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Secret Gardens to Visit in Paris

Secret Gardens to Visit in Paris

February 12, 2020

The parks and public gardens in Paris will be jam-packed and crowded with tourists and natives who will most likely be out and about to make use of the cool springtime breeze. If you want to steer clear from busy parks, make your way to some of Paris's “secret” gardens.

A Night of History and Culture

A Night of History and Culture

February 11, 2020

Visiting Paris during the busy and lively season? Take part in Paris’ springtime festivals. To start, rediscovery the city at the Nuit des Musees, or simply, the “Night of Museums'. One special night to visit these museums - Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, Centre Pompidou, or Arts and Metiers Museum.

A Different Kind of Spring Break

A Different Kind of Spring Break

February 10, 2020

Looking for a different experience in spring break? Need to escape from the crowd of the Louvre Museum, Eiffel Tower, Versailles Palace, or Disneyland? Try the world-famous Musee D'Orsay to see some of the best impressionist artists in history.

Delicious Pastry Destinations

Delicious Pastry Destinations

February 09, 2020

Coming this Spring? If you want to make your trip to Paris worthwhile, it’s important to visit the restaurants, cafes, and patisseries that have given Paris its reputation as a gourmet capital. Check this out:

The Best Film Festival

The Best Film Festival

February 07, 2020

No doubt - Paris is a multicultural city and a leader in the world of art. Experience an annual Festival of International Documentary Films, or to give its correct French title – Cinema du Reel. Be inspired! Continue reading...

Passy

Passy

February 06, 2020

Paris’s luxurious 16th arrondissement is a true page-turner, and time will fly as you seek out fresh produce at the Marché de Passy or leaf through the offerings of nearby designer boutiques. Each new chapter of your stay will be more unforgettable than the last one.

Parlez - French........ please?

Parlez - French........ please?

February 05, 2020

It is possible to survive in the city of Paris for a few days with the basics of 'Bonjour' and 'Merci'. But if you are planning to stay a bit longer and go beyond the typical tourist haunts of this great city, it's a good idea to get some French expressions, questions and answers ready to use. More tips here ...

My one love and I .... in Paris.... !

My one love and I .... in Paris.... !

February 04, 2020

Don't wait to fall in love before you visit Paris. Travel with your love - your dog. Find out what you need to know from the airlines, animal passport, microchip, things to do, and pet-friendly apartments.

5 Paris Museums Perfect for Children

5 Paris Museums Perfect for Children

February 03, 2020

A family vacation would be incomplete without a visit to Disneyland or Jardin d’Acclimatation along Bois de Boulogne. Check out these 5 museums for children that should make good alternatives. Keep on reading...

10 of the Most Beautiful Libraries in Paris

10 of the Most Beautiful Libraries in Paris

January 30, 2020

Apart from popular chateaus in and around Paris, even in Parisian libraries, you can see displays of art. Check out these lists of the most beautiful libraries in Paris. Find out what they are all about, where to find them, and what to expect.

Foxes in Paris

Foxes in Paris

January 29, 2020

It might be far from the usual tourist path but you may want to see rare leopard cubs, a variety of birds, or simply find out what sound foxes make in reality. Visit one of the most widely visited zoos in Paris - Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes.

Castles in Paris: A Walk Down Post-Renaissance France

Castles in Paris: A Walk Down Post-Renaissance France

January 28, 2020

Want a peek into the French aristocratic way of life? See Paris' mansions, palaces, and chateaus which were built during the post-renaissance years. Schedule a trip down to these popular destinations.

'Hidden' Nature Parks in Paris

'Hidden' Nature Parks in Paris

January 27, 2020

For the quieter and simpler folk who prefer to mingle in parks and landmarks that are less crowded, we highly recommend visiting hidden nature parks in Paris. Just because they are off the beaten path does not mean they should be ignored.

Paris from a High

Paris from a High

January 25, 2020

Have you imagined yourself - on top of the Eiffel tower, looking down the beautiful city of Paris? Saying to the world, 'I am the 'king' or 'queen' of the world'? If you think, you're at the highest point in Paris, then you're wrong. Continue reading...

Je voudrais un Big-mac... Now please!

Je voudrais un Big-mac... Now please!

January 24, 2020

When traveling, how would you find out where are the best restaurants, events, or things to do? Reviews. But not just reviews. Find out authentic reviews online so you'll be guided accordingly and won't ruin your stay. Keep reading to find out...

Eat, Pray, Blog

Eat, Pray, Blog

January 23, 2020

When traveling, how would you find out where are the best restaurants, events, or things to do? Reviews. But not just reviews. Find out authentic reviews online so you'll be guided accordingly and won't ruin your stay. Keep reading to find out...

Cycle Free and Explore

Cycle Free and Explore

January 22, 2020

Discover Paris as the first city to spearhead the free bicycle movement. Home to the finish line of the most famous bike race in the world. What's more interesting is that the city has a dedicated bike festival every June. Read more...

A Beautiful Language

A Beautiful Language

January 21, 2020

French - no doubt it's a beautiful language! But what are the challenges when you only speak English? Would going to the Language school be the solution? Try checking out some sites that might help you - Couchsurfing and MeetUp. Read more...

