Category Archives: sunshine

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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Un hôtel très particulier…

Are you looking for an almost top secret address in Montmartre where you can enjoy a glass of wine or cocktail in a garden like this? Read on… Well, ok then. I’ll tell you where it is… But you need to … 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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