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Jardin des Plantes

<i>Courtesy of parisinfo.com</i><p>Opened in 1860 by Napoléon III and Empress Eugénie, the Jardin d’Acclimatation might be a complete nightmare to pronounce, …

Bachir Ice Cream

205<p>1K<p>7<p>Shares 2K<p>Two things have surprised me recently*. One is the sudden surge of small-scale ice cream shops that have opened in Paris. Which means …

Mastering the Art of French Eating: From Paris Bistros to Farmhouse Kitchens, Lessons in Food and Love

Product Details<p>ISBN-13:<p>9781101638156<p>Publication date:<p>09/26/2013<p>Sold by:<p>Penguin Group<p>Format:<p>NOOK Book<p>Pages:<p>288<p>Sales rank:<p>505,384<p>File size:<p>2 MB<p>Age …

The 50 Most Romantic Paris Spots You've Never Seen Before

Just when you thought it couldn't possibly get any better.<p>Paris is often considered the most romantic city in the world—and it's easy to see why. There's the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the "I love you" wall, the Louvre, and the list goes on. And, while these these places will absolutely …

The Colorful Storefronts of Paris Offer an Enchanting Way to See the City Photos

Chef Christophe Duparay in front of his restaurant.<p><i>Bienvenue à Paris!</i> In a metropolis teeming with awe-inspiring façades—the Grand Palais, the Louvre, and Les Invalides, not to mention towering monuments like the Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower—a visitor’s powers of observation are, …

Yoga classes on top of Montparnasse Tower

It's the perfect spot for yoga. Every Tuesday morning until August 29, you can practice on the rooftop of Montparnasse Tower.<p>This is a first! For €20 …

A Parisian’s Guide to Doing Paris with Kids

If the seemingly effortless, gently no-nonsense French approach is the gold standard of parenting, then Florence Mars—who was the president of …

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Where to Stay in Paris- A Guide to the Best Paris Neighbourhoods

A common question I get from my readers is “Where Should I Stay in Paris?” There are so many wonderful neighbourhoods in Paris, each with a …

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Top 5 Best Private Tours in Paris

There’s always something magical and romantic about Paris, whether you visit alone, with friends or with a significant other. But even frequent …

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The Most Luxurious Suites at Paris’s Best Hotels

Paris is a place of romance, enchanting landmarks, impeccable style, and scintillating gastronomy—there’s really no other city quite like it. So it only makes sense that its hotels are equally astounding. But in a destination brimming with five-star lodging options, how do you discern which ones …

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August in Paris: What to do When the Parisians Disappear

<i>No Entry – Joann Pai</i>August is always a strange time in Paris. Streets which are usually buzzing with people suddenly take on the deserted appearance …

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Swimmers flock to a Paris canal as the city cleans up its waterways

Paris has always been generous to its summer dwellers. Fifteen years ago, it launched Paris-Plages, a beachlike setup on the Seine river to entertain Parisians who can’t get away during the summer months.<p>The riverbank expressway shuts down for a month to make room for chaise lounges, umbrellas, …

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Sparks share "Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)" from new LP, add 2nd BV-presented show

<b>Sparks</b> recently shared Edith “Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)” from their upcoming album <i>Hippopotamus</i> (out September 8). It’s got all the Mael brothers …

6 Paris Brasseries to Park at (and Drink Wine) All Afternoon

Think brasseries are tacky, unimaginative tourist traps? Think again.<p>When it comes to food-centric vacations, you'd be hard pressed to find a better destination than Paris, a city where you can find equal delight in a €2 pain au chocolat and a €200 tasting menu. Unfortunately, brasseries—informal …

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9 Great Airbnbs in Paris for Your Money

Here’s where to stay in Paris if you’re looking for a seriously affordable (and très chic) Airbnb.<p>Think of Paris, and you might imagine the Eiffel …

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Candlelight evenings at Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Erwann Maignan<p>Norbert DRAY<p>This summer, the spectacular Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte is hosting special candlelit evenings for visitors.<p>From May 6 to …

AD Classics: Paris Métro Entrance / Hector Guimard

Scattered throughout the streets of Paris, the elegant Art Nouveau entrances to the Métropolitain (Métro) subway system stand as a collective …

Paris under the stars: free observation evenings in Paris parks

In a new project sponsored by the Mairie de Paris, the AFA (Association française d'astronomie / the French Association of Astronomy) is hosting a …

Pop-up stories: Prada and Galeries Lafayette Haussmann Paris

<i>Prada pays a tribute to the French capital with a pop up shop at the ground floor of Galeries Lafayette HAUSSMANN featuring exclusive pieces with</i> …

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Beyond The Moulin Rouge: Exploring The Other Side Of Montmartre

Please share this post:<p>.As I had mentioned in a previous post, Culinary Tour Changed My Mind About Montmartre, I have since returned and discovered …

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Ground Control: A Pop-up Haven in an Old Railway Station

Last year we were wowed by the Grand Train, a creative pop-up space installed in an old SNCF rail depot, and this year promises more excitement, in …

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Hotel Bienvenue, Paris, France

Housed in the former century-old Hotel Fenelon, in Paris’ bustling South Pigalle neighbourhood, Bienvenue is the latest addition to hotelier Adrien Gloaguen’s growing collection, which also includes nearby Paradis and Panache.<p>Set over two buildings – affectionately christened Town and Countryside – …

This 100-Year-Old Paris Hotel Epitomizes French Luxury

Twelve hours at Le Meurice is all you need to feel like royalty.<p>Le Meurice was built in 1815 as the first palace hotel in Paris. It sits across from …

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Pastry in Paris: Christophe Michalak has a Food Truck at Centre Pompidou

There’s a lot to love at the Centre Pompidou this summer. Artist David Hockney has made a splash with an important exhibition, not to mention the</i> …

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The top ten péniches in Paris

<b>In partnership with France.fr and Paris je t'aime.</b><p>Sick of dry land? Take to the water on some of Paris's coolest stationary barges: spacious and …

Have you ever noticed these things on doorways around Paris?

Some are impressively ornate like this one in the Marais.<p>Here are some stone ones in the Marais. Impressive doors too!<p>Charlie the Wonder dog …

Even French Women Want French-Girl Secrets

My Little Paris, and its 4-million-strong community, are living proof of that.<p>Having worked in the lifestyle digital media industry for my entire …

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The best bars with gardens in Paris

<b>In partnership with France.fr and Paris je t'aime.</b><p>The closest most Parisians will get to having a garden is a few geraniums in a window box, which is …