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apartment for sale on the Avenue President Wilson

This luxury apartment has a coveted location in the 16th district: situated on the prestigious boulevard bordering the Seine river, next to the Galliera museum and Palais de Tokyo. This 3rd floor apartment (with elevator)...
Fondation Louis Vuitton covered in Daniel Buren’s L’Observatore de la lumière

Seventy-eight-year-old French artist Daniel Buren must be harboring a little boy in his heart whom he lets out every once in a while to create one of his ebullient installations that plays with color,...
Cape and Cape's green rooibos tea

The other day I couldn’t resist a visit to the Impressionists in Normandy exhibition at the Jacquemart André Museum in Paris. If you’re like me and adore art, you’ll especially appreciate this museum as...
La Grande Cascade, Paris

It’s always delightful to see the French terrace attitude. The minute a few rays of sunshine appear, so do Parisians, wrapped in chic Burberry scarves and Ray-Ban sunglasses, sipping and nibbling, before/after and during...
The Trocadéro Palace, 1900

Paris is a city of contrasts: light and dark, old and new, past and present. Erased from the memories of most Parisians, however, are two buildings: the Palais du Trocadéro and the Palais Bardo....
The incredible #Easter egg by Chef Michaël Bartocetti

The young, talented and charismatic Michaël Bartocetti has been Head Pastry Chef at the Shangri La Hotel, Paris, since last June, working in tandem with a talented team headed by Christophe Moret.  “I am from the...
vintage postcard of the Eglise d'Auteuil

When I was living in Paris years ago, I had the great fortune to live in a lovely area not generally frequented by tourists. Even today, it is still off the beaten circuits. I...
The view from the terrace at Café de l'Homme

Beyond the massive statue of Hercules taming a bison (Albert Pommier, 1937), the Eiffel Tower rises above the fountains of the Jardins du Trocadéro. It's almost close enough to reach out and touch. In...
Bois de Boulogne

The Promenade Plantée (Avenue Daumesnil, 12th arrondissement. Métro: Bastille) Formerly a railway viaduct connecting Place de la Bastille to Varenne-Saint-Maur, the Promenade Plantée is the world's first elevated park positioned roughly three storeys above ground level....
Musée de l'Homme

The energy was palpable at the pre-opening press conference for the newly re-invented Musée de l'Homme-- the Museum of Mankind-- which is welcoming the public for free for its inauguration (October 17 for three...
Seafood at the Marché couvert de Passy by Emily Dilling

Of the over 80 food markets in Paris, the majority are outdoor events, set up certain days of the week on neighborhood streets and charming central plazas under brightly covered canvas covers. While the...

You won’t believe your eyes, or your ears, but it's true: there’s a black lake inside the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. Contemporary French artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot has achieved an eerie and refreshing metamorphosis...