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New Exhibition Shining a Light on Life as a Foreigner Photographic artist Victor Guerin is striking a chord with expats and locals alike in the City of Lights, with his new exhibition 'Revealing the...

A New Start Summer vacation is over for most French people.  November is here and a sort of sluggish Indian summer has settled over Burgundy.  For the younger generation it is a new start.  For...

Life these days can sometimes be a bit grim - Ebola, ISIS, gridlocked politics, war and explosions and deaths of loved icons such as Maya Angelou and Joan Rivers and Robin Williams, national and...

I met Aleksandra during my four month stay in Paris back in 2012 when she instantly charmed me with her energy and zest for life. As a Polish fashion girl living in Paris she...

 Raphael’s angel painting A superb exhibition on Italian Renaissance master Perugino is currently being hosted by the Jacquemart-André Museum in Paris. Piero di Cristoforo Vannucci was born circa 1445-1450 in Citta della Pieve, a small city...

A friend of mine recently called and asked if I wanted to go to the transhumance with him in the village of Toujouse, about 15 minutes away from where I live in the Gers. ...

When I lived in Seattle, Washington, I used to drive to Vancouver, British Columbia once a year, before the holidays, to shop for gifts on Granville Island.  Granville Island has a wonderful public market,...

Marinette Arramon-Berdot, an elegant woman of a certain age, lives in an old auberge in the village of Parleboscq, a small commune in the Landes department of the Aquitaine region of France.  She is...

          Image: Le Marais/©Marta López /Expedia There is a reason why people say that Paris is the centre of the culture. Most influential artists in the 20th century studied, lived and died in this city...

This year La Nuit Blanche will be a celebration of contemporary art designed to transform the city by incorporating public spaces. José-Manuel Gonçalvès, the Directeur Artistique, has organized a grand artistic promenade in the...

Let’s Begin with Dessert ! Mougins, the picture-postcard village put on the world culinary map by chef Roger Vergé celebrates the 9th Edition of Les Etoiles de Mougins » this year, deliciously dedicated to desserts. Invitée of honour...

One day during my recent visit to Paris I decided to stroll past the iconic Notre Dame de Paris cathedral and head north across the Pont D’Arcole to the rive droite where less than...