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Discover the Latin Quarter in Paris

Discover the Latin Quarter in Paris

Winding streets, bohemian cafés, second hand bookstores, museums, historic buildings, restaurants, lively nightlife…Paris’ Latin Quarter is a simple yet monumental neighbourhood, one of those places which deserve to be discovered slowly. more ...

Parc Astérix: tickets and transport

Parc Astérix: tickets and transport

Parc Astérix has 35 individual attractions and rides including ten designed specifically for younger children. The park is divided in six separate themed ‘worlds’ each with their own unique feel. more ...

Museums in Paris: The quirky, sexy and smelly!

Museums in Paris: The quirky, sexy and smelly!

Paris is home to some of the world’s greatest museums, the Louvre, Musée d’Orsay and the Centre Pompidou. However Paris isn’t known as the Museum City for nothing and you’ll find lots of quirky, free and fantastic little museums hidden away in the Parisian back streets more ...

Top 3 Christmas Markets in Paris 2013

Top 3 Christmas Markets in Paris 2013

A little bit of magic, colour, and warmth is brought to Paris when the Christmas markets return for another festive season. Beginning in December, they sell everything Christmas related, especially artisanal and unusual handcrafted goods as well as original and creative gift ideas.Without further ado we would like to suggest our top three Christmas Markets in Paris. more ...

Paris with Kids

Paris with Kids

Ask any adult to describe Paris and they would probably give you a list like this: fashionable, elegant, sophisticated, cultural and romantic. Ask a child the same question and I think there would only be one answer, BORING. Of course they would find it boring, the poor kids are being dragged around to look at meaningless monuments, at least to them anyway, stare at innumerable paintings and sit silently whilst you sit in a fashionable Parisian café sipping coffee and watching the world go by. It doesn’t have to be like this though; there are heaps of kid friendly activities to make your holiday in Paris with kids a memorable one. Here is our guide to Paris with Children… more ...

Apartment of the Week in Paris, the Vegetal X

Apartment of the Week in Paris, the Vegetal X

So that you can also visit the splendour of the Palace of Versailles, celebrate the 20th anniversary of Disneyland, enjoy brunch on the banks of the Seine, wander the sinister catacombs of Paris, savour the best French cheeses and take a photograph in front of the Eiffel Tower, we recommend an apartment which is the perfect base from which to explore the historic centre, monuments and hidden corners of Paris. more ...

48 Hours in Paris

48 Hours in Paris

Paris, the city of light and love. An overwhelming vibrant city full of history, tradition, museums, high fashion, monuments and so much more. If you were going to explore all Paris has to offer it would require a lifetime...But what to see if you only have Two Days in Paris? more ...

Budget ways to enjoy Paris in the spring

Budget ways to enjoy Paris in the spring

We love the City of Light in the spring. Beautiful, romantic and more French than fromage, there is plenty of fun to be had. And, best of all, many of the activities on offer come at a very low cost. All you need to do now is grab your cherie (or an unsuspecting Parisien(ne)), book your apartment and get set for a très bon voyage. Here are some ideas of what to do when you’re there. more ...

Apartments in Montmartre, Paris

Apartments in Montmartre, Paris

Montmartre is one of the most famous and most charming districts in Paris. Situated on a hill in the north of the city, it stands out amongst the flatness of the city and is distinguished by the white silhouette of the Sacré Coeur church from a distance. more ...

Parc Zoologique de Thoiry, popular safari park near Paris

Parc Zoologique de Thoiry, popular safari park near Paris

The Parc Zoologique de Thoiry is one of the most famous and most original animal attractions in Europe. Comprising a perfect family day out given that not only does this fabulous attraction feature lots of exotic animals, but also a beautiful castle, stunning gardens, and the largest and only interactive green maze in Europe, all located only 35km from Paris. more ...

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