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Your first trip to Paris is most likely filled with a must-see list of all the big sites-- Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Sacré-Cœur, Musée du Louvre-- and there is absolutely nothing wrong with...

It is the largest museum in the world and last year 10 million visitors passed through I.M. Pei’s pyramid. The Musée du Louvre has more than 38,000 pieces of art including statues, paintings and...

There’s an exquisite whiff of perfume at the Louvre as the museum presents an olfactory experience with L'Officine Universelle Buly “Last November I had a phone call from the Louvre, enquiring if I wanted to...

Prepare to discover the ambiance of Italy residing in the very heart of Paris. Set on Rue Cambon in the 1st arrondissement, enter Castille Paris – Starhotels Collezione and become transported into elegance and...

Some of the most beautiful paintings in the world pale in comparison to the frame in which they are held. Carved, gilded, inlaid and at times emblazoned with the name of the artist, these...

After Brach Paris recently opened to much fanfare, in part due to Philippe Starck design and a rooftop terrace with a much coveted Eiffel Tower view, and with the buzz already building for Evok...

Fifty years ago on my first ever visit to the Louvre, I stood enthralled in front of Géricault’s vast masterpiece, Le Radeau de La Méduse. I had never seen anything like it. I have never been...

Lucky visitors (and residents!) of Paris know that many of the city's museums are free on the first Sunday of the month. But now the Louvre is shaking things up. The world's most visited museum...

When you walk inside the Musée du Louvre you can’t miss the many paintings and statues dedicated to love. Just the art depicting Venus could fill a small museum on their own. However, it...

At Le Meurice, Paris, five exceptional chefs, five dishes, orchestrated by Alain Ducasse – the perfect way to celebrate French gastronomy “Alain Ducasse has an idea every minute," says an admiring Gilles Pudlowski, author and...

"La vie est une fleur dont l’amour est le miel – Life is a flower of which love is the honey." --Victor Hugo (1802-1885) The Ritz Paris François Perret, the tall, dark and handsome Executive Pastry...
Coco Chanel on the balcony at the Ritz/ courtesy of Ritz Paris

Hotels were made for affairs. And where better to conduct an affair than in the inimitable, iconic surroundings of The Ritz Hotel in Paris? This was especially true through the febrile, uncertain times of the Second...