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  • Escale en chambre d'hôtes

    23 août 2011 ( #B&B )

    Nous vous proposons aujourd'hui de découvrir l'interview de Marie Martine, hôte de la chambre Hippolyte Maindron. Marie-Martine, bonjour ! Pouvez-vous vous présenter rapidement ? Je suis Marie-Martine, j'ai 58 ans, et je suis journaliste spécialisée dans...

  • Macaroon and chocolate workshop visit at Gérard Mulot

    30 août 2011 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Have you ever heard of Gérard Mulot ? Some people say Gérard Mulot pastries are the best you can find in Paris ! Gérard Mulot is a French traditional pastry and chocolate shop created in 1975. He has won several prices with a cake called Amaryllis, made...

  • B&B Faubourg St Antoine in Paris : Vanessa's interview

    09 septembre 2011 ( #B&B )

    Can you introduce yourself ? I’m Vanessa, I’m 37, I’m a decorative painter. I'm the owner of B&B Faubourg St Antoine in Paris. Where are all your guests from ? My guests are from everywhere in the world, mainly from the USA, Hong Kong, Tasmania, Japan,...

  • Japanese TV NHK shooting on a floating B&B in Paris

    16 septembre 2011 ( #B&B )

    A few weeks ago, we were contacted by NHK educational TV, a famous channel in Japan, who was looking for some B&Bs to make a short report about original accomodation in Paris, for their well-known program called "terebi de furansugo" (learn French by...

  • Accomodation : short term apartment rental for your stay in Paris

    23 septembre 2011 ( #Apartments )

    If you don't have any relatives in Paris... If you don't want to stay in a hotel... If B&B's are not your cup of tea... Why don't you try to stay in a real Parisian apartment ? The "Folie Méricourt" apartment is a huge, modern style and all furnsihed...

  • Must see and do in Paris : Nature de pain bakery

    14 octobre 2011 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Most of you know the traditional French baguette. Most of you are also familiar with croissants or eclairs. But have you ever tried original and modern-style rose flavoured brioche ? or tomato basil aromatic bread ? I'm sure you haven't... If you are...

  • The Salon du Chocolat in Paris (October 20th-24th)

    19 octobre 2011 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Chocolate lovers , this post is for you... If you are in love with chocolate, don't miss it : THE SALON DU CHOCOLAT will be held in Paris Porte de Versailles from tomorrow October 20th to October 24th (Monday). Organizers are expecting 130,000 visitors...

  • Christmas Tour in Paris

    04 novembre 2011 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Winter is coming... Pants and boots have replaced tee-shirts and sandals... I know it's sad and that sightseeing is more funny when it's warm... BUT, Winter also means Christmas... And guess what ? We have just launched a new tour for this Winter : A...

  • The 40th edition of the autumn festival in Paris

    18 novembre 2011 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Like every year, the city of Paris presents a unique autumn festival which brings to light contemporary arts and all its expressions. This huge artistic panorama will take place until December, 31st, in many famous places of Paris and the region nearby...

  • B&B Grand Rex in Paris: enjoy a place full of history

    25 novembre 2011 ( #B&B )

    Geraldine’s B&B Grand Rex is located in Paris 9th district on the first floor of a very old building designed and created in 1790 for his owner Mr Bellot. Denis Bellot who was a midshipman on the frigate Meduse, is a survivor of the tragedy that occured...

  • 5 things to do in Paris for Christmas

    01 décembre 2011 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    You're going to spend Christmas time in Paris and you’re looking for some fun experience ? We have listed a few things for you, to do with family or friends. 1/ Christmas markets There are several interesting markets in Paris that you can visit: - La...

  • Umbrella restorer in Paris : visit the workshop

    08 décembre 2011 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Located in the Sentier area (Paris 3), Pep's is a traditional umbrella restorer workshop existing since the 1960's. The workshop is part of Passage de l'Ancre, considered as the oldest passage in Paris. It's owned by Thierry Millet, who restores around...

