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Milanese Escapades

Welcome to Milan, the heart of northern Italy! Visit our boutique and discover the most historic landmarks of the capital.

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Saffron

Risotto Milanese is the emblematic food of the Lombardi capital.

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Restaurant to be

In need of a break before your next tour? We got you! Check out patisserie Di Vole di Liquirizia across from our boutique for some Milanese, Neapolitan, American and French desserts.

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Pâtisserie Bontemps

This summer, in between your tours of Paris, stop by for a tea break at the pâtisserie Bontemps in the Marais.

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Tuberose

Tuberose is considered to be the most fragrant plant in the world and gives off a strong, suave and captivating scent that heightens after sundown...

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August 15-18, 1969: Woodstock

"3 days of peace, love and music": this was the slogan of the music festival that would go down in history as THE festival of festivals.

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August 25, 1819: The Raft of the Medusa

A tragedy that inspired what is recognized today as the one of the most emblematic paintings of the French Romanticism movement.

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Patchouli

Patchouli is a plant originally from Indonesia and Malaysia. Patchouli is used in the composition of chypre, woody and oriental perfumes.

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July 1, 1751: Publication of the Encyclopedia's first volumes

The Encyclopedia, a simple translation that became a titanic work in order to avoid obscurantism.

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July 21, 1969: A small step for man

It's been 50 years since the mission Apollo 11 introduced humanity to a new era of space exploration.

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Restaurant to be

Located at the heart of the Marais, Dessance is a restaurant that serves unique dishes fusing vegetables and desserts in a plant-themed decor awarded "top design in Paris" in 2015.

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Restaurant to be: Terra

Located in the Haut Marais, the restaurant Terra which opened its doors in March of 2018, perfectly maries French design and cuisine to create dishes that are as generously portioned as they are reveled about. This restaurant is a must!

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Rose

Native to Asia Minor, the rose has been crowned "Queen of the flowers" since antiquity, the rose is the icon of the flower world both because of her culture and symbolism.

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June 7, 1494: Treaty of Tordesillas

The day on which the world was cut in half and Brazil became the only Latin American country to speak Portuguese.

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June 4, 1783: The first identified UFO

Ever since the legend of Icarus, man has always dreamed of flying like a bird. However, none has ever made it to the clouds until the Montgolfier brothers introduced an invention that would give a new view on the world.

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Restaurant to be: Health Inside

With nice weather right around the corner, winter dishes are no longer in season. It's time to get back to a healthy and balanced diet. Make your way to the Health Inside restaurant where balanced dishes and quality ingredients are used to make healthy meals without sacrificing quantity.

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Hydroxycitronellal

Certain flowers in perfumery are considered "mute". This means that it's impossible to extract the necessary amount of essential oil from the flower itself.

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April 15, 1874: How impressive!

The young artist impressionist movement was as short lived as the innovative movement but marked a turning point in the history of art.

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April 7, 1795: One meter measures one meter

While today, one meter measures one meter, two centuries ago, this phenomenon was revolutionary!

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Restaurant to be: the Nicole Flamel Inn

Welcome to the oldest Inn in Paris. For over 600 years, the Nicola Flamel Inn, the most famous alchemist in Paris, offers authentic French cuisine in a romantic setting filled with history.

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Aldehyde

Aldehyde was discovered in 1835, and is categorized by the length of its carbon chain (the number of carbon atoms present in a molecule). The length of this chain varies between 1 and 12 carbon atoms.

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