The most secret passages in Paris

The most secret passages in Paris

The hidden passages remind us that Paris is full of secret corners, flowery and poetic havens of peace where it is good to take refuge and make an enchanting parenthesis far from the noise of cars and Parisian hubbub. List of photos of these Parisian passages, courtyards and ways that make the indestructible charm of the capital.   Passage de l’ancre Accès : 223, rue Saint-Martin, derrière une porte bleue – 4e Cour du Bel-Air Accès :…

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8 effective ways to improve your brain power

8 effective ways to improve your brain power

1.Avoid alcohol and tobacco Alcohol causes irrevocable damage to the brain. It reduces the growth factor that controls the development, maturation and survival of neurons as well as the formation of synapses. Chronic smoking would promote brain decline. The presence of thousands of chemicals in cigarettes could also have an impact on the brain. 2.Eat healthy The brain must be well fed to function well. That means that we should limit sugar and focus on…

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Where to go ice skating in Paris this winter?

Where to go ice skating in Paris this winter?

Every year, it’s the same thing. We have an irrepressible desire to slip on the ice, to make jumps and flips…. What? You do not know how to do acrobatics on skates? Winter is the perfect opportunity to take your first steps on the ice and we will tell you where to go!   The biggest : The Grand Palais des Glaces For the third edition, the Grand Palais is transformed into Palais des Glaces from…

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TOP 10 of the best European Christmas markets to visit in 2016

TOP 10 of the best European Christmas markets to visit in 2016

1. Munich, Germany Along with Berlin and Cologne, Munich boasts one of the Continent’s best-loved Christmas markets. Just the mention of the German city’s annual festive bash is enough to conjure up images of snow-topped lodges and glowing market stalls. And if that doesn’t get you in the Christmas spirit, we guarantee the aroma of roasted nuts, grilled German sausages and spiced cider certainly will. 2. Mt Pilatus‏, Switzerland Europe’s highest Christmas market is also one of…

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HIDDEN BARS IN PARIS

HIDDEN BARS IN PARIS

    THE CLEANEST : THE LAVOMATIC The Lavomatic is probably one of the most functional laundries of the city. For a very good reason: behind drums – you have to press on a button to open an hidden door – hides a staircase which leads directly towards a small apartment. A cosy place where we drink fresh and homemade cocktails and where we taste delicious tapas. Address : 30 rue René Boulanger, 75010 Paris Website : lavomatic.paris…

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13 free things to do in Paris

13 free things to do in Paris

We all know that Paris is expensive but you can also enjoy a Parisian experience without ever having to pull out your portefeuille. 1. Take a Tour The tour group Sandemans New Europe is filled with expats willing to guide you around for free.   2. Explore Classical Museums You can explore some stunning French museums for completely free ! And if you are under 26 you have almost all museums free !   3. Enjoy a Movie…

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Eat an ice cream in Paris

Eat an ice cream in Paris

  Summer is here, it’s warm outside, so what is better than eating a delicious scoop of ice cream ? To taste real good home-made ice creams, here is a list of authentic ice-cream makers in Paris who will melt you of pleasure!   1. Une Glace à Paris Price : 3,70 euros a scoop  Address: 15 rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie, 75004 Paris.   2. Glaces Glazed Price: 3,50 euros a scoop Address: 54 rue des Martyrs, 75004 Paris   3. Berthillon Price: 2,50 euros a…

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Paris Plage is back !

Paris Plage is back !

For the 14th edition, Paris Plage is back today until Septembre 4th, and with these hot temperatures, what a relief ! 3 spots are open :   Voie Pompidou : This spot extends from the Arts bridge to the Sully bridge : no cars, only walkers, with sand on the floor and many activites : – Dances and taï-chi classes – Baby-foot – Beach games – Open library – Open exhibitions from Le Louvre and the Modern Art Museum of Paris…

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5 destinations in the South of France for this summer

5 destinations in the South of France for this summer

The South of France is not only about the Riviera and St Tropez ! Here are some ideas of destinations if you plan to go to the South of France this summer. Avignon This city is located in the department of Vaucluse. In the 14th century, this was the city where different popes resided. Today you can visit the Palais des Papes, the Cathedral and the Pont d’Avignon. Avignon is also known for its major…

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Where do you go for the Fête de la Musique 2016 in Paris ?

Where do you go for the Fête de la Musique 2016 in Paris ?

Each year on June 21st, people from around the world celebrate music ! In Paris, for this 35th edition, people will go out and go to various concerts and music shows which can take place in bars or at street corners… Professional or non-professional musicians will take their instruments and will play music in public or private venues of the French capital ! Like every year, all music genres are welcome : classical music, jazz,…

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