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Bubbles in front of the Louvre by Kim Horton Levesque

Paris is an overwhelmingly child-friendly city. Many of Paris’s principal sights are concentrated geographically so it’s quite walkable with young ones. An ideal day in the capital includes a requisite pastry and macaron stop and looks...
Studio for sale in St Germain

Incredible location, steps from Pont Neuf in a 17th Century building, with an original staircase, this studio is perfectly set up and ready to rent. The high ceilings and large window make a charming...
Runner in the sun by Mathias Lucas

Trekking to Paris? If so, pack your running shoes. Personally, I can’t think of a finer way to experience the City of Light’s past and present, than by kicking down the cobblestones. As Hemingway once...

Part of a large, Singapore-owned international chain of serviced apartment hotels, this big 204-room occupies prime territory on the Left Bank quay facing the Ile de la Cité and Notre Dame across the Seine....

With massive, ancient oak beams in every surprisingly spacious, luxuriously furnished room, this hotel in a well-renovated 17th-century building is surrounded by the animated Left Bank buzz of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Owned and run by renowned...

A small boutique hotel dedicated to modern art, close to the Luxembourg gardens and Saint-Germain-des-Pres. 15 rue de la Grande Chaumière, Paris 75006. Tel: 01 43 26 66 44. www.hotel-des-academies.com

There’s little trace of the 17th-century convent that once stood here, except for the cobblestone entrance courtyard, but the big, wood-paneled lobby sitting rooms and bar are among the most inviting on the Left...

Maison Kitsuné is a collaborative brand between Gildas Loaëc, creative director of the band Daft Punk, and the architect Masaya Kuroki, who made a switch to fashion design. Bringing together music, fashion and design,...
Alphonse Deville statue

He looks so sad to me, small and shrunken, and worst of all simply passed by. He’s standing there where he always stands, immobile staring ahead, his mouth bemused, perhaps, but not really smiling....

Even in mid-winter, Marché Raspail remains one of the most vibrant open-air food markets in Paris. I returned there on a recent Friday morning when overcast skies, predictions of heavy rain, and a raw...
Latin Quarter

To be perfectly honest, I don't really like the Latin Quarter - but, that said, it is an excellent place to get into some trouble once the sun sets. For me, the best experience I...