Temporary Events

Summer week-end getaway to Paris

Posted by Alexandra in Art, Hidden Gems, Lifestyle, Temporary Events

Paris is always a good idea, especially when summer’s around the corner and we’ve got 2 airlines serving the destination from Vancouver (Air France & Air Transat). For all of you who are going soon, here is an inspirational 4 days / 3 nights week-end gateway filled with ideas to make your Parisian stay a memorable experience. Flying out on a Wednesday,…

Niki de Saint Phalle & the Nana Power

Posted by Alexandra in Art, Temporary Events

I knew very little about her. For the longest time she was just the artist behind the Stravinsky fountain near Le Centre Pompidou Until I saw the retrospective organized by le Grand Palais in Paris this Fall. It was then that I realized what a remarkable woman and a major 20th century artist she had been. Born in 1930 in a conservative French-American family, she first…

A small sand-box on a busy highway

Posted by Alexandra in Lifestyle, Temporary Events

Although August is often said not to be the best time to visit Paris –the weather is hot and humid, the city is packed with tourists hence accommodation prices go up, some restaurants are closed for the holidays – the city has considerably evolved in the last 10 years to turn into a summer-friendly place for all family members to…

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…

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…