Old “Horse” has to be in a Stall! Paris vs Old Cars

July 5, 2016 / Various
Old car ban

We have already written about Parisian authorities aspiration for making the city more clean and ecological. And it must be recognized many of their initiatives (Velib, Autolib, Cityscoot) were successful, and above all, convenient for residents and guests of Paris.

A next step of Parisian City Hall headed by Ann Hidalgo is the ban of operation for trucks and buses which are older 15 years in the city from the 1st of July, 2016.

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Cityscoot – rent electric scooters in Paris

June 28, 2016 / Various

After a year of test regime, the service Cityscoot is now officially available for Parisians and visitors of the city. This project is the next step of the authorities and business to unload the capital’s roads, to decrease noise on the streets and to improve environmental situation in the city.

As you probably know, there are services on renting bicycles (Velib) and electric cars (Autolib) in Paris. And Cityscoot became the third option to rent an ecologically clean vehicle for all who needs a transport in the city.

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Carambolages — An Unusual Exhibition at the Grand Palais

June 7, 2016 / Art & Culture

Paris Grand Palais has happily gone through the recent flood and opened its doors for all comers again. And it means that you have possibility to visit an unusual, but at the same time interesting, exhibition Carambolages whose curator is Jean-Hubert Martin.

Mr Martin made his name in 1989 after a provocative exhibition “Magicians of the Earth” which had aroused the serious discussions and heated arguments in the art world. And by opinion of certain critics, it was “throwing a challenge to the entire art system of the West”.

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Drone Festival – A New Fun from the Paris Mayor’s Office

June 6, 2016 / Various

Sports drones are winning the world, and very soon they’ll be in Paris. If auto and moto racings are not a surprise for anyone long ago, professional competitions of drone pilots are not so widespread. However, as people say, first blow is half the battle. 🙂

Paris Drone Festival 2016 will take place at Champs-Elysees on September, 4th and become the first such event in the city on the Seine. Eight professional pilots will participate in the emulative program of drones race and fight for the grand prize.

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Fashion Forward: Three Centuries of Fashion

June 2, 2016 / Art & Culture

Fashion and Paris, Paris and Fashion… During many centuries these two words has bean inseparably linked with each other. Coming here, like it or not, you understand it and realize all significance of the fashion industry, how much it had exerted influence upon the city, made it more interesting and attractive to people from every corner of the globe.

Hundreds (or maybe thousands) boutiques of the leading brands lure travelers. Every year, the fashion weeks take place and gather the best designers and couturiers of the planet, and, of course, connoisseurs of their art, as far as “work” is not a proper word which could describe activity of these masters who make our life more bright and stylish. 🙂

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Europa City – A view to the future of entertainment

June 1, 2016 / Various

Maybe some of us see Paris as a place of history, museums, old architecture… However, this city develops permanently, changing opinions of itself and offering new entertainments to its residents and guests.

So, in the spring of 2016, active preparatory works for building a unique Europa City has been started. It’s the project which does not have analogues in the Europe.

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Bike highway in Paris – The big initiative has started

May 31, 2016 / Various

Last week the first part of a bike highway was officially opened in Paris. The first 600 meters of the track, which was planned by the local authorities for a long time, had been opened near Place de la Bastille at Boulevard Bourdon.

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Night in the open air… Paris parks are available round the clock!

May 20, 2016 / Various

People say, Paris is romance! We have checked. In winter, of course, it can be a little cold for romance, but in summer – that’s it! 🙂

No doubt that going to Paris with your sweetheart you would gonna walking around the streets, visiting some museums, tasting French cuisine at a cozy bistro… However, it’s obvious that evening or night promenade in a park will go down a treat. Especially if weather is nice. And summer in Paris is usually warm and dry.

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