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Roland Garros 2013 / French Open

The second Grand Slam of 2013 Spring is here! And with it one of the favorite events of tennis fans: Roland Garros! The second Grand Slam in the global tennis calendar. The date is near, from May 21 to June 9 you can enjoy the world´s best players in the French capital. The Roland Garros […]

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Hiking near Paris

Most of the people tend to think that hiking in Paris, considering the dimensions of this metropolis, is something almost impossible. But despite the great dimensions of beautiful Paris, there are several hiking routes for you to enjoy breathtaking landscapes. Chemin de fer de Petite Ceinture Right in the surrounding area of the city, we’ll […]

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The anniversary of Notre-Dame cathedral

Notre-Dame cathedral, that majestic and iconic building that presides the centre of Paris and makes an impression on every traveller that sees it for the first time, celebrates its 850th anniversary this year and is doing so in style. The anniversary has a calendar filled with events and celebrations that include many restorations and the […]

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The Best French Places in NYC

Any insider knows that the Big Apple is rich with undiscovered nooks and brilliant hidden gems. However, not everyone realizes that there are some fantastic spots where one can experience a true taste of France. Stop in at some of our favorite French haunts for a taste of Parisian elegance, glamour and flavor.   Food […]

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Travel to Nice

On the Côte d´Azur, in between the famous cities of Cannes and Monte Carlo, lies aristocratic Nice, the jewel of the crown of the French Riviera. This is a place where history, nature, culture, and a lenient climate come together and make it one of the most attractive tourist destination in the world. However, which are the […]

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59 Rivoli in Paris

Visit the 30 studios of the artists in the 6 floors that make up the building of 59 Rivoli. You´ll also find the Galerie 59 on the ground floor, which presents a new exhibition every 2 weeks and, on Saturdays and Sundays, presents free concerts from 6pm. Rivoli 59 is a building in the centre […]

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Joss Stone Concert in Paris

The rebellious soul-singing spirit of Joss Stone is set to hit Paris on 20 September as part of her 2012 European tour for her freshly released album, The Soul Sessions Volume Two. After the world-wide embrace of her debut album, The Soul Sessions, in 2003, and later albums, Mind Body & Soul in 2004 and […]

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Discover Paris’ Zoo La Menagérie

Paris is famous for many reasons, one of which is the beauty of its parks and gardens. The Jardin des Plantes, a botanical park with more than 20 hectares that is open to the public, is proof of this. Created more than four centuries ago, this paradise of flora and fauna is part of the […]

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When you think of France, what do you picture? Perhaps a beret-wearing fashionista with the Eiffel Tower in the background? Or a chic artist with wine and cigarette in hand? Perhaps croissants and baguettes and cheese? What about kisses and braids and fries? These are all common cultural stereotypes that have filtered their way through […]

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Bridge hopping around the Seine in Paris

Walking around the river you can see the most important buildings and monuments in the city, such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, the Défense or the François Mitterrand Library. The beautiful views of the French capital can be enjoyed sailing on the bateaux mouches (fly boats). You won´t be able to […]

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