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Visiting the Palace of Versailles soon? You might fancy a tour of the Trianon and the Queen’s hamlet, or the King’s apartments. The former residence of the last royal family of France looks exactly the same, like frozen in time. But did you know that a whole section of the Palace was already a museum...
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Paris bakery
Everyone knows of the baguette, the most iconic loaf of French bread. Without doubt, Paris is the one city where bakers know how to make it right. Some clichés about Parisians may not always correspond with reality, however, one is true: we have to admit true Parisians come back home almost every evening with a...
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Mona Lisa painting
Who was Mona Lisa in real life? Why is Mona Lisa so famous? Millions of tourists visit the portrait of Mona Lisa (also known as La Joconde) every year. The famous lady even made a cameo in a Beyoncé music video recently which they shot in the museum that hosts her – the famous Parisian...
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Chinese’ new year is upon us! In Nankin (China) on the Purple Mountain observatory, the date was set on February the 5th based on the lunisolar calendar. The year of the pig is fast approaching and calls for a proper celebration. If you have never heard of this celebration, then it is the perfect occasion...
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Snowy Paris
Temperatures are setting just above zero degrees (Celsius!), a grey unchanging sky blankets the city, and a freezing drizzle comes and goes and banishes us inside. What could we possibly do in Paris during wintertime? I say winter is an opportunity to do things we would not usually do in other circumstances. If you would...
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If you like impressionism and have a soft spot for friendship stories, you should visit the Musée Rodin. There you will find a friendly letter from one famous sculptor to one famous painter. An exchange between Rodin and Monet. Rodin and Monet were born only two days apart in the 19th century. Although it is...
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galette rois paris
Epiphany or Three Kings Day is a holiday celebrated in January 6th in many countries around the world, through many different custom traditions. In the Bible, this date marks the moment when the Three Wise Men arrive from Orient, guided by a star, to meet baby Jesus. In France, according to our guide Valentine, this is...
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