The Peninsula Paris: The luxury revolution

This is the opening everybody expects in Paris: After a four-year renovation the Peninsula Paris will open on 1rst of August and it will be, read my lips, the place to be, not only for tourists. Lately, a new generation of grand Hotels from Asia has changed the... 

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Place de Furstemberg: A World Wonder

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So, just take a step back, turn around and try not to miss the tiny Passage de la Petite Boucherie behind the Eglise Saint-Germain-des-Prés  which leads you directly to one of the most charming and tranquil squares in Paris. Here we are at Place de Furstemberg. It feels like one of the seven Wonders of the World (or at least of Paris). How can it possibly be that just a few steps away from the terrorism of tourism such a thing as this exists? A quiet, gentle place apparently meant for insiders only? The square is planted with four paulownias that flower in spring, which makes the spot even more spectacular... 

Little India

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Welcome to Little India in the heart of Paris. Here, everything is different and exotic: the smell, the colours, the atmosphere. The Passage Brady, well hidden between rue du Faubourg-St-Martin and rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis, is lined with Indian restaurants, grocers’ shops, even barbers. In case you need a Sari for Halloween, some fenugreek for an Indian dish or a cheap haircut? Here you go. Or you just want to feel like being in the suburbs of Mumbai in the evening? Then this is your place. Or what about organizing a hot and spicy Bollywood night? Here you can get everything you need: the DVD’s of...