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Le Fantome – Cocktails, Tacos and Video Games

In the trendy Tenth arrondissement, there is a great place for a whole variety of Parisians or visitors to enjoy from 11am to 2 in the morning : those of us over the age of 30 who remember what the original Pacman was like, the kids of those same thirty-somethings who will be fascinated by all there is to distract… Read more →

Being Served

Just a quick post as an FYI… I am transitioning my blog’s server in the next couple of days, so you may experience difficulty in accessing it. Not to worry, pretemoiparis.com should be running smoothly no later than a day after the transition. My hope is to have a little more creative freedom and an optimized control over my layout… Read more →

In Love With An Iron Lady

I have been in Paris for over 11 years now. Wow. It seems so long to me. And no matter how many times I go to see the Eiffel Tower, I always always take a picture of her. She is beautiful. Weather it is against a grey cloud-cast sky, or dazzling beneath a vibrant evening blue hue, she is the… Read more →

Why Visit Paris this March

Post by Jenny Bailey Despite the recent rainy weather, the occasional blossom and warmer temperatures are all tell-tale signs that (dare we say it?) spring is in the air! Whether you’re craving some fresh air or you’d rather stay indoors, here’s our round up of some of the fabulous stuff going on in the capital this month. Read more →

Some Things Never Change : 19th Century Parisian Activities

Expo : Les Parisiens de Daumier. Until March 4th… HURRY! 3€ Entry. Galerie du Crédit Municipal de Paris 55, rue des Francs-Bourgeois – 75004 Paris. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm – Closed Sundays I first heard about this expo via the blog Paris, Maman et Moi. Being a 19th century French literature fan (I have the entire collection of Balzac – and FYI,… Read more →

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Oscar Carvallo Haute Couture Spring 2014 Collection

Color and movement dominated the Oscar Carvallo SS14 collection, shown on January 21st at the Paris haute couture fashion week. The collection is an inspiration and collaboration of two artists, Oscar Carvallo the designer and Carlos Cruz-Diez, the painter. Cruz-Diez create six tableaux (see here and here) for the collection and Carvallo’s creations were all directly inspired from them using… Read more →

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Why visit Paris in February ♥

Post by Jenny Bailey. While le jour de la Saint-Valentin might be coming to the city of love, the action doesn’t have to end there – as there’s plenty going on in the capital this month. We’ve got some highlights for you… Read more →

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