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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...
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Found in a classic Parisian building dating from 1808, this one-bedroom apartment is a real dream of a place with a traditional fireplace, original beams and high ceilings and all in a central location...

It’s official! The Musée du Louvre announced on January 3, 2019 that their attendance of 10.9 million visitors in 2018 surpassed their previous high of 9.7 million in 2012. The increase since 2017 was...

This fascinating and formidable exhibition of the hugely talented Portuguese born artist, Paula Rego, not only includes her unique, often disturbing, interpretation of well known fairytales, but also her equally unflinching narrative paintings of...

After working with Alain Ducasse for many years, Chef Jocelyn Herland joined the Parisian palace hotel Le Meurice in 2016 as executive chef at Restaurant Le Meurice Alain Ducasse, where he expertly interprets Ducasse’s...