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Fossils and Flowers in Paris's Beautiful Jardin des Plantes


Thursday 07 March 2013

The Jardin des Plantes in a Parisian garden in the lovely 5th arrondissement. However, the term 'garden' may be an understatement as the Jardin des Plantes actually houses a couple of museums, a large greenhouse and even a zoo. Fo..

Exhilarating Kinetic Art at the Centre Pompidou


Wednesday 27 February 2013

From today until May 20, 2013, the Centre Pompidou

Behind the Scenes of the Black Cat of Montmartre


Thursday 21 February 2013

Almost everyone knows the Black Cat of Montmartre. This popular poster image represents one of the most well-known French advertisements in the world, and countless souvenirs and other products have been created featuring this image. Now, until Ju..

Ruptures — a Quirky Exploration of Science and Physics


Thursday 14 February 2013

A fun, new exhibition called 'Ruptures' has come to the Palais de la Découverte from February 12, 2013 until November 10, 2013. With its location in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, this interesting exhibit hall is just a stone's th..

Enjoy an Exotic Thai Meal in a Trendy and Relaxing Setting


Thursday 07 February 2013

Just a few steps from the Palais Royal, there is a restaurant that pays homage to the Thai way of life by serving up delicious Thai-inspired dishes in a sumptuous and relaxing atmosphere. The restaurant is called Thaïm, and it allows diners to sp..

An Inspirational Avant-Garde Furniture Designer Comes to Paris


Wednesday 30 January 2013

Did you know that one of the early pioneers of the modern architecture movement was an Irish aristocrat named Eileen Gray? Born in 1878, Gray originally studied painting before moving on to furniture. It was the 1900 World's Fair in Paris that inspir..

The Musical Carousel Dazzles Parisian Audiences in March


Thursday 24 January 2013

From March 18 until March 27, 2013, an enchanting and beloved musical will be performed on a Parisian stage. The musical is Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel, and it will be featured at the

A Tribute to the Subversive Art Icon Keith Haring


Thursday 17 January 2013

Keith Haring is known for his bold, unmistakable style. This artist, who shot to fame in the late 1980s, broke barriers and created controversy throughout his career. Now, he is being honored by the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, also kno..

A Lively Carnaval Celebration in Paris


Thursday 10 January 2013

The Carnaval de Paris is coming to Paris in February, so guests staying at one of the Grands Hôtels Parisiens can take the opportunity to experience this unique and joyful event..

A Celebration of the Contemporary Dance Spirit


Thursday 03 January 2013

Over the course of the next four months, guests staying at one of the Grands Hôtels Parisiens can watch one of over 60 performance pieces being put on by exciting, young dance c..