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5 places to find a little peace and quiet in Paris

Paris offers something for everyone from shopping to beautiful Beaux-Arts architecture. The city of lights is a magical fairytale alive in the 21st century. With so much to see and do, it can be a bit overwhelming as to where [Read more…]

A glance at Paris Haute Couture Week

Last Sunday, 550 journalists from 25 countries gathered in Paris among hundreds of fashionistas and (wealthy) high-fashion consumers for the unveiling of the Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Haute Couture collections. At the opposite of most fashion events, Paris Haute Couture is a [Read more…]

La Fête de la Musique: Make music to celebrate summer!

La Fête de la Musique or Music Day is a popular and free music festival that takes place each year in France and in more than 100 countries all around the world. This big national event is a mixture of [Read more…]

The fascinating history of Roland Garros

Paris in late spring… Roland Garros is the most romantic of all the Grand Slams! The stadium that stages one of the world’s four major tennis tournaments was built back in 1928, and while many assume it was constructed to [Read more…]

Showtime for stars at the 70th birthday edition of the Cannes film festival

In the world of film, the Cannes film festival is widely considered as the Olympics of cinema! It is not only the largest international showcase of movies and cinematic art… it is a godsend for the yet-to-be-discovered filmmakers: unlike the Oscars, [Read more…]

Emmanuel Macron: from political unknown to France’s youngest president

Four years ago Emmanuel Macron was a political unknown. Now he is president-elect by decisive majority… The 5th Republic’s youngest president The long victory walk from the shadows of the Louvre to the bright lights of the center stage was [Read more…]

May Day in France: workers rights and lily of the valley flowers

May Day or La Fête du Travail is a public holiday in many countries including France. It is an occasion to celebrate workers rights, but also to offer some lily of the valley flowers to loved ones! Background For millions [Read more…]

4 reasons why Paris is the best city for international students

Studying abroad teaches you things that a class can never teach you… It is the best way the complement your undergraduate curriculum with an international experience. After the US and England, France is the third most popular destination for international [Read more…]

Join the party of the Paris St Patrick’s day

St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most popular celebrations in Ireland, Great Britain and the US but not so much in the Old Continent. In many European cities, it is not celebrated at all, unless you know where to go. Paris has got tons [Read more…]

Paris Fashion Week: revive the highlights !

After seven days of lively shows, Paris Fashion Week is coming to a close. Along with London, New York and Milan, Paris’ rehash s one of the most action-packed events that set the trends in the fashion world. Hundreds of designers, [Read more…]