Cheers to 2016 and Happy New Year to all of you!
Halloween is definitely not a French holiday! Despite some great commercial efforts, there was a sort of celebration of Halloween in France but it doesn’t last more than 3 or 4 years. You can see some decors in stores, and there is always some parties to attend but nothing more. But it was so unnatural and weird here, that we actually […]
End of summer always goes along with new cultural events in the city. And among them, there are a lot of exhibitions of all sort. In order to save your time, I chose for you 5 exhibitions to see this fall in Paris. Fragonard amoureux, galant et libertin / Fragonard in love, suitor and libertine Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806) is one of the […]
Every year, the city of Paris organizes a contest to select the best floral decoration in Parisian gardens. Most part of the contest concerns only the city gardeners but there is also a part where Parisians are invited to vote on-line for their favorite garden. And this year, Parisians’ favorite garden is… Parc de Bercy! Parc de Bercy is a rather large […]
Next weekend, September 19 and 20, the European Heritage Days or in French, Les Journées Européennes du Patrimoine, will be back for the 2015 version. For the non European readers, it’s a joint action of 50 European states to unveil their heritage and offer opportunities to visit buildings, monuments and sites usually closed to the public. This event started in 1984 in France. […]