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Café Bô Zinc

There is no shortage of fantastic cafés or brasseries in this city. Every time you turn a corner you find plenty of options for brunch, lunch, drinks or dinner. Some of these places however manage to stand out from all of the other cafés as something special. Café Bô Zinc is one of these places. […]
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Le Fumoir

So you decide to take a trip to the Louvre Museum for the day.  You go, you see the Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, Apollo Belvedere, Bathsheba at her Bath, and all the other worldly fortunes, but by the end of the day you are more than ready to relax.  I bet most visitors exit […]
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Café Oz — Chatelet

Café Oz is an Australian- themed bar in the First Arrondissement of Paris next to the Châtelet metro stop. Now, when I say Australian please understand I am not sending you to the outback  in Paris. This place is a happening night spot with a very diverse crowd.  Definitely a scene for the under 30, they […]
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Le Violon Dingue

Le Violon Dingue (the Crazy Violin) located in the 6th Arrondissment on rue de la Montagne Sainte Genevieve, was one of the first places I visited after I arrived in Paris. A friend of mine from the American Embassy told me about this place and invited me to join her and a few friends who […]
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The Long Hop

Located in the 5th Arrondissement, The Long Hop is an excellent place to meet up with friends. The Long Hop has a typical warm Irish pub feel to it and the bartenders are always friendly and very accessible, even when it gets busy on weekend nights – a huge plus because nobody likes to wait […]
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Le Parc des Buttes-Chaumont

Nestled in a quiet north-eastern corner of Paris, the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont is well and truly ‘off the beaten track’; largely avoided by the touristic tornado that sweeps across the centre of the city, especially in the summer months. The 19th arrondissement in which it is located is somewhat more working class and less polished […]
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