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Sunken cities Egypt’s lost worlds

Sunken cities Egypt’s lost worlds

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Submerged under the sea for over a thousand years, two lost cities of ancient Egypt were recently rediscovered. Their story is told for the first time in this blockbuster exhibition at the British Museum. Read more
Paris Airports Transfers - Taxis Flat Rates

Paris Airports Transfers - Taxis Flat Rates

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Starting March 1st 2016, a new rule is set for airports transfers in Paris by taxis. This will clarify the offer with new flat rates. Read more
Lemon Festival in Menton

Lemon Festival in Menton

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The 2016 Fête du Citron® Lemon Festival pays tribute to Cinecittà! After 3 years dedicated to Jules Verne, a Lemon in China, and 20,000 Leagues under the Sea, the festival closes the chapter on science fiction. A new chapter begins, but the pursuit of the extraordinary continues, with the theme chosen for 2016 - Cinecittà.

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

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On February 8, the entire Chinese community will celebrate the New Year (xin nian hao). The goat supersedes the monkey during this period. Read more
London Winter Run

London Winter Run

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Take in some of London's most famous landmarks as the Cancer Research UK London Winter Run returns to the capital's streets to raise money for the charity. Read more
Music Celebrations at Orsay Museum in Paris

Music Celebrations at Orsay Museum in Paris

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Orsay museum and the Garde Républicaine orchestra are offering a musical reinterpretation of the great republican festivities of the late 19th century. For three days, four hundred musicians will give some twenty concerts, all free, in the different areas of the museum. Read more
What you didn't know about the Roman Colosseum

What you didn't know about the Roman Colosseum

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The Colosseum is an ancient theater located in Rome, maybe the most known and iconic around the world. In the days of the Roman Empire, emperors held public events in it.

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Bastille Day in Paris

Bastille Day in Paris

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Here is an amazing “feast for your eyes”. You will be able to experience what thousands of people from around the world were able to enjoy this latest July 14th while their visit in Paris, right after Le Concert de Paris 2014, ENJOY*!!! Read more
Sending Mail

Sending Mail

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Letter boxes can be recognized by their yellow color. They can be found on many streets. Collection times are indicated on each box. You can also find letter boxes in front of each post office. Read more
How to Make a Phone Call

How to Make a Phone Call

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French telephone numbers have ten digits, each one beginning with a two-digit prefix for one of the five telephone areas. Read more