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The Olympics in Paris: quite a history

Posted on March 26, 2018 by Hailey (No Comment)

At the end of September, the two cities that would host the Olympic Games in 2024 and 2028 were revealed: Los Angeles will host the games in 2028, and Paris will host them in 2024. A chance to review the incredible institution that is the Olympic Games and to look back on the years when Paris was the host city.

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Experience Chinese New Year 2018 in Paris

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Hailey (No Comment)

It’s the Year of the Dog, and as always, Chinese New Year is a festive, family affair that reaches far beyond the Chinese diaspora and enchants Parisians and tourists alike. A variety of parades, carnevals, and performances are organized in the capital for Asian communities. These traditional celebrations are the most important event of the year. On with the program! Chinese New Year: why does the date change? Check your calendars! This year, Chinese New Year officially falls on February 16, 2018, and will be celebrated in Paris too. In this article, we offer all the different events and parades […]

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The best stores, neighborhoods and shopping centers in Paris for the 2018 sales season

Posted on January 22, 2018 by Hailey (No Comment)

Today, January 10, 2018, marks the start of the winter sale season! We have curated the best addressed in Paris for you to be sure you have fruitful shopping outings during the seasonal sales. From the department stores on Boulevard Haussmann to the tiny boutiques of the Marais and the luxury brand outposts on the Champs Elysées, you will find all the information you need in this article.

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The most beautiful 2017 Christmas Markets in Paris

Posted on December 22, 2017 by Hailey (No Comment)

You didn’t complete your Christmas purchases yet? You’re enjoying the special atmosphere present at Christmas markets? Discover a selection of the most beautiful markets in Paris. The most beautiful 2017 Christmas Markets in Paris You didn’t complete your Christmas purchases yet? You’re enjoying the special atmosphere present at Christmas markets? Discover a selection of the most beautiful markets in Paris and its area. Stroll between the chalets, discovering new flavors and artisanal products from around the world!

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Go on a Pokemon chase in Paris!

Posted on August 19, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)

Why not make use of your vacation to hunt for Pokemon in the very heart of Paris? Pikachu and friends are waiting for you in the most prestigious places in the city of light. A chance to see the main tourist attractions of Paris while you fill up your Pokedex with numerous finds. What exactly is Pokemon Go? Let’s summarize it in a nutshell for those who’ve missed out on the video-gaming phenomenon of the past few weeks. Pokemon Go is a game based on the concept of augmented reality, which means adding a virtual layer to the real world. […]

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Champs-Elysées goes pedestrian-only on First Sunday of Every Month

Posted on June 16, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)
Arc de Triumphe pedestrians

The Champs-Elysées is one of the most famous Parisian avenues in the world. This huge boulevard stretches from the Place de la Concorde to the Jardin des Tuileries ending at the Place Charles de Gaulle where the Arc de Triomphe proudly stands. On the Champs-Elysées, you will find shops, restaurants, cinemas and… cars. Plenty of cars… Have you ever wondered what it would feel to experience the Champs-Elysées without all these cars driving around. If you come back to Paris, you will now be able to experience a silenced car-free Champs-Elysées on the first Sunday of every month. Champs-Elysées goes […]

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Top free festivals in Paris this summer

Posted on June 16, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)

Paris comes alive with many different festivals throughout the summer: shows, music, food, sports; there is something for everyone. Take part in one of these events and enjoy the opportunity to discover our beautiful city in a new way. Here is our selection of top free festivals in Paris:   For jazz lovers – the Paris Jazz Festival The Paris Jazz Festival takes place every weekend from June 11 to July 31 in the Floral Park of Paris. Jazz lovers and novices alike will appreciate a rich and eclectic programming while enjoying the greenery in a summertime atmosphere. All animations […]

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What to do in Paris during the Euro 2016… if you donʼt enjoy football?

Posted on June 10, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)
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If youʼre in Paris from June 10 to July 10 during the 15th edition of the Euro 2016 Championship, it will be hard to avoid anything that has to do with football! The France-Romania opening match and the final will both take place at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis. Other French cities will also welcome matches. It is therefore inevitable that the French capital beat to the heart of the Euro 2016 during the entire championship! Sorry for those who are not so keen on football… So what can you do in Paris if you are more thrilled with […]

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Euro 2016 : The best places to watch the matches

Posted on June 10, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)
Paris Euro 2016

Everybody knows that: from June 10 to July 10 France will welcome the 15th edition of the UEFA European Football Championship. The fact that this year Spain will have the chance to regain its former 2012 glory will create as much buzz as the Euro 2016 itself! In Paris, everyone will have access to the 2016 UEFA Cup thanks to dedicated fan zones and countless bars where the matches will be broadcasted. Of course, the best thing would be to head to the Parc des Princes on the first day of the championship and then follow your team to Marseille, […]

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Lido : New Show Opening On April 2nd 2015

Posted on January 5, 2015 by Hailey (No Comment)
Champagne at Lido

The Lido will reopen its doors in spring 2015 with its 27th revue! Since December 2, the Lido’s doors have been closed to allow the project to renovate and modernise the hall to begin. The Lido is normally open all year and this closure is a one-time occurrence. Thirty French businesses and craftsmen are working to renovate the hall and there are plans to relay the show onto the big screen and to project onto the floor to make the stage even more spectacular. After 4 months of work, the Lido will be back. The world-famous Parisian cabaret is promising […]

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