The Paris of the kids

While traveling as a family, it is not always easy to find activities that will please the little ones as well as the adults. It is true that Paris is packed with various museums, historical museums and possible walks that could well fill one's entire life (and a busy one, that is). But at the intensive pace of a week of tourism, you will often find that the little feet of children get tired along the many staircases of Montmartre, and that their attention starts to fail at some point in one of the Louvre rooms. Remember...

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Graffitis invade the Pinacothèque

This season, the masters of graffiti find their place in a museum ! It is the new hot exhibition in Paris : from March 12th to Septembre 13th, 2015, at the Pinacothèque, « Pressionnism 1970-1990, the masterpieces of graffiti on canvas » shows no less than a hundred pieces by some of the greatest artists of this movement. Basquiat, Bando, Rammellzee, Ash or Futura 2000 are among the most famous figures of this artistic movement that was considered as some kind of sub-culture for quite a long time, for it was mistakenly associated with simple street tags and attributed to a few gangs of vandals and drug addicts. Today, the time has come to recognize the importance of the twenty first years of this missunderstood aerosol-executed art by having a closer look at its history and the power of its aesthetics.

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The Parisian transportation guide

You are planning a trip to Paris soon, but are a little but afraid of getting lost in the labyrinth of transfers between the metro, the bus, the tramway, the RER, the « Batobus », etc ? Then this guide is made for you !

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This entry was posted in Non classé theTuesday, 17 March 2015

The best flea markets 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. Paris is filled with flea markets in which you will be able to walk around and look for second hand treasures ! 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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