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There's a reason so many songs and poems have been dedicated to Paris in the springtime. The trees are in blossom, the daylight lingers longer, the café terraces fill up with Parisians heading out of...

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Choupette Lagerfeld (@choupettesdiary) on Feb 20, 2019 at 3:28pm PST In the wake of iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld's death, there is a glamorously dressed heiress poised...

Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world. It is also one of the most diverse. When you discover its multicultural heartbeat, the world expands. One path to exploration is Jacqueline NGO...

Paris works her magic through many mechanisms – beauty, sustainability, constant evolution, the message that pleasure is important. One more way in which the city welcomes visitors and residents alike is through attention to...

In the middle ages, walking the Latin Quarter would not have expended many calories. The Latin Quarter consisted of the area immediately surrounding the Sorbonne. La Sorbonne was a theology college created by Robert...

Last year 40 million tourists visited Paris. How can anyone hope to experience the real Paris hidden behind so many eager visitors? Of