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What to do in Paris this weekend? (2-4 Feb)

You can wait all week for this little break, but once the weekend arrives – like everyone else – you can't find an original idea to occupy these days off. That's good, Paris Select has scoured the Parisian news to offer you the crème de la crème of fun and unusual activities. Here is a nice little program for this weekend. – Discover Maison Proust Building on the success of Maison Souquet, voted “the most romantic hotel in the world”, the Maisons Particulières Collection has just unveiled its new address: Maison Proust. A hotel that recreates the splendor of the Parisian salons of the Belle Époque, as close as possible to Marcel Proust's masterpiece: In Search of Lost Time. Once again, it was the famous French decorator Jacques Garcia, who was in charge of staging the Maison Proust. The decorative objects – paintings, old books, works of art and period furniture found over several years – restore the splendor of the aristocratic interiors of the Belle Époque that Marcel …

What to do in Paris this weekend? (Jan 27-29)

You can wait all week for this little break, but once the weekend arrives – like everyone else – you can't find an original idea to occupy these days off. That's good, Paris Select has scoured the Parisian news to offer you the crème de la crème of fun and unusual activities. Here is a nice little program for this weekend. – Delight in the incredible Tea Time at Lutetia At snack time, head to Lutetia to discover the incredible Tea Time imagined by Pastry Chef Nicolas Guercio. This is served every day under the superb colored glass roof of its restaurant, the Saint-Germain. To start, you have to choose the hot drink: coffee, Viennese chocolate, tea… then come two melt-in-your-mouth scones, accompanied by homemade cream and jams. As for savory creations, you will be entitled to a Croque des alpages with black truffle, goat cheese nougat, brioche with dried fruits and a foie gras lollipop with apple, lemon and spices. Finally, you will end this snack with a myriad of delicious pastries: truffles...

What to do in Paris this weekend? (Jan 20-22)

You can wait all week for this little break, but once the weekend arrives – like everyone else – you can't find an original idea to occupy these days off. That's good, Paris Select has scoured the Parisian news to offer you the crème de la crème of fun and unusual activities. Here is a nice little program for this weekend. – Get inspired by new decoration trends at the Maison & Objet 2023 show A major meeting place for professionals in the art of living, the Maison & Objet show is back from this Thursday, January 19, 2023, for 4 days. On the program: no less than 2200 brands and exhibitors who will fill the 111 m² of the venue, including 000 new ones to fill up on discoveries. Artisans, manufacturers, publishers, industrialists, designers, stylists and other creators from the fashion, textile and decoration sectors will present their latest collections to a global audience of buyers and specifiers. On the January edition, the theme Take Care! will be embodied in a thousand and one ways, punctuated by the exhibitors' offer and the show's entertainment. Whether in the scenography of the Designer …

What to do in Paris this weekend? (Jan 13-15)

You can wait all week for this little break, but once the weekend arrives – like everyone else – you can't find an original idea to occupy these days off. That's good, Paris Select has scoured the Parisian news to offer you the crème de la crème of fun and unusual activities. Here is a nice little program for this weekend. – Delight in Winter Tea Time at the Royal Monceau Find Quentin Lechat's Tea Time at the Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris. The Pastry Chef has imagined this offer as a journey, to be discovered every weekend within the most Parisian of Palaces. A gourmet and exclusive escape to experience in the elegance and refinement of the Bar Long with a view of the interior garden. On the menu for this Tea Time in 4 sequences: tasty mini pastries – the famous “Princes”, a mini Paris-Brest and a small lemon tartlet – followed by two exclusive creations from the chef. The gourmet break ends in style with the tasting of travel cakes including the marbled cake and the emblematic …

In the footsteps of Emily in Paris… Here are 20 Parisian places spotted in the series!

The event series Emily in Paris makes us see Paris in a new light. This season again, our favorite American takes us to the most beautiful places and allows us to discover or rediscover the key places of the capital. We have selected for you our 20 addresses spotted in Darren Star's series. Let's go for a 100% glam Parisian visit! – 1.Le Bistrot Valois All Parisians have their habits in a café next to their work, like a little Parisian tradition. For Emily, it's the Bistrot Valois, which is located just opposite the entrance to the Agence Savoir. This cozy brasserie offers a high quality menu with fresh products cooked with care. Bistro Valois, Place de Valois Paris 1st. – 2. The Jardin des Tuileries The Jardin des Tuileries is one of the flagship gardens of the city of Paris. A central location in the first arrondissement, this bubble of greenery just a stone's throw from the Louvre is the ideal place to settle down after a shopping spree on Rue de Rivoli. Garden of …

What to do in Paris this weekend? (6-8 Jan)

You can wait all week for this little break, but once the weekend arrives – like everyone else – you can't find an original idea to occupy these days off. That's good, Paris Select has scoured the Parisian news to offer you the crème de la crème of fun and unusual activities. Here is a nice little program for this weekend. – Celebrate Epiphany with the most beautiful galettes des rois After the Christmas and New Year festivities, gluttony is back with Epiphany, which is celebrated this year on Friday 6 January. The opportunity to share a good galette des rois with loved ones… Between excellence of know-how and originality of flavors, the pastry chefs have once again outdone themselves to offer sublime creations. Our favourites? That of Shangri-La, in collaboration with the jewelry brand Persée Paris. We also like: that of Pierre Hermé, that of Quentin Lechat for the Royal Monceau as well as that of Angelo Musa for the Plaza Athénée. – Last day to admire the …

The 15 goals to follow for a super year 2023

Each beginning of the year sounds the hour of good resolutions, this moment when we decide on major changes that will allow us to have a better year... A short review of the 15 resolutions easy to keep, for a year 2023 under the sign of positivity. – Strive to stay positive As 2023 dawns, the priority is obviously more than ever to take care of yourself, and your loved ones… Our mental health has suffered in recent years, so choosing to move forward before is fundamental. To stay positive in all circumstances, nothing better than the method of autosuggestion, whose father is none other than Emile Coué. Because it is clear that we are what we think! And what we think, we become… Are you about to say or do something that could potentially make you mope? Stop. We reformulate the obstacle that we encounter and we try to bring it the most constructive solution possible. – Be less hard on yourself Do not let yourself be demoralized by the injunctions to …