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The Samaritaine: a temple of luxury in Paris

in 2021, after fifteen years of closure and six long years of site securing works. Originally scheduled for April 2020, the reopening of the famous department store on Rue de Rivoli in the 1st arrondissement was postponed to Wednesday, June 23, 2021, due to the health crisis. Its highly anticipat ...


The Paradise: 4 good reasons to watch this series on Arte.

by their vices... except in this novel, a love story with a happy ending! In the novel, the heroine named Denise arrives in Paris and gets hired in a department store. While she is just a small saleswoman, she manages to conquer the heart of the director, Octave Mouret, and to be loved by those who ...


Visiting New York: good plans

roll along the mythical 5th Avenue to admire the windows of the biggest international luxury brands. Also take a trip to Macy's, the world's largest department store where you can find absolutely everything. Manhattan Midtown is also home to the Empire State Building, which is a must-see for its ...


5 things to know about Christmas automatons

some of these automatons can require up to 3 weeks of work. 4- It's an old but still flourishing tradition Even though vending machines are now seducing department stores around the world, it's important to note that this is not a new trend. It was in 1909 that the Bon Marché launched the fa ...


5 good reasons to go to London in autumn

ason ;-)) The stores located in Oxford Street and Regent Street are a must when visiting the English capital. The same goes for Harrods the iconic department store where we love to stroll, even without buying anything. To plan your shopping, just note that the stores are quieter before lunch t ...


Christmas travel: where to see the most beautiful Christmas trees in the world?

es in the world in Paris. All you have to do is head to the Galeries Lafayette boulevard Haussmann in the 9th arrondissement. This famous Parisian department store is the largest in Europe. But it is also known for hosting a spectacular Christmas tree every December under its huge Art Nouveau ...


5 good reasons to visit New York in autumn

ends around a big meal, traditionally featuring turkey served with stuffing and cranberry sauce. In New York, the highlight of the day is the Macy's department store parade or Macy's Parade with its giant balloons. It is an event that New Yorkers wouldn't miss for anything, whether they attend in p ...