Our favourite things

National Bike Festival “La Fête du Vélo”
in Paris 6th & 7th June 2009
22nd May 2009

A bike village at the Place des Invalides, special events and the 'Paris area convergence'. What? Read on... (more…)

Paris summer sales 2009 start 24th June
19th May 2009

It's time to bag a bargain! Make the most of the sales this year: many brands will be lowering their...

20th edition of the designer fleamarket ‘Puces du Design’
5th, 6th and 7th June 2009 on the Quai de la Loire
13th May 2009

With furniture and objects from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s, the Puces du Design will make you go "wow!"...

Solidays 2009 – a huge 3-day music festival
on 26th, 27th and 28th June
12th May 2009

Another great line-up for this huge and incredibly good value (i.e. cheap) festival. Rock during the day, techno at night,...

Gay Pride 2009 in Paris 27th June
11th May 2009

From Montparnasse to Bastille, this is one of the biggest outdoor events of the year in the city, and certainly...

Julie & Julia – 50s Paris and Meryl Streep!
8th May 2009

Just a quick post today (it's a public holiday in France) to mention Julie & Julia starring Merly Streep in...

Fête de la Nature – a nature festival in Paris,
16th & 17th May 2009
7th May 2009

It may not look like there are many green spaces in central Paris, but the city is green nonetheless: combine...

21st annual “Designers have a heart” sale
20th – 23rd May 2009 at the Espace Catherine Max
6th May 2009

No need to wait for the sales! The biggest names in fashion, beauty products, tableware and interior design have got...

A brand new Hotel de la Sorbonne!
Part 2: the new deluxe rooms
30th April 2009

Just finished, our new deluxe rooms at the Hôtel de la Sorbonne are on the top floor, have more space...

A brand new Hotel de la Sorbonne!
Part 1: air conditioning
29th April 2009

A brand new Hôtel de la Sorbonne: complete renovation of every floor, the rooms, reception, the façade, even the roof......