Plane Problems

Plane Problems

January 20, 2020

Traveling in Paris (or anywhere in France)? Here's an important tip: you should know when there is currently a strike. There is no need to panic, it’s not a bad strike or even a new one. The strike, I’m talking about is the air traffic controller strike. Read more...

The Magic of The Museum

The Magic of The Museum

January 19, 2020

Traveling with kids? Then, you probably thinking about child-friendly things to do. How about museums? Yes, museums. How about an incredible Magic Museum? It’s only a 5-minute walk from the Louvre. Your children will probably love!

Buying A Slice of Paris

Buying A Slice of Paris

January 18, 2020

Why consider having a second home in Paris? The largest city on the continent of Europe - dynamic, cultural, artistic, and fun. It is everything you want in a city. It's an easy choice. The trick with buying a second home is balancing between the investment and place.

Weird and Wonderful Museums

Weird and Wonderful Museums

January 17, 2020

Visiting Paris on cold days? No worries, you may still have several things to do - go for something unusual like visiting weird and wonderful museums. Père Lachaise Cemetery. Vampire Museum. Sounds interesting?

In Search of Hip

In Search of Hip

January 15, 2020

Find out whats the best flea market to buy clothes for hip style in the fashion capital of the world. Spend a day or at least several hours rummaging through the place to get some really great deals. Take your money out before you get there!

The Great Winter Read

The Great Winter Read

January 14, 2020

If you are staying in Paris for a couple of weeks and you love books, you may want to register at the local library. Find out why you should do it. But if you don't have much time, you can visit several best English language book shops in the city, here's the list...

Parlez-vous what now.....!

Parlez-vous what now.....!

January 13, 2020

Studying French in Paris? Find out the positive and negative aspects of this decision. What’s the best way to learn? When is the best time to go? What are the best schools? What if I am a total beginner? Get the answers from these questions...keep reading...

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

January 12, 2020

Haven't heard of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec? If you are an art lover then you'll find him interesting. You'll see some of his sketches and drawings in the most famous and celebrated museums in the world. La Blanchisseuse is one, sold 22.4 million dollars. Find out how his work contributed a lot in Paris.

Culture for the Winter

Culture for the Winter

January 11, 2020

Festival d’Automne à Paris is a multidisciplinary contemporary art of theatre, music, dance, visual arts and cinema happening from 10 September to 31 December in some forty or so places in the Paris region.

In Praise of...Cinema

In Praise of...Cinema

January 10, 2020

Are you a big movie fan? Who says no? But how about non-English movies? Give it at least a couple hours of your time to see great movies in Paris this 2020 from action, animation, adventure, comedy, drama, fantasy, horror, romance, and sci-fi.

Lady Liberty

Lady Liberty

January 09, 2020

Don't be confused or surprised when you see the Statue of Liberty in Paris. It's not a replica either, its the original one! It's a 22-minute walk from the Eiffel tower along the Seine River. Maybe you've missed the history? Sounds Interesting? Keep on reading...

The Fashion Capital

The Fashion Capital

January 08, 2020

Paris as the center of the fashion industry holds the name of the global fashion capital of France and the world. If you are visiting in February, lucky are you to witness Paris Men’s Fashion Week and Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week.

Is Big Bus, a Big Deal ?

Is Big Bus, a Big Deal ?

January 07, 2020

Would you consider touring Paris on a big bus or on foot? Well, it depends, if you have limited time say 24 hours, you can consider that, but if you have ample time, consider using your legs to see how amazing Paris is - from the iconic artworks, parks, museums, old streets, restaurants, theatres, and a whole lot more.

Dining in the Dark

Dining in the Dark

January 06, 2020

Have you imagined yourself dining in the dark? sitting beside a stranger? eating the food you need to figure out what it is? drinking beverages you don't see? grope for the cutleries on your table? Then, have that strange feeling by visiting 'Dans Le Noir?' in Rue Quincampoix, Paris!

Learning to Parle - Parte Deux

Learning to Parle - Parte Deux

January 05, 2020

Bonjour! Always greet the shopkeeper, clerk, or waiter 'Bonjour Madame/Monsieur!' before asking for anything. Make time to learn a little bit of French when visiting Paris. It will help a lot to make things a bit easier.

Learning to Parle - Parte Un

Learning to Parle - Parte Un

January 04, 2020

Is it a requirement to speak French when in Paris? No, its not but it is important that you know a little of French. Make a little time and effort to learn 5 or more words, it wouldn't hurt you anyway. Isn't cool that you speak another language apart from English?

Bye Bye 2019

Bye Bye 2019

January 03, 2020

How does theatre in Paris translate? Does going to the theatre is on your bucket list? Well, 2019 was a great year to highlight a good theatre in Paris. And one good news is that the Paris Fringe Theatre festival is coming back from 1-7 June 2020!

Louvre 101

Louvre 101

December 28, 2019

Apart from Monalisa and Venus de Milo, what you should see in visiting the world's largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris - the Louvre Museum? Imagine how you would feel when you see the amazing dazzling glass pyramid and the elegant 17th-century building surrounding it.

Xmas French Style

Xmas French Style

December 27, 2019

Wondering what are the Festive Things to do in Paris during the Christmas vacation. Find out how is it like to celebrate Christmas in Paris - learn from their culture, traditions, food, going to mass, and how they decorate their Christmas trees.




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