French Theatre for English Speakers? Yes, it’s possible!

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For such an international city, how is the night scene still so French-focused? You’ve probably seen it a million times: Parisians lined up, blocking the sidewalk outside a local theatre after work, waiting for entry to see a show, every night of the week. Haven’t yet been privy to the familiar scene? Be on the lookout and you’ll be surprised at exactly how many small local theatres there are dispersed …

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Enjoy a Night Out Like a Local in Paris – The 14th Arrondissement.

Cafe de la Rotonde, Paris, All Things French

Deep into the left bank of the River Seine, discover the meeting grounds of the unforgettable ‘Lost Generation’. Many writers, painters, sculptors, and actors, such as Hemingway, Picasso, Fitzgerald and Chagall, found solace and inspiration in the Bohemian lifestyle of Paris during the 1920’s. In Montparnasse, amongst the buzz of neon signs, car horns, and the cheerfully noisy crowds of cafés and bistros pouring out onto terraces, there are theatres …

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Dalida, une Garde-robe de la Ville à la Scène.

Dalida Exhibition Dress Frill

‘Dalida, her Wardrobe On and Off-Stage’ When I was in Paris, I had the considerable pleasure of seeing an exhibition of the extensive wardrobe of renowned singer Dalida, showing the Palais Galliera. The Palais is a stunning example of 19th century architecture, and is devoted to the exhibition of fine fashion, clothing and textile design. It houses its own collections, workshops and ateliers, and shows a diverse range of wardrobes …

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Discover the Beautiful Château de Chantilly.

Chateau de Chantilly, Domaine de Chantilly | All Things French

Experience a fairy-tale moment from your childhood dreaming. For travellers like myself, seeing any Châteaux in France is like stepping through the looking glass into an unreal world. Château de Chantilly is no exception. In pristine condition and nestled serenely into it’s flawless landscape, this beautiful castle must be seen to be believed. The building and gardens themselves are stunning, to say nothing of the priceless collection of paintings contained within its walls. …

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Fall in Love with Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild.

Villa et Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild | All Things French

Villa et Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat One of the spectacular highlights of staying in Villefranche sur Mer is undoubtedly the experience of visiting the breathtaking Villa et Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild. The deliciously feminine home of Beatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild is located on Cap Ferrat, the eastern flank of Villefranche harbour.  The Villa has magnificent views across the fabulous themed gardens, as well as the Mediterranean, and back towards the mountains …

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Experience Absolute Luxury at the Palais Garnier.


Few places, in my experience, can match the extravagance of the Palais Garnier, 10 Place de l’Opéra, in Paris’ IV arrondissement. The 1979-seat Opera House is the most lavish building I have ever seen, perhaps ever built, in the modern age. The Palais Garnier has incredible detailing, opulence and majesty. This impressive masterpiece, built over a mere 15-year period between 1861 to 1875, has incredible detailing and fine furnishings, and is probably …

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