Sure, in a dream holiday you wouldn’t need to interrupt your itinerary for something as mundane as a search for a public toilet. But sometimes reality hits, especially if you’re travelling with kids … Fortunately, in Paris, it’s not as difficult as you might imagine to aller aux toilettes … Les Sanisettes Paris’s public toilets […]

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Sure, you could always grab a miniature Eiffel Tower or a snow globe of a shimmering Parisian landscape as you rush to the airport, but why not make souvenir shopping something you’ll enjoy as much as your recipients will love receiving their more inspired holiday gifts. Read on for ten shopping destinations that double as […]

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Art Nouveau was a decorative style of applied art that flowered in Paris from around 1890 through to the First World War. And flowering was the operative word, for Art Nouveau was inspired by the flowing forms and soft shades of nature — think tendrils, lilies and dragonflies; pale green finishes and shimmering floral mosaics. […]

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Walking, a perennial Parisian pleasure, is all the more enjoyable in autumn, when leaves crunch underfoot, and the city’s palette softens into a harmonious blend of browns and golds. Read on for the most sensorially appealing places to seek out in the fall … Montmartre Go early in the morning, when the crowds are thinner […]

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