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A crisp May morning, unseasonably cold in Paris, and the vendors at the Marché d’Aligre are gregariously chatting with passers-by. The stands are brimming with jewel-like strawberries, plump asparagus, and all the bounty of...

Anyone wanting to be buried in Picpus Cemetery, one of only two private cemeteries in Paris, would have to be related to a very unfortunate ancestor. Between June 14th and July 27th 1794, 1306 people...

Traveling with kids to Paris? One of our favorite hang-outs is the small tropical aquarium that’s housed in the basement of the Palais de la Porte Dorée. The building itself was constructed for the...

Arts et Sciences: It’s the theme for Paris’s 17th edition of Nuit Blanche! On the first Saturday in October, in all parts of the city, artists will be proposing installations, exhibitions, concerts, and performances that explore...

The nudity never ends in Paris. In May, Parisians were invited to visit Palais de Tokyo in the nude. Last year, a nude restaurant, O’naturel, was opened in the 12th, and on Sunday, June 24...

Corey Frye, also known as "A French Frye in Paris," spends much of his days pounding the cobblestones in Paris as he leads tours around the city. Along the way, he spots wonderful details,...

The Paris hotel scene is livelier than ever at the moment, with the re-openings of icons such as Ritz Paris and Hotel de Crillon. However, the recent launches of the Hôtel National des Arts et Métiers and The Hoxton Paris, which join the...

Last year we were wowed by the Grand Train, a creative pop-up space installed in an old SNCF rail depot, and this year promises more excitement, in the form of Ground Control: a 6000-square-meter...

This beautiful top floor apartment is located two steps away from Aligre Market in the buzzing 12th arrondissement. It's in a well-maintained Haussmannian building with an elevator. Highlights: 4 bedrooms, large reception area, fireplace, balcony offering unobstructed views. Very...

Movies have a magic we don’t really get in any other art form. From Georges Mélies to George Lucas, the cinema appeals to children (and the child in us all). The French Cinémathèque is...

From April 22-24, it's the Route de Rum in the bucolic garden setting of Parc Floral de Paris. To tickle the taste buds there are about 118 different brands to look out for including...

There's a reason this hotel has so many devoted repeat guests. The Hôtel de la Porte Dorée is excellent value for money, and clients keep coming back for the warm hospitality. Situated in the 12th arrondissement, just...