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The Most Magnificent Fountains in Paris

Paris, the City of Light… and water? The use of water in French gardens has been an important design element since the Renaissance, following the Italian style. French gardens and...
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Bastille Day in Paris – Origins and Celebration in Paris

July 14th in France is the Fête Nationale, or Bastille Day, which celebrates the anniversary of the French Revolution of 1789. The French Revolution was an extraordinary moment when people...
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A Beach in the Middle of Paris!? How to Escape the Parisian Summer Heat without Leaving the City

It can get pretty hot in Paris during July and August. If you’re visiting the City of Lights this summer and want to escape the heat, there’s no need to...
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Hemingway’s Favourite Spots in Paris

Ernest Hemingway wrote in A Moveable Feast, “There is never any ending to Paris and the memory of each person who has lived in it differs from that of any...
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Fête de la Musique in Paris 2019: Where to go and what to do!

This Friday, June 21st is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and that night the Fête de la Musique 2019 is celebrated all over the world. Now...

Berthe Morisot, the forgotten icon of Impressionism, showcased at Musée D’Orsay

One week from now, on June 18th 2019, D’Orsay Museum opens its doors for the first time to female impressionist painter Berthe Morisot and we are very much looking forward...

How to Navigate the Busy Streets of Paris

I moved to Paris eight years ago and I can honestly say it took me three to four years to find my own pace living in Paris. By pace I...
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The Best Designer Clothing Shops for Kids in Paris

Paris is one of the fashion capitals of the world, and the options for designer shopping are endless. Whether you’re hitting the high end haute-couture boutiques, department stores, or cool...
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How Haussmann changed Paris: The history behind Paris’ most iconic façades

In the 1850s, Napoléon III gave the Baron Haussmann the great task of creating new roads and buildings for the city of Paris. The Baron met some controversy for his...
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5 Things You Can Find At Paris Flea Market

In French, the verb chiner literally means to search for rare or old objects. It is not surprising that such a word exists in the French language as Flea Markets...
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