Paris in Autumn Hot chocolate in cafés that have a warm glow at dusk, golden leaves floating gently down on wide avenues and rosy sunsets. Rainy days when museums beckon, steaming hot coffee and croissants and walking on frosty cobble stones. And don’t forget Nuit Blanche, the big event of the season held every first […]

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