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Musee de Carnavalet Paris

Written by on December 30, 2015 in Arty, Museums and Châteaux, Paris, Romantic
Musee de Carnavalet Paris

The Musee de Carnavalet in Paris was once home to a Marquise. Today it houses a fabulous collection of furniture, sculpture, paintings and more, dedicated to the history of Paris in a stunning Renaissance buildings, one of the oldest houses in the Marais area of Paris. Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, the Marquise de Sévigné was a […]

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The Bouquinistes of Paris | The Book Sellers of the Seine

Written by on November 5, 2015 in Arty, Paris, Quirky, Romantic
The Bouquinistes of Paris | The Book Sellers of the Seine

Did you know that the 900 green book boxes that sit atop the walls that line the Seine River in Paris have UNESCO status? Known as the Bouquinistes of Paris (booksellers of Paris) along the banks of the River Seine is where you’ll discover second-hand and specialist antiquarian books of all kinds. Between the Quai […]

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Beautiful Video of Paris France

Written by on October 7, 2014 in Paris, Romantic
Beautiful Video of Paris France

If you’ve never been to Paris and want to know what it really looks like then this beautiful 5 minute video of Paris France will show you… and if you’ve been and you want to remember it how it is, this video will remind you just how stunning the city of light can be. When […]

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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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Museum of Romantic Life Paris

Written by on January 13, 2014 in Guest Blogs, Romantic
Museum of Romantic Life Paris

Paris is known for its famous, large museums such as the Louvre and Orsay but there are many small, charming museums to be visited. Often the smaller collections are displayed in old mansions and historic buildings which means you can get a view of life in times gone by at the same time. One of […]

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A Paris Photographer

Written by on November 19, 2013 in Expats in France, Romantic
A Paris Photographer

Paris is the city of light, love and Romance, one of the most popular places in the world and one of the most photographed cities ever. A recent survey of brides showed that Paris is one of the top locations for dream engagements, marriages, proposals or for a romantic holiday with a loved one. Krystal […]

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Seeing the Eiffel Tower for the first time

Written by on October 17, 2013 in French Icons, Romantic
Seeing the Eiffel Tower for the first time

Do you remember the first time you saw the Eiffel Tower in Paris? For many people that very first sighting of the iconic metal tower is a powerful experience and for Marjory Steele-Skousen from the US it certainly lived up to all her expectations. Marjory from Pacific Northwest in a suburb of Seattle, WA visited […]

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Say I Love you in Paris

Written by on September 13, 2013 in Romantic
Say I Love you in Paris

How would you like to be collected from your swanky hotel in Paris by a chauffeur driven Rolls Royce, whisked away to a gorgeous wooden chalet on an island in Paris where Napoleon III wooed his Empress or have a thousand red roses fall on the deck of private boat as you glide serenely down […]

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Eiffel Tower history and facts

Written by on April 11, 2012 in French Icons, Paris, Romantic
Eiffel Tower history and facts

The Eiffel Tower or Tour Eiffel as it is in French, has become synonymous with Paris and France. It is impossible not to feel moved when you view this cultural icon proudly standing high – so absolutely linked is its image with France’s capital city. Read the amazing Eiffel Tower history and facts of this […]

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