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Located hillside next to Paris, Montmartre is packed full of history, gastronomy, and truly is the epitome of the francophone culture.  What many people are not aware of, however, are the many hidden and beautiful walkways that surround this district of Paris as well as what lays on them.  This large hill, located in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, use to be home to a multitude of artists during the impressionistic period, including Renoir, who famously painted Le Bal du Moulin de la Galette while sitting on a café aside the walkways of Montmartre.  



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The history of Montmartre is something worth exploring, only observable to the well trained eye, and of course, the locals who inhabit this gorgeous hillside region.

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Paris is always a good idea right? Well now that notion coined by Audrey Hepburn is definitely something to take into consideration, given the ever-changing film, gastronomy, and art catching visitors eyes to Paris!  Though Paris is filled with history dating back to the 3rd century, 18 centuries later and it is still bustling and growing every day.  Paris today is offering so much more than what it used to be to locals and travelers alike.  Though this will only be scratching the surface, we will take a peek into what Paris has to offer in 2016! 


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Needless to say Paris is jam packed with music and theatrical entertainment.  The Philharmonie de Paris, a cultural revelation, offering great insight into the musical world,

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  As Charleston Restaurant Week is midway through from a successful start, so begins the preparation to another, about 4,300 miles across the pond! Le Fête des Vendanges de Montmartre (The Grape Harvest Festival) is in preparation for the beginning of October in none other than the City of Lights- Paris. The Festival marks 82 years of celebration as a relic of the flourishing wine vineyards that use to inhabit the northern region of Paris on the hill of Montmartre.  Similar to Charleston, the Festival involves much to do for locals and visitors to the area!


  Some things that might suit any wine-connisuers fancy include wine tastings paired with amazing dishes and cheeses, and the ability to partake in auctions for some of the most prestigious…
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Any first (or second…or tenth) time visitor of Paris will always remember the sight of the Eiffel Tour rising above all other Parisienne infrastructure. Laying your eyes upon the famous monument will stir you and undoubtedly leave you longing for more Paris. While the Eiffel Tour is, of course, the most notable sight in the 7th arrondissement, there are more lovely places you have to see before you depart!

Known as Paris’ oldest department store, you definitely won’t want to miss Le Bon Marché (translated to “the good deal”) on Rue de Sèvres. Le Bon Marché sells some of France’s favorite clothing brands, and has a delicious in-store café, Le Grand Épicerie de Paris. Even if you’re not in the market for high-end clothing,

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