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Paris turns into a Christmassy winter wonderland every year around the holiday season.  Festive lights and luminous decorations are hung along the city streets, decorated Christmas trees pepper major squares, and shop windows put out their best holiday-themed displays for passersby.  Most impressive and magical of all, though, are the city’s many Christmas markets.  Filled […]

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Le Grand Quartier Saint Martin opened last month in the heart of the lively and diverse 10th arrondissement.  The space consists of a hotel, a café, several meeting rooms, a shop, and a rooftop terrace, all built around a large courtyard garden.  This future neighborhood within a neighborhood promises to be an “urban haven,” offering […]

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French brasseries were originally small, informal restaurants where predominately working class guests could enjoy a drink and some simple food to eat.  Over the years, however, the French brasserie has become a cultural institution with a wide culinary impact.  Michelin-starred chefs have even integrated in this particular restaurant sphere, taking over some of Paris’s most […]

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For those lovers of bread and of history alike, Vivreparis has compiled a list of some of the most beautiful historically classified bakeries in Paris, most still in operation today.  If you’re looking for holiday treats, perhaps you might want to try some of these out.  Or share some of your favorites with us!   […]

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Parisian architecture is gorgeous with its Haussmannian buildings, but its streets tend to be rather neutral compared to other large European cities.  Paris being Paris, however, the capital of course boasts some colorful hidden gems, discoverable thanks to vivreparis.fr, who’s put together a list of the city’s most colorful streets.  Now’s the perfect time to […]

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The Petit-Montrouge borough in the 14th arrondissement takes its name from the neighboring commune of Montrouge, of which it was part before its annexation by Paris in 1860. It boasts particular architectural features characteristic of the southern part of the capital, unaffected by Haussmannian-style buildings, with many individual houses and villas. More commonly known as […]

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You’ve been to Père Lachaise and les Catacombs, but have you ever explored some of Paris’s lesser-known cemeteries?  Places of both quiet reflection and historical significance, Parisian cemeteries are free and open to all.  They provide respite from the agitation and heat of the city, and shelter some of the world’s most celebrated figures in […]

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With De Vinci at the Louvre, Toulouse-Lautrec at the Grand Palais, and Degas at the Musée d’Orsay, temporary exhibits this fall season honor some of the great artistic masters of our time. Read on to discover which exhibits we’re looking forward to the most in this ultimate guide.   Léonard de Vinci at the Louvre […]

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Although Paris is often considered the most beautiful city in the world, much of its appeal is thanks to Baron Haussmann.  This Seine region prefect from 1853 to 1870 completely redesigned the capital.  This 20 year renovation changed the face of medieval Paris forever.   Georges Eugène Haussmann had a mission to “aerate, unify, and […]

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No need to travel far from Paris to discover some true architectural gems.  Created by Ricardo Bofil, Le Corbusier, or even Gérard Grandval, these surprising places are all less than one hour from Paris.     Les espaces d’Abraxas in Noisy-le-Grand  Architect: Ricardo Bofill Inaugurated in 1983, Les espaces d’abrasas are a complex of three residential […]

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