Midnight in Paris

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One of my guilty pleasures in life is watching cheesy movies over and over again. I have probably seen Mama Mia about 1,000 times and I just can’t get enough of Notting Hill, Mean Girls and basically every chic flick, Rom-Com or fun film available on Sky Demand. This Christmas my parent’s brought back a few amazing films from France, one of which was Midnight in Paris with Owen Wilson and Rachel Macadams…LOVE! I watched in one, twice, three times before Christmas had even begun and basically the film influenced my whole Paris trip which was seen through Rom-Com rose tinted glasses!

One of the great things about Paris is that unlike lots of other cities it’s heart has remained unchanged and so when you walk down the streets, you are walking past the same buildings, over the same bridges and eating the same cafes as some of the greatest artists, poets, writers and revolutionaries in history! Having been to Cuba and seen what a total legend Ernest Hemingway was and being also a massive fan of Leonardo Di Caprio in the Great Gatsby (oh…yes…and of course the book…) I, like the main character from Midnight in Paris adore the 1920’s and so when we decided to take our own midnight strolls around the capital in the rain I couldn’t help but imagine that it was Picasso up there in the little room with the light still on painting one of his master pieces or that the tiny little cafe in Montmatre had been where Dali & Soutine had had a glass of absinthe before bumping into Henry Miller on a dimly light street corner.

  If you haven’t seen Midnight in Paris then I would definitely recommend it and if you are more into La Belle Epoque and Toulouse Lautrec then don’t miss another of my favourite films The Moulin Rouge! When I went to Paris I saw the whole city in this light and we decided to take our own midnight strolls every night around the capital in the rain and take in the magnificent and breathtaking buildings and atmosphere of Paris.

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8 thoughts on “Midnight in Paris

    1. It’s such a good film right?! It’s one of my favs, I just can’t stop watching it! I bet you are so excited about your trip! Is it your first time there? I would definitely recommend the midnight strolls 😉 xxx Abi ❤

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    1. I can’t wait to go to back! You should organise a trip for sure, it’s such a magical place 🙂 Let me know if you go, I would love to read your posts! In the meantime thanks for sharing your blog with me, it’s awesome! Abi xxx

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    1. Your so right! Cities are so different at night. I love the silence…they just feel so magical and it’s a great way to really see it without all the hustle and bustle and all the people 🙂 Paris is such an incredible city, at night it feels like you are in a film or have travelled back in time! Thank you for your comment 🙂 Abi xxx

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