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Paris Summer Music Festivals

Paris Summer Music Festivals July 28, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Rock-en-Seine 2010 © Sylvere.h This summer, classical music fans get a look-in for once when it comes to music festivals in Paris. In the beautiful surroundings of the Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle, the 19th annual programme by Octuor de France runs until 15 August, with concerts featuring the music...

More Midsummer Music Madness

More Midsummer Music Madness June 22, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The event? Paris’s annual Fête de la Musique – held every 21 June and now in its 30th year The scene? Everywhere, but I concentrated on Canal Saint-Martin area in the 10th arrondissement The atmosphere? Balmy – the forecast rain held off Barmy – those crazy Parisians know how to party Where...

Midsummer Music in the Streets

Midsummer Music in the Streets June 17, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
What’s happening? On the night of Tuesday 21 June, it’s France’s 30th annual Fête de la Musique. In Paris and all over the country, choirs, orchestras, Andean flute players and scruffy indy kids will be striking a chord or several and providing free entertainment for anyone who wants it. What...

Museums Open Late All Over Town Tomorrow

Museums Open Late All Over Town Tomorrow May 13, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Tomorrow, Saturday 14 May, for one night only, nearly all of the museums in Paris will be open late, mostly until midnight, celebrating the annual European Museums Night. As well as keeping their doors open way past their usual bedtime for visits to their regular collections and their temporary exhibitions,...

The oldest funfair in Paris – and the best

The oldest funfair in Paris – and the best April 30, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
C’est vrai un sacre printemps! (It really is a blessed spring!) Opening earlier this month on a weekend when temperatures reached an unseasonal 24C (75F), La Foire du Trône welcomed thousands in its first couple of days. One of the oldest-established funfairs in Europe, La Foire du Trône is situated...

All change for Paris taxis

All change for Paris taxis March 11, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
OK, so you arrive in Paris, and before you do anything – even before you check in to your hotel – you’ll probably have to take a taxi. Things have changed since a teenage Vanessa Paradis (now firmly installed as Mrs Johnny Depp) asked Joe Le Taxi to take her to Barbès. Your taxi driver will not...

What goes around …

What goes around … February 23, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Squealer's wheel: La Grande Roue de Paris There’s a last chance to experience one of the winter delights of Paris this week. Until 27 February – the end of the French school holidays – the ferris wheel that heralds Christmas in the Place de la Concorde is still spinning. La Grande Roue de Paris...

Where to Find Fun after Nightfall in Paris

Where to Find Fun after Nightfall in Paris August 9, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
Best place to get out and dance? You’d be well-advised to head into the Latin Quarter, where people get out on the dance floor and show their skills – or how many drinks they’ve had, as the case may be! Le Caveau de la Huchette is one of the most fun places to dance and watch the dancing....

Parisian Bars

Parisian Bars April 27, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
There are many places to unwind in the city, but if it’s a stiff drink you’re after, these are some of the best destinations in town. Kick back your heels and raise your glass, A votre sante! To your health! Hemingway Bar This bar, located at the Ritz Hotel, is a former haunt of Ernest Hemingway...