Category: Paris

July 22, 2010

Disneyland Paris – New Generation Festival

Filed under: Paris - 22 Jul 2010

If you haven’t heard, a New Generation of characters are now at Disneyland Paris. Your favourite Toy Story characters Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Slinky Dog and many others are now at Disneyland Paris’ New Generation festival.

Some new attractions …

July 8, 2010

Bastille Day Concert and Fireworks – Paris

Filed under: Paris - 08 Jul 2010

July 13 Concert – at the Place de la Bastille at 20:35
The theme for this year’s Bastille Day Concert is “Diversity”.

Presented by the Paris city council, in partnership with France Television and Electron Libre, this free concert, …

March 16, 2010

Yves Saint Laurent Retrospective – 40 years of Creation – Paris

Filed under: Paris - 16 Mar 2010

A first retrospective on the works of Yves Saint Laurent – This exhibition covers 40 Years of Creation (1962 to 2002) by Yves Saint Laurent – since the beginning of the couturier at the House of Dior …

January 3, 2010

Disneyland Paris 5-Day Flash Sale

Filed under: Paris - 03 Jan 2010

Disneyland Paris 5-Day Flash Sale starts noon Thursday 22nd July until noon Tuesday July 27th 2010.

Here’s your chance to save PLUS Kids under 7 stay and play free! The sale applies for 2 nights/3 days or 3 …

August 20, 2009

Paris is hot, hot, hot ….

Filed under: Paris - 20 Aug 2009

Paris is very hot, muggy and extremely busy.  It’s been a long, long while since I was last on holiday in Paris and I’m quickly reminded that:

Parisiennes go on holiday in August, much like our Christmas break, so …

July 14, 2009

Bonjour to all on this Bastille Day!

Filed under: Paris - 14 Jul 2009

Well, Tony and I got into the spirit of Bastille Day and started the day by singing The Marseillaise, one of my favourite national anthems.

The only thing we managed to storm today is our favourite French cheese shop …

June 27, 2009

Eating out in Paris becomes more affordable

Filed under: Paris - 27 Jun 2009

Good news for diners in France!

With the reduction of restaurant VAT from 19.6% to 5.5% with effect from July 2009, your holiday dining in France will become more affordable.

At the best of times, 19.6% VAT is a hefty …

June 15, 2009

Eurostar London to Paris | Travel to Paris

Filed under: Paris - 15 Jun 2009

If you’re looking for reasons to travel to Paris for a short city break, here are three fantastic reasons to travel to Paris in July.

Summer Sales

The great summer sale in Paris starts on June 24th and runs till …

May 15, 2009

Paris Attractions | La Nuit des Musées

Filed under: Paris,Things to See & Do - France - 15 May 2009

The best things in life are free and for one night in May, hundreds of museums across France will be open to the public and entry is free. This is an initiative of the French Department of …

May 13, 2009

Paris attractions | Opéra Garnier

Filed under: Paris,Things to See & Do - France - 13 May 2009

You don’t have to be an opera buff to appreciate the Palais Garnier which is also known as the Opéra de Paris or the Opéra Garnier, or more commonly referred to as the Paris Opéra.  Located on the …

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