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Hipster Hotspots around Faidherbe Chaligny, Paris

I like in a hive of hipsters down the road from Bastille, on the border of Paris’ 11th and 12 arrondissements. Here’s where they go, and where I go sometimes too when I can be dragged out of my pyjamas … Continue reading

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La Cartoucherie de Vincennes

The Cartoucherie de Vincennes is a collection of 7 theatres, all located in and around an old ammunition factory in the Bois de Vincennes. Surrounded by trees, you walk under the old factory sign and enter a large cobbled courtyard … Continue reading

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Paris’ Planted Promenade

Walking the Green Belt A nice idea of something to do if you’ve got no money and the sky is blue… Get some fresh air. Look up. In 1969 the decision was made to stop using the Paris-Vincennes railway line, … Continue reading

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