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Free Things to Do in Paris

Free Things to Do in Paris July 28, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Cinéma en Plein Air Parc Villette © P E Rastoin A study  released last week reported that Paris has dropped from 17th to 27th place among the world’s most expensive cities. Perhaps that’s because, especially in the summer, the French capital abounds with free things to do. There are all sorts...

Join in the Fun of the 2011 Tour de France

Join in the Fun of the 2011 Tour de France July 11, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Map of Tour de France 2011 courtesy of organisers Ever since it began in 1903, the annual Tour de France cycle race has been a spectacle that engages everyone in France. Cycling is a very popular sport here and who wears the prestigious maillot jaune (yellow jersey) of fastest rider is a hot topic in...

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,...

Free Fun on a Sunday Stroll in Paris

Free Fun on a Sunday Stroll in Paris May 8, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Though it was recently voted the world’s most popular city for tourists by none other than TripAdvisor, Paris can be expensive. All those café coffees and museum tickets add up. Savvy travellers take advantage of what’s free. And free fun in the streets may just be why Paris remains in the world...
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