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Best Summer Events In Paris

Paris has a full menu of events for summer, from the Open Air Cinema at Parc de la Villette through August 22, to scattered brocante fairs for treasure hunters seeking antique Christofle silver and oil paintings. On the first Sunday of each month the national museums are free and every Sunday bicycle riders can freely experience […]
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Bastille Day (July 14th)

  Celebrations for Le Quartorze de Juillet (14th of July), also commonly known as Bastille Day or La Fête Nationale, mark one of the major party events in Paris for the year.  It commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison and the French revolt against Louis XVI and the French monarchy.  These events ultimately led […]
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Shopping in Le Marais – Vintage Fashion

We’ve hit those winter weeks when the ceaseless cold has us both frustrated and bored by repeating the same “closet staple” warm sweater. How to spruce up the wardrobe to survive through March? Head to the Marais for fabulous vintage fur. Chanel’s Fall-Winter collection for this season suggested we dress as Share on Facebook
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La Sainte-Chapelle

La Sainte-Chapelle is a veritable treasure box just waiting to be discovered. Its charm is hidden within the walls of the Conciergerie, the former palace and prison on Île de la Cité. Although more modern buildings now dominate the Parisian skyline, the chapel’s interior retains every bit of its medieval beauty. Saint Louis built Sainte-Chapelle […]
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Le Meurice

Le Meurice is one of just only seven “palace” hotels in Paris and when you walk in you will see why — its opulence, with gilded gold mirrors, massive chandeliers, and elegant staff — all make for a visit that will be truly memorable. With a clientèle that includes ambassadors, royalty, heads of state, Hollywood […]
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Jardins du Palais Royal

I managed to spend almost a year hearing and reading about the seemingly mythical Jardins du Palais Royal. Yet I was continually unable to find an entrance. Every time I walked down to the Place Colette, I was faced by the beautiful Théâtre du Palais Royal, with its colourful, stripy awnings, but there were no […]
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