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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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Fawk off, Guy

 La Fête des Vendanges, Paris anthrovik They don’t do Guy Fawks’ Night in France. They don’t really even get what it is… and explaining that we like to set fire to giant straw dolls dressed up as Catholic rebels only confirms the … Continue reading

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Le Clos Montmartre

Paris Vines  “List some French wine-making regions” “The Loire. Rhone. Bordeaux. Burgundy. Alsace. Jura. Paris.” “…Paris?”  paris.kyoto@flickr DID YOU KNOW? …That Paris has her very own vineyard, perched high on the slopes of Montmartre, the area known by tourists thanks … Continue reading

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