Category Archives: summer ideas

Fête du vélo (Bicycle Party) 4/5 June

With Mayor Anne Hidalgo pushing to reduce pollution and pedestrianize central Paris as much as possible, the city’s cyclists are rubbing their hands together and stretching their calves in preparation for a bicycle take-over… Join the  revélotion© and celebrate the annual … Continue reading

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Boating on the Canal de l’Ourcq

Despite the fact that the Seine and the canals in Paris are (99% of the time) look-but-don’t-touch, even a little bit of sunshine leads to a mass encampment anywhere located by the water. Now you can get even closer by … Continue reading

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Summer Festivals in Paris

Melt your ears, not your ice-cream Ouch! There are so many festivals going on in and around Paris this year that you risk a burn-out. So here’s a quick refreshing dip into what’s on this summer…Paris Jazz Festival: on now … Continue reading

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Beer + Nuns

Drinking in a convent garden Hidden between the Gare de l’Est train station and the canal Saint Martin lies the old Les Récollets convent, now home to the Maison de l’Architecture, a centre for research, and the trendy Café a.   The inside … Continue reading

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