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Paris Plages

Every summer, from mid-July to mid-August, 3.5km of the busy road running along the Seine in the centre of the city is closed off and transformed into a beach, complete with golden sand, palm trees, deck chairs and petanque players. 182 more words

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(The Friday Before) Last Friday Night

Recently un copain and I went to an exhibit at the Hôtel de Ville called Design & Artisanat d’Art : Berlin et Paris exposent leurs créaturs… 434 more words


La Mangerie, 7 rue de Jarente, 75004 Paris (Metro: Saint Paul/Chemin Vert)

“Hanging orange trees, tasty wines and delicious tapas make the perfect ingredients for a Spanish gastronomic voyage”

The Setting: Tucked away on a quiet side street behind Saint-Paul metro, just a few minutes’ from Place des Vosges, lies “La Mangerie”: a small and quirky Spanish restaurant with tasty tapas and dangerously delicious cocktails. 292 more words

Parisian Foodie

The Prettiest Squares in Paris: Place des Vosges

The oldest and one of the most beautiful squares in Paris, the Places des Vosges is spectacular at any time of year. I like it in the winter, the bare trees mean that you get a wonderful view of the magnificent 17th century red brick buildings that line the square. 211 more words

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Paris old & new - the rue des Jardins

Living in Paris is like living inside history, if that makes sense. The museums are not just full of collections to be looked at, they live and evolve, involving us as spectators and visitors. 182 more words

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One Week Later

Last weekend a former colleague and I walked past Hôtel de Ville (City Hall) and stopped to look up at these black and white banners. … 257 more words


Paris: Shabby chic Le Haut Marais

I’ve been fortunate enough to travel to Paris twice this year and let me tell you, the French capital never tires. On both trips, which were actually made very close to each other, I’ve managed to make new discoveries. 226 more words