  • Interview of the Month : Alexandra, tour guide

    16 décembre 2011 ( #Quarters )

    Hi Alexandra, Can you explain in a few words what is your job about ? My job is about guiding tourists, making them discovering Paris with a special and typical Parisian eye. I give them my best adresses and tips, tell them some anecdotes and funny true...

  • A French culinary tradition: the King Cake

    30 décembre 2011 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Every year since the 14th century, French people use to celebrate the Epiphany (meaning “manifestation” or “striking appearance”) on January 6th, like in other countries the world over. This is a Christian feast day which stands for the revelation of...

  • The 10 not to be missed events in Paris in 2012

    06 janvier 2012 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Until February 26 2012 : Cezanne & Paris Address : 19, rue de Vaugirard 75006 PARIS This beautiful exhibition offers you no less than 80 works. The artist Cézanne his famous not only for the Provençal scenes but also for his style of painting he learned...

  • Winter Sales in Paris : starting on January 11th !

    09 janvier 2012 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Source: Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau In France, we have two main periods for sales : one in January/ February for Winter Sales and one in July/ August for Summer sales. Of course, we also have several periods when shops grant discount and private...

  • Paris des chefs : food design festival

    19 janvier 2012 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    If you are in love with food and design, you absolutely have to go to the festival for creative international culinary encounters which will take place on January 22nd to 24th in Paris (at Maison de la mutualité Paris 5ème). This food festival is part...

  • What do to for Valentine's day in Paris ?

    03 février 2012 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Valentine's day, celebrated every year on February 14th, is the day to celebrate love and friendship. This special day, mainly celebrated in Anglo-Saxon countries, has spread to France since the 1980's where it's simply called "Saint Valentin". We found...

  • Paris International Agricultural Show

    10 février 2012 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Copyright : http://www.salon-agriculture.com/ Address : Paris Parc des Expositions, 1 Porte de Versailles 75015 Paris With 1,142 exhibitors and 4,667 animals represented last year, the show is a veritable window on agriculture in all its diversity (not...

  • Sport events in Paris

    17 février 2012 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Paris is a touristic city, well known for its museums,monuments, shops and architecture. But Paris is also a major place in Europe for sport events. Of course you have soccer games (Paris St Germain), rugby, tennis, but also handball, martial arts and...

  • Seize the opportunity to discover a mysterious job: engraver

    24 février 2012 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Like every man jack knows it, France has a huge heritage and an impressive variety of know-how to highlight. Let’s take a nice example with the G4 workshop based in the 11th arrondissement of Paris. Since 1986, the G4 workshop has developed an ancestral...

  • Doisneau photography exhibition in Paris

    08 mars 2012 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Robert Doisneau (1912-1994) was a French photographer considered as one of the most influencial humanist photography leaders during the post war period (1950's). If you have the opportunity to visit Paris this year, don't miss the Robert Doisneau retrospective...

  • Easter is coming: let’s celebrate it in France!

    22 mars 2012 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    In France, even if the religious aspect of the event is no longer as strong as it used to be over the past centuries, most of the families celebrate Easter on Easter Monday. During that day, members of the family join together for a nice meal composed...

  • May 01st: La Fête du Travail: Public Holiday

    01 mai 2012 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Hey Hey ! May 1st is a public holiday in Paris. No office today ! It is La Fête du Travail otherwise known as Labour Day around the world. Post offices, banks, schools, most shops and businesses are closed. But some shops in Paris, as well as at airports...

  • Our New Macaron Making Class: with Chef Frédéric

    13 mai 2012 ( #Must see and do in Paris )

    Excitement in our office ! We are all fighting to get the chance to go and try out our brand new COOKING CLASS which we introduced last week : MACARON MAKING WITH CHEF FRÉDÉRIC. Laurence, our Directrice, was the lucky one to take part on Friday and she...

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