Monthly Archives: April 2011

The press loves Glenn Cooper, Paris’ real estate guru!

It is always wonderful to be included in articles about Paris, the city we love.  When France Today magazine asked Glenn Cooper for an interview, he agreed without any hesitation. Their latest issue includes a great piece about the less known … Continue reading

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To tip, or not to tip in Paris: that is the question!

Cafes and restaurants in Paris and the rest of France directly include a 15% service charge in your check. This is required by French law as tips are assessed for taxation purposes. The words “service compris” (tip included) indicate that … Continue reading

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Pay a visit to the incredible Château de Monte-Cristo!

Built in 1846 by the architect Hippolyte Durand in Port-Marly (Yvelines), the Château de Monte-Cristo is the English garden style of the writer Alexandre Dumas (‘The Three Musketeers’, ‘The Count of Monte-Cristo’). it was in 1844 that he acquired the … Continue reading

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La Samaritaine may become the first Vuitton Hotel in Paris…

One of the great landmarks of central Paris, abandoned for the past three years, is to be converted into a spectacular, river-front hotel! The majestic La Samaritaine department store, which was suddenly closed down as a “fire-hazard” in 2005, will never … Continue reading

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