Amelie’s Montmartre

2016 marks the 15th anniversary of one of France’s most internationally beloved films, the Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain, or in the English speaking world, just plain old Amélie. With our hostel nestled right in the heart of historic Montmartre and, our guests are mere footsteps away from many of the places seen in the film… […]


Tattoo Love

Tatoueurs, Tatoués is the latest exhibition at MUSéE DU QUAI BRANLY! Are you a tattoo lover? In need of inspiration? or just fascinated by this art? In addition to the history of tattooing and its strong anthropological roots, the current exhibition at the museum also emphasises the artistic nature of the practice, exchanges between tattooists […]


Foire de Paris

  The “Foire de Paris” is a beautiful journey to the world’s cultures! It is also a gourmet stop with a wide offer for all tastes. First opening in 1904, la Foire de Paris is celebrating its &&0 birthday this time. In addition to its salons, a wide range of services and entertainment awaits you. […]


Silence, On Court! Short Film Festival

Il s’agit d’ un festival itinérant qui propose au public parisien une sélection de courts métrages réalisés par de jeunes réalisateur!! Paris is in luck! Come join the team of young promising directors that are presenting their projects this week to the public as part of the festival “Silence, On court!” from April 7th to […]


Happy 125th birthday to the Eiffel Tower

March the 31, the Eiffel Tour turned 125 years old. Opened on March the 31, 1898 for the World Exhibition in 1889, held in celebration of the French Revolution in 1789. Incredibly, the Eiffel Tower was almost demolished when the International Exposition’s 20-year lease on the land expired in 1909, fortunately its value as an […]


About Montmartre

It all began with a headless preacher… Plug-Inn is conveniently nestled in the heart of the historic Montmartre district of Paris, which owes it name (mountain of the martyr) to the patron saint of France, Saint-Denis who was decapitated on the hill around 250 AD. After being beheaded, Denis was said to have picked up […]


What is a Boutique Hostel?

There are lots of hostels in Paris. Depending on when you visit you may have quite a few to choose from. Many of our staff were backpackers and hostel-goers themselves so we have a pretty good idea what a hostel should have and a good idea what separates the good from the great.