Old Paris

Classic Parisian Movie Houses

Posted on April 2, 2012 by VINGT Editorial

Text: Brian Clark Image: Flickr Slipping into a small theatre at two in the afternoon to catch a beat-up 35mm print of an old movie is probably one of the most authentically Parisian activities still available in the city. On any given day in Paris, there are at least four or five amazing movies from… Read more

Musée Condé – Château de Chantilly

Posted on October 10, 2010 by VINGT Editorial

In the unlikely event that Paris is beginning to get tiresome, art correspondent Lilianne Milgrom offers two very different art experiences outside the Paris metropolis. Here she offers a classical option of Chantilly's Musée Condé. Read more

Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature

Posted on January 7, 2010 by VINGT Editorial

  Text: Chris Holt Image: Mertxe Iturrioz Paris is home to dozens of museums catering to all tastes and interests. Those passionate about hunting and nature should most definitely visit the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature in the Marais. The museum first opened in 1967 as part of a foundation created by… Read more

Herboristerie de la Place de Clichy

Posted on July 8, 2009 by Susie Hollands

Herboristerie de la Place de Clichy has one of Paris’ most beautiful shop facades. The wooden interior from the 19th century will take you back in time and houses 900 different types of plants to aid you with any kind of health complaint or beauty need. You are able to have a little consultation with… Read more

Monday evening fresh food market and veggie baskets

Posted on July 6, 2009 by Susie Hollands

Stanislaus Branle is a producer based near Lyon who supplies fruits and vegetables to some of the city’s restaurants. Each Monday night he sets up a small ‘pop up’ fresh food market, selling out the back of his van everything from fruit, vegetables, cheese, home-made liqueurs, jams, oils, dried grains and even fire wood! You can… Read more