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The (other) Paris apartment rental agency you should know

Photo credit: The Plum Guide Facebook page The real Parisian experience is not hidden behind the doors of luxury hotels or ultra-contemporary boutiques, but within the houses of real Parisians. The Plum Guide offers accommodation in real Parisian apartments without worrying about whether you get your money’s worth or not. Plum Guide, simplified, is a […]

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Saudi Crown Prince’s sister denies bodyguard attacking worker in Paris apartment

Saudi Crown Prince’s sister denies bodyguard attacking worker in Paris apartment June 13, 2019 – 8:40 PM Participants take photos alongside a photo of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Misk World Forum in Riyadh, November 14, 2018. Reuters / Faisal Al Nasser Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s sister will face trial […]

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In Le Corbusier’s Parisian apartment: architectural principles become reality

“Space, light and order,” said Le Corbusier, a pioneer of modern architecture and town planning. “These are the things that men need as much as bread or a place to sleep.” All three can be found in abundance in the bright Parisian studio and apartment of Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, the Franco-Swiss painter and architect who lived […]

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Le Corbusier’s Parisian apartment opens to the public

“The house should be the treasure chest of life,” said Le Corbusier. Which begs the question, how exactly did he live? With compartmentalized minimalism, apparently. Upon entering the apartment, it opens into the living room, which has a fireplace in the left corner, exposed brick walls, curvy furniture, and a square skylight. On the first […]

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True story behind the Parisian apartment of Anastasia La Charnay

In “The Violet Hour”, the first episode of Matthew Weiner’s anthology series The Romanoffs, one character really steals the show: Anastasia La Charnay’s (Marthe Keller) apartment. According to Anastasia, an extremely elegant and cantankerous French aristocrat, the Parisian apartment was once the place where Grand Duke Alexei (her alleged great-great-grandfather) kept his mistresses – still […]