By Barbara Becquiot
This year, like each year since 1972, the Salon du Cheval, the big Paris Equine Fair, is taking place the first week of December. From November 30th through December 8th, 2013 the numerous pavilions are housing stands and selling everything from gloves, sticks and other riding gear, to books, videos, food, (for both horses and humans), equine beauty and health products as well as trailers, horse vans and combined camping cars.Last Updated ( Friday, 29 November 2013 )
By Anne McCarthy
Despite Christmas being just around the corner, "spring" was the overriding theme last week at Paris Fashion Week Spring 2014. Paris was abuzz with warm weather looks for next year. Showy celebrities, elitist fashion editors and snarky bloggers flocked to the shows to see seasonal debuts by French designers like Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Chloé, Jean Paul Gaultier, Dior and Givenchy.Last Updated ( Wednesday, 09 October 2013 )
By Laura Packham
American comedian Sebastian Marx, is shining a light on what happens after the happily-ever-after, in his hilarious English stand-up comedy show, 'A New Yorker in Paris'.
By BP Editor
If you're in New York City, then you're in for a treat. The 2nd Annual Taste of France, the world’s largest event dedicated to France will be taking place on Saturday, September 28th and Sunday, September 29 at Bryant Park. Attendees will get a chance to enjoy French cuisine, lifestyle, cuisine, wine & spirits, tourism, fashion, culture, beauty, technology, and innovation. Maille, the award-winning French brand that has set the Dijon mustard standard for 265 years, will set up a mini-boutique in the event's Market section to sample, fill to order and sell jars of its renowned Chablis Dijon Mustard ‘on tap’. (Special Promo for BP readers)
By Sue Aran
Perched on a hillside overlooking the Baīse River, a tributary of the Garonne, sits the village of Moncrabeau, the self proclaimed "Capital of Liars." Numerous castles, fortified chateaux and rural farmhouses dot this bucolic landscape between Bordeaux and Nerac where the department of the Gers (32) and the department of the Lot-et-Garoone (47) meet.Last Updated ( Wednesday, 14 August 2013 )
By Anne McCarthy
Fall 2013 Haute Couture Fashion Week wrapped up in Paris last Friday.Last Updated ( Wednesday, 17 July 2013 )
The first week of July brought French design houses like Chanel, Christian Dior and Jean Paul Gaultier to the runways with sweeping haute couture designs for the upcoming Fall season.
By Loui Franke
I have been to auctions at Drouot and the small towns of West Virginia and Maryland, but this was my first in one of the classy auction houses, Christie’s, located at 9 Avenue Matignon in the fashionable 8th arrondissement off of the Champs Elysees.Last Updated ( Tuesday, 09 July 2013 )
By Paul Prescott
On April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank to the bed of the Atlantic Ocean. Now, 101 years later, a trip to the wreckage is only a few Métro stops away.Last Updated ( Monday, 01 July 2013 )
By Margaret Kemp
Cinema Paradiso at Le Grand Palais was an occasion to experience the first Drive-In movie theatre American style. Jean Franҫois Piège created a tiny gastronomic bistro and Gita Seaton's authentic diner showcased her signature hamburger. At the Palais de Congres, D&D Art Productions honour Rudolph Nureyev's 75th birthday. And Daniel Rose Culinary Masterclass at Promenade Gourmandes, Marais.
By Loui Franke
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