Car boot sales in Paris

Now more than ever, the time has come to recycle ! In a world that massively produces new products every day, giving a second (or even a third) life to objects has become a true economical, ecological, and – provided that you like snooping around – sometimes more enjoyable alternative to « traditional » shopping. And places that give pride to this second-hand trade are growing and developping all around. You might be looking for furniture, utilitarian or decorative objects, clothes, jewelry or accessories... Regardless of what you are searching for, you can be sure that you will find many car boot sales, flea markets and thrift shops all around Paris. Everything is within easy reach ! So, here are a few suggestions to help you begin your abandonned treasure hunt...

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A Valentine's day to remember in the capital of Love !

On the evening of February 14th, Paris beats with the hearts – still to take or already pleased. If you and your (future) other half want to make it a night (or a day) to remember, the hardest part surely is to pick the option that will suit your taste best. Romantic diners with specially made menus, shows, romantic cruises on the Seine or unusual activities, Paris is full of surprises and ideas to have a good evening as a couple. So while you are staying in the capital of Love, take the opportunity to let yourselves be delighted by one of them !

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Intimate impressions at the Marmottan Monet Museum

Located at the West of Paris, right next to the charming Bois de Boulogne and its lakes, the Marmottan Monet museum is one of those Parisian museums that too few visitors have heard of. Nevertheless, it is a true goldmine for impressionnist painting enthousiasts, and it offers very rich yet intimate exhibition. It would be a shame to miss it. Here is what you will be able to admire there...

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A new place for culture in Paris : the Louis Vuitton foundation

On October 20th, 2014, the long awaited Louis Vuitton Foundation was inaugurated, at the edge of the Bois de Boulogne, in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. The Louis Vuitton company Foundation, created in 2006, works to promote art and culture through large scale sponsorships (engaged by the Louis Vuitton company in 1990). Today, it is one of the largest and most important actors of art sponsorship in France.The project to build a structure devoted to the foundation was born in 2001. Bernard Arnault, the president of the foundation declared : « We had to build a foundation in which part of the sponsorship could crystallize itself. A new space that would open the dialogue with a wide public, and offer artists and intellectuals a platform of debates and reflexion ». After years of elaborating the project (conducted by famous architect Frank Gehry) and constructing, the building finally opened its doors to the public in the fall of 2014.So, do you need to add this stop to your journey in the capital ? Let's take a look at what the Louis Vuitton foundation has to offer...

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