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Think of 1920’s music and New Orleans comes to mind, as do the jazz clubs of New York and Chicago. But to understand the impact this music had on the world after WWI we...

Paris baker installs first 24-hour baguette dispenser in Paris Dali Wiederhoft BonjourParis France News Paris, August 12—Paris baker Jean-Louis Hecht may have introduced the bakery of tomorrow with his new automated hot baguette vending machine available...

We call Paris one of the four fashion capitals, together with Milan, New York and London, but truly Paris is nothing less but the only fashion capital of the world. We aren’t stating that...

The Internet Movie Database lists over 1,500 films that have used Paris as a location. So, it should come as no surprise that one of the birthplaces of cinema (with the other birthplace somewhere...

At times it feels like a juggling act when a visitor with limited time in Paris must choose to visit just one of the wonderful and varied Paris markets. The outside vendors at...

If there's one thing the French hold dear, it's their marchés (markets). Once you have experienced the sights, sounds, smells and colors of the marchés, surely they will also become your weekly addiction. Paris has...

Why people are baffled about where they should eat in France is understandable. But why so many readers ask how they ought to behave while dining is a mystery to me. Perhaps it’s because...

La Chandeleur (shahnduhluhr), a Holy Day in the Catholic Church, is celebrated each February 2nd. On this day, the Baby Jesus was presented in the temple 40 days after his birth as was custom....

True, the mythic jewelers of Paris are way out of the budget conscious shopper’s league, but walking up the Champs-Elysées to the newest Cartier temple and drooling on the windows is absolutely free. Sure, the discrete gentlemen guarding...

Much like the city that it serves, Charles de Gaulle Airport is vast and – to the outsider – potentially confusing. If nothing else, this means you should avoid underestimating how...

Should you find yourself in the bustling place du Tertre in Montmartre, as so many visitors do, I urge you to take a slight detour to visit Au Lapin Agile, one of the oldest cabarets...

Dear Joy, Well, a champ is a field, so my first guess would be the avenue of the Elysées fields, but I thought I'd ask our resident history expert, Jean England Freeland, if she could...