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Le Guide

After a relatively tranquil beginning, the past Parisian decade turned out to be one of the most tumultuous of recent times. Here, some of the highs and the lows of the twenty-tens in the City of Light … 2010 The world’s most famous avenue went green for a two-day festival called Nature Capitale, designed to […]

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For a place that has inspired thousands of books, there are surprisingly few that are set in Paris at Christmas — a time, after all, when the City of Light is extra sparkly, and there’s nothing better to do than hole up in your favourite café, scribbling a novel into your notebook while you sip […]

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If you’ve been lucky enough to find yourself in Paris in December, you’ll have likely admired the sparkling window displays, and might have delighted over a curious-looking cake featuring in those of the city’s pâtisseries. The Bûche de Noël — or, Christmas Log — is said to date back to around 1870, when a Parisian […]

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Ah, Christmas in Paris … it just has a gorgeously sparkling ring to it, n’est-ce pas? Few places are as festive and as fairy-lit a wonderland as the City of Light in December. Whether you’re going this year, or dreaming of it for the future, here’s some inspiration for making your Parisian Noël all the […]

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