July 2014

5 steps to enjoy a cafe in Paris like a Parisian

Posted by Alexandra in Lifestyle

Enjoying a café in Paris is a significantly different experience from what it is in North America. The epitome of French lifestyle, which is about striking the right life-work balance, experiencing it the proper way requires care and dedication. First thing first: sit back & relax. If you’re thinking of grabbing your coffee in a paper cup and drinking it while…

3 not-to-miss summer festivals in Paris

Posted by Alexandra in Lifestyle, Temporary Events

The heat is on, time to go out and play! Whether you’re a music fan, a performance aficionado or a movie buff, here are 3 not-to-miss summer festivals to sizzle your Parisian summer!   Festival FNAC live For whom? Music fans! Why? To dance to the beat of the new generation of French singers – M, Emily Loizeau – or reconnect with established…

Explore a Paris hidden-gem: the Canal St Martin

Posted by Alexandra in Hidden Gems, Lifestyle

 When it comes to find Paris hidden-gems, good rule of thumb is to explore the Eastern part of Paris: from Parc de La Villette in the North to Bibliotheque Nationale de France in the South, there are lots of places enjoyed by local Parisians that you can enjoy too! One of my favourite Paris hidden-gem is the Canal St Martin….

How to best enjoy Bastille Day in Paris

Posted by Alexandra in Lifestyle, Temporary Events

Your Voyage A Paris is starting its weekly newsletter featuring a different theme each week, from temporary events to hidden-gems, from daytrips outside Paris to lifestyle. This being the first week of July, it’s all about Bastille Day! Bastille Day celebrates the taking of the most (in)famous Parisian prison La Bastille on July 14th, 1789. The symbol of the French…