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Hôtel des Grandes Ecoles: three buildings round a courtyard garden

Five charming and affordable places to stay in Paris

Destination: Paris

Over the years, I must have visited nearly 100 hotels in Paris. Here are some of my favourites, hand-picked for people who want somewhere quiet and characterful – but who don't want to spend too much

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Cycling along the Seine offers one of the most scenic routes through Paris

Fall in love with Paris...all over again!

Destination: Paris

If you've already chomped croissants on the Champs Elysées and seen the famous sites, go off the beaten tourist track and experience Paris like a Parisian

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The vaulted roof of the Sainte-Chapelle

Paris: an Ernest Hemingway bar crawl

Destination: Paris

Hanging out in grand cafes, browsing bookshelves and knocking back mean martinis - here’s how to combine a trip to Paris with a tour round the haunts of Hemingway and other 20th-century cultural icons

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Glow-in-the-dark dreams courtesy of M/M (Paris) at Hôtel Amour

Sleep with an artist in the avant-garde hotels of Paris

Destination: Paris

Paris has always inspired artists and attracted art-lovers with its museums and galleries. Now, a new generation of themed hotels gives guests the chance to live and sleep among the artworks

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Paris welcomes me as a single

Paris and the single girl

Destination: Paris

Paris is often described as a city for romance, but it also makes the perfect getaway from your partner. Just don’t forget to go home afterwards...

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Classic Paris: the Eiffel Tower

Culture and chic cafes, my passionate guide to Paris, France

Destination: Paris

Paris evokes images of l'amour, romantic dinners, strolls along the Seine, fine wines... and far too much to see and do. To make the most of a short city break, follow the tips of one who is smitten

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Every Parisian view can't help but inspire and amaze visitors

Moi, myself and I... Why Paris isn't just for couples

Destination: Paris

Paris is renowned as the ultimate destination for lovers. So what does the city of romance have to offer solo travellers in search of culture, cuisine and adventure?

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Eiffel Tower

Paris, France: cuisine and culture that don't break the bank

Destination: Paris

Paris is increasingly expensive but my guide shows where, and how, a food-loving retiree (of limited means) managed to eat well on a 2-day culture trip!

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Prime position on the Ile St-Louis

Notes from two small islands (bang in the middle of Paris)

Destination: Paris

Most Parisians define themselves as Left Bank or Right Bank – but what about the islands in-between? Steeped in history, the Ile de la Cité and Ile St-Louis are great places to explore, eat and stay

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Champs-Elysées shopping - photo Adrian Denegar/sxc.hu

Shopping in Paris: where to shop on the Right Bank

Destination: Paris

Enjoy shopping heaven in Paris with my guide to the best areas to shop on the Right Bank

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