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Fireworks and Firemen Celebrate France’s National Day

Fireworks and Firemen Celebrate France’s National Day June 20, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Will Bastille Day, usually known in France as le quatorze juillet (14 July) see you up bright and early at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arc de Triomphe, waiting for the start of the military parade down the Champs-Elysées? Or will you be nursing a hangover and sore toes after dancing in the street...

Paris Road Trip 1 – Montmartrobus

Paris Road Trip 1 – Montmartrobus June 18, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Rue Norvins © Paris Tourist Office / Amélie Dupont Especially if it’s your first time in Paris, Montmartre is probably on your top ten of places to visit. The hill – or Butte – of Montmartre affords a wonderful view over the city from the terrace in front of the white meringue of Sacré-Coeur...

The Seaside Comes to Paris

The Seaside Comes to Paris June 18, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Summer in the city can leave you needing more than an ice-cream to cool down – especially if you have been slogging round the must-see sights. As the sun beats down on the roofs of Paris and crisps the leaves of the horse-chestnut trees in the Jardin du Luxembourg, the beaches of Paris Plages appear...

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...

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...

Head in the Clouds

Head in the Clouds February 23, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Shivering a bit, I look up. The top of the Eiffel Tower is hidden in the mist. Is there any point in going up there? Especially in winter, Paris often has days like this, when low, white cloud hangs over the city. It costs extra, so is it worth going all the to the very top of the tower in this weather?...

Top Ten Things to Do in Paris

Top Ten Things to Do in Paris April 27, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
While you may find yourself wishing you had a week more in the City of Light, hitting these destinations will leave you with a deep and satisfying Parisian experience. In no particular order, we present to you the Paris Top Ten. You decide what’s first on your list. 1. The Louvre This enormous...

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...
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