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In the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh: A day trip from...

Vincent Van Gogh, Church in Auvers, 1890 | Auvers-sur-Oise: Day trips from Paris | Urban Mishmash
Following in the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh, we take you to Auvers-sur-Oise, the final address of the post-impressionist painter and a short train ride away from Paris. We explore the many sites and landmarks in Auvers that were either the subject of, or influenced, one of the most creative phases of his artistic life.

Rosemary Allan on being stylish and wonderful in Paris

Parisian Style: UK Expat Living in Paris | Interview with Rosemary Allan | Urban Mishmash
Meet Rosemary Allan, an expat from the UK who has been living in Paris for over 20 years. Today, she runs two award-winning BnB properties in central Paris and is also a style and colour consultant extraordinaire. Read on to find out more about what she does, how she does it and also, some of her favourite things in Paris.

Things to do this weekend in Paris: Must-see exhibitions and events

Machteld, Karel Appel Retrospective Exhibition at Musee d'art modern | Exhibitions in Paris | Urban Mishmash
From latest exhibition openings (and closings) to cultural events and performances, here is a stimulating selection of the best things to do this weekend...

Montmartre Cemetery: An oasis of serenity in Paris

Cats sunning themselves on gravestones. Stories, real and imagined. Names, known and unknown. Find all this and some peace at the Montmartre cemetery in Paris.

Anne-Laure on finding beauty in Parisian walls

Parisian Life Interview: Anne Laure on photographing Parisian walls, urban decay and living in Paris | Urban Mishmash
Today, we feature Anne-Laure, a lovely Parisian lady who seeks out the beauty in Parisian walls.

A tiny cabinet of curiosities in Montmartre

Bohemia in Montmartre - Unusual Things to Do In Paris
Wandering in and out of the streets of Montmartre, we noticed an unusual blue facade and a door that said 'Push Hard'. And push hard...

It’s all about the food! Meet Alix, Hugo and A Hedgehog...

Alix and Hugo of A Hedgehog in the Kitchen
This week, we feature a food blogging couple, Alix and Hugo. Alix, an American expat and Hugo from Picardy, France have been living in...

Exploring Paris off the beaten track

A hidden restaurant in Paris: Le Derrière | Best Things to Do In Paris | Unusual Paris | Urban Mishmash
From hidden neighbourhoods and gardens to secret passages, restaurants and bars, discover the unusual gems of Paris.

Fancy a run? Luke of RunParis.fr on living and running in...

Luke is an Australian expat living in Paris since November last year. After biking through Africa and finding love back home, Luke moved to...

The ‘real’ Paris that we love!

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Going beyond the clichés, French filmmakers Max & Léo show the real side of Paris.

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