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Parapluies Sauvagnat, 1966

Trekking to Paris? Pondering the purchase of a parapluie? Well, bonjour from the shady side. Since the age of five, I’ve been mad about...
The Eiffel Tower, pink sky

Arguably the most romantic city in the world, Paris is a place for lovers. Walks along the Seine and sipping wine in Saint-Germain-des-Prés will...
Benjamin Millepied

Malheureusement, all good things must come to an end: The end of the circumflex in certain French words, the end of the Lost Generation (the...
Hotel Edouard 7, Paris

Located steps from Opéra Garnier and Place Vendôme, the Haussmann-style Hôtel Edouard 7 opened in 1877. It was the favorite Paris address of the...
Tactus playing music at the salon

The salon was invented by the Italians in the 16th century and it was quickly adopted by the French where the salons flourished through...
Cours du Commerce Saint-André by mbzt

In this second installment of the series, I’ve listed four new escape routes to help duck away from the tourist thoroughfares in search of...
Clown bento teatime at the Mandarin Oriental Paris

Prior to today's release of Roschdy Zem’s new French film, “Chocolat”, news spread fast about the movie starring Omar Sy. Thankfully the billboard’s image of...
Marais apartment for sale

Situated in the historic heart of central Paris, this beautiful development will offer contemporary, high specification apartments. Perfect rental investment property with no renovation needed. Included:...
spa at Four Seasons George V

Dine in the Dark The experience of being deprived of one sense leads to the heightening of the other senses. Based on this principle, Dans...
Michelin 2016 France cover

With a minute’s silence the 2016’s Michelin stars were announced in Paris this morning; the tearful homage was dedicated to the devastating news that...