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There’s something for every kind of Paris lover (and reader) in the latest batch of books that are inspired by or set in the City of Light. Do you like to stay up to all hours, page-turning on the edge of your seat? Or do you prefer uplifting tales of courage and romance against all […]

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Paris is peppered with nooks and crannies that seem like gorgeous secrets, that make you feel as though you’ve come across a place only the lucky ones know about. But Place Dauphine surely must be at the top of that list. Perhaps it’s because so many people might easily walk right by. If you’re too […]

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You might not at first connect Paris with medieval times, or the so-called Dark Ages. Paris is the City of Light, after all. Of enlightenment. The city that came of age in the grand siècle — the seventeenth century — when grand new buildings and monuments were carved from bright limestone, when the Sun King […]

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Paris has long inspired artists — painters, writers and, above all, poets. Nobody who loves beauty as much as words can fail to wax lyrical about the City of Light. Read on for a poetic Parisian tour — and to find the ideal locations for swooning over your favourite poèmes. Charles Baudelaire & Île Saint-Louis […]

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