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Saint James Paris There's a new look to the historic and handsome Saint James Paris, just behind avenue Foch, Paris. Bambi Sloane, whacky and talented decorator had the intelligence to use the theme of hot-air balloons,...

  The Loire Valley is only an hour and a half by TGV from Paris and it’s easy to pop down to experience la douceur Angevine. Life in Anjou is a far cry from city life...

She's got a cashmere voice and a killer body. Plays decent guitar and writes her own lyrics. Can hold her own with queens and statesmen. She. Must. Be. Stopped. At least that's...

In the days when transatlantic travel was by ocean liner, and a visit abroad was more likely to be a year than a weekend, I had the opportunity to travel to France with a...

I first learned of the Japanese interest in impressionism when I attended an art exhibition of Japanese painters in New York. I was taken by the way these Japanese trained painters were able to...

MondayGemini 21 May-21 June An unexciting day for Geminis seeking thrills, but entertainment may come from unlikely quarters 5 a.m. More bloody snow. Open shutters, admit Gizmo and Whinge before screaming wakes hamlet....

Beautifully bronzed after your vacation in Paris?  And yes, I do mean Paris, France.  Even if you plan your trip for Valentine’s Day, it’s possible with Point Soleil, a French chain of tanning salons...

Valentine menus: Un Souper Séduisant - Préparez un menu unique pour la Fête des Amoureux What do salmon, champagne, mushrooms and chocolate have in common? Yes, I know you can eat them, but does anything else...

NYONS, FRANCE. Thanksgiving arrived here last week on the Rue Balzac. I had placed my order for a large fresh turkey a month ago with Caty, the poultry and egg lady...

Alert readers will recall that the brilliant history of Le Bristol began in 1758, undergoing several re-inventions until 1925 when the then-owner named it after the Count of Bristol, an...

I watched for what seemed like forever as the façade of Saint-Sulpice in the 6th Arrondissement was covered for renovation. I walked by on my way to somewhere recently, or maybe I was just...

In the 110th minute of the World Cup final, 12 tense Italians sit around a big screen TV a restaurant in downtown Manhattan shouting at the players on the field, “Vai, vai, subito!” Suddenly...