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A facelift for the Eiffel Tower

At almost 132 years old, the Iron Lady is about to return to her original color: a "brown yellow", imagined by the architect Gustave Eiffel in 1907. Cost of the operation? A trifle of 50 million euros!

History of one of the best bakery of Paris

If there is one place that makes you want to sit down, it is this patisserie-café with terrace by the sweet name of Moulin de la Vierge. And It's one of the best bakery of Paris !

Why are the macarons round ?

Photo de profil de frenchglimpses frenchglimpses Question of the day ... In your opinion, why the macaroons are round? There is a legend around the round shape. The history of the macaroon says that a monk used to knead almond paste with his shirt off. One day, very tired, he fell from exhaustion and left a mark of his navel on the dough. At this point, the button took the shape of a circle.

History of the most iconic bookstores of Paris

You know you are in Paris when you see them,booksellers are one of the essentials of the Parisian postcard. True symbols of the banks of the Seine today, these book enthusiasts were already experimenting with books in the 16th century!

Eiffel : The most awaited movie of 2021

Tomorrow will finally be the reopening of cultural venues and café terraces! We all missed these places. Lots of exhibitions to catch up on, museums to visit, drinks to sip in the sun on the terrace and tons of reprogrammed films to discover! The one I'm most impatient to see is "Eiffel", the biopic of Gustave Eiffel, played by one of our most talented French actors: Romain Duris.

A facelift for the Eiffel Tower

At almost 132 years old, the Iron Lady is about to return to her original color: a "brown yellow", imagined by the architect Gustave Eiffel in 1907. Cost of the operation? A trifle of 50 million euros!

History of the « Moulin de la vierge » bakery

If there is one place that makes you want to sit down, it is this patisserie-café with terrace by the sweet name of Moulin de la Vierge. There are others in Paris, because this establishment is the result of an unusual history. Its founder, Basile Kamir, who started out as a journalist for Actuel magazine, one day set up shop to sell his friend Richard Branson's records, in a bakery listed as a historic monument.

Why the macaroons are round ?

Photo de profil de frenchglimpses frenchglimpses Question of the day ... In your opinion, why the macaroons are round? There is a legend around the round shape. The history of the macaroon says that a monk used to knead almond paste with his shirt off. One day, very tired, he fell from exhaustion and left a mark of his navel on the dough. At this point, the button took the shape of a circle.

Our participation to French Singer M’s new video

During the confinement, with Charlie and Suzie we had created this painting which represented the people who applauded at their window at 8 p.m., a beautiful creative moment with the children which had been made at the request of the singer Mathieu Chedid (M), world is a fan in our little family, to support popular relief. Since we had forgotten it a bit and today, we just had the happy surprise to see ourselves in the new clip of M 🙂 Out of 1660 participations it was unexpected! It's stealthy but it will make a nice memory in addition to confinement for children 😍

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