Article Archive for February 2011
The French once gathered there to release prisoners and start the French Revolution. Now, locals storm there for great nightlife. The large plaza, Place de la Bastille, is the main entrance point and bar-hoppers are …
Paris is a compact city, so it’s not a real need to use the métro, but it’s definitely a must do. The parisian métro is a real institution. A inhabitant of Ile de France spends an average of 85 minutes per day in it, it is part of their life. But only a few know about its history…
The French shake hands almost whenever they meet, and always when meeting someone for the first time or for business. Arriving at work in the morning, it is quite common to greet colleagues with …
We’ve been getting requests for advice on which are the best romantic hotels in Paris. And we thought we could give you some help with that. So we’ve been going around the town, visited hotels, checked their rates on their websites and looked at customer reviews to give you some help.
Paris off the beaten path…
If you are looking for a romantic and friendly hotel right in the historical center of Paris but also want to enjoy life as a local then the Hotel des Ducs d’Anjou is for you.
Set back in a quiet pedestrian area, the hotel is part of a charming little area where there are numerous cafés, bistros and shops. The attractive traditional facade is extremely appealing. Plus, the place has just been entirely refurbished, which makes it even more attractive.
Saint Germain des Prés
Few districts of Paris have a past as rich as Saint-Germain-des-Prés, where history and creation come together as one. This mix belongs to the genius of France.
Since ever, Saint-Germain des Prés has been a place of a particular charm that has always inspired artists.
Named ‘The Place’ by Errol Flynn, the Hotel Napoleon has 102 guestrooms, including 47 suites.
Set in the heart of the Triangle d’Or, a stone’s throw from the Arc de Triomphe and just a step away from the world famous Avenue des Champs Elysées, this haven of serenity boasts a truly exceptional and easily accessible location, and is a marvel of Empire-style decoration.
Paris on a budget… Visiting Paris has a cost… Sometimes, it can even get you broke if you don’t carefully manage your spendings.
New hotel opening in Paris designed by Maison Martin Margiela.
The French hotel rating system is rather obsolete, it has been in use for some 20 years and went to a maximum of 4 stars. This posed a problem for Europeans and other travellers as …