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Sundays in Paris: ‘Paris Respire’

In Paris, Sunday is a day when the office is left behind and family is the main focus. After the habitual grasse matinée, or ‘fat morning’ in English, the city has little to offer in terms of activities, seeing as France retains a traditional view with regards to Sunday, meaning that very few establishments remain […]
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La Terrasse de Pomone

The weather is beautiful in Paris at the moment. Walking in the crowded streets, filled with sightseers desperately seeking their share of the sun, can be a little stifling at times, so I went in search of something a bit different. And I found it. The Terrasse de Pomone inside the Jardin des Tuileries is […]
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Mondrian Exhibition – Centre Pompidou

What to do in Paris when end-of-season sales are finished and weather is not nice? Apart from eating, of course, one of the remaining options is visiting an exhibition. The Centre Pompidou aka Notre Dame des Tuyaux (“Our Lady of Pipes” as it is called by Parisians, due to its uniquely monumental architecture) constantly offers […]
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Five Reasons to Love (and Hate) Paris

1. The Fashion. Of course, Paris is known to be the fashion capital of the world, and it doesn’t disappoint. Everywhere you look there’s a willowy, model-like silhouette of a woman dressed like she’s popped off the catwalk for an espresso and Marlboro light. You won’t ever see a jogger in a rumpled Nike hoodie […]
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Boulangerie Malineau

Just from looking in the window of this bakery, it is clear that their selection of sweet treats is out of this world. Located on the busy rue Vieille du Temple, you can be sure to round off a sunny afternoon in the Marais with a delightful pick-me-up. The range of patisserie items is astounding, […]
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Les Arènes de Lutèce

In a peaceful corner of the 5th arrondissement, the Arènes de Lutèce sit secluded and hidden. Once a Roman amphitheatre, the site once played witness to gladiatorial and theatrical events for the public, although after the fall of the Roman Empire, it became forgotten and buried. Share on Facebook
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