Category: Things to do

What’s on in Paris? The July Special

Summer is officially upon us!  The sun is beaming down, tourists are all around and everyone wants to be outside. If you’re fairly new to Paris you might be wondering, what’s on in July? Where do all the Parisians go? How can I escape the thousands of tourists? Don’t worry, after having spent 5 summers here, I’m able […]

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What’s on June 28th-1st of July!

Wondering what to do next week? I have just the thing! From this Sunday, the 28th of June until Wednesday, the 1st of July it’s La Fête du Cinéma in Paris. UGC, Gaumont and Pathé are just some of the many cinemas that are participating and this year, in contrast to last year, there will […]

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Elie & Noémie – The Dazzling Duo you just have to discover!

This delightful duo are fairly new on to the live music scene in the pubs of Paris and are like nothing I’ve ever seen before. They’re refreshingly different and uniquely unconventional. Fairy lights surround them as they perform covers that will both surprise and delight your ears! é So how did this duo begin? Noémie first […]

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An Interview with Etienne Belin

Interview – 15.01.2015 “I’ve always had the same goal; to take pleasure in what I’m doing and to enjoy the music that I perform.” – Etienne Belin Almost three years ago now I met Etienne Belin for the first time. I remember being bowled over by his charisma, his jovial character and most of all, by his voice.  […]

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Le Paname: The Art Cafe that you just have to discover!

Ever since I stumbled upon this unique spot a few months ago I’ve wanted to go back. According to its website: Le Paname is a quirky Art Cafe and Restaurant with trendy decor guaranteed to delight the senses. A stonethrow away from Republique and Canal St. Martin it’s very central. The menu consists of classic […]

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Bercy Village – why it’s worth a visit

Bercy Village is technically classified as a shopping centre but the second you step onto the paved courtyard you’ll see that it’s quite different. The White stone warehouses used to hold the largest wine market in the world and are now classed as historic monuments, protected from change. The warehouses stored wine for over a […]

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10 Reasons You Should Visit The Marais

1. It is bursting at the seams with history. French monarchs built their mansions here between the 13th and 17th century and a number of the houses can still be seen today, disguised as ‘hotels’ (Hotel de Sully, Sens, Beauvais). If it was good enough for the monarchs it’s certainly good enough for us. 2. […]

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