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A Pocket of Paris: Rue de la Huchette

Rue de la Huchette, situated right beside the St. Michel fountain and St. Michel métro station, is a narrow street that is full of character. It boasts many cheap, but tasty, three course menus ranging from 8€ to around 30€. As this is in the old Latin Quarter, it is a favorite among tourists but […]
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Le Marais

A man with a flowing beard, wearing a black fedora, with strings (tziztit) running down the side of his pants carries a black siddur (prayer book) in his hand as he leaves shul (synagogue).  A bar with a rainbow flag and male patrons is starting happy hour.  Young women wearing the newest fashion and six-inch […]
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Club Showcase | Best Nightclubs in Paris

A nightclub underneath a bridge sounds like it should be an interesting place to socialise, but Club Showcase is more than this. Once a former boat hangar beneath the iconic Pont Alexandre III, the nightspot is youthful and trendy, playing host to both up and coming and fully established DJs. The location really is out […]
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Fête de la Musique (June 21)

For one night only, Paris is a true party town late until the morning with Fête de la Musique, which is a singular free music festival celebrating the beginning of summer.  As a glitter of light from late dusk remains until nearly 11:00 p.m., this event, in which normally restrained Parisians party loudly until the […]
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La Flûte l’Étoile | Champagne Bar

One of my favorite haunts to go for a glass of bubbly is La Flûte l’Étoile in the 17th arrondissement.  La Flûte is a stone’s throw away from the Arc de Triumph off of the Avenue Wagram. It is an intimate and elegant spot with modern décor. They have a typical bar setting downstairs and […]
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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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