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A couple kissing on the side of a railing.

Romance In Paris

February 14, 2016

Paris is a city for lovers. It offers a full menu of sexy places, romantic hideaways, restaurants, cafes, brasseries, cabarets, bars, and places to stroll for a walk, hand in hand, for a quiet respite. Simple things in Paris spark romance, like buying flowers…

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Shakespeare and Company

December 9, 2013

If you are passionate about literature, love reading or just want somewhere to go to escape from the hustle and bustle of Parisian life, Shakespeare and Company is definitely the place to go. It brings a little bit of a…

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Piscine Joséphine Baker

June 4, 2012

While swimming in the Seine may sound rather unappealing to most, for kids the idea may be supercool. The floating Pool Joséphine Baker offers such an experience as an innovative, modern use of precious little Parisian space. The entire facility…

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A Pocket of Paris: Rue de la Huchette

May 30, 2012

Rue de la Huchette, situated right beside the St. Michel fountain and St. Michel métro station, is a narrow street that is full of character. It boasts many cheap, but tasty, three course menus ranging from 8€ to around 30€.…

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A bar with lights and a stage in the background.

Le Trabendo

September 6, 2010

One of the joys of living in a capital city is the abundance of music that is widely accessible. From enormous tours de force such as Lady Gaga to relatively unknown acts, there are venues that cater for all crowds. However, as…

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A building with several different types of movie posters on it.

Cinéma Le Balzac

May 12, 2010

Surprises await you at the Balzac Cinema just off the Champs Elysées. On a recent Saturday night showing to watch a version originale (V.O.) film – popular especially among ex-pats — we were handed a programme which suggested that we were at a…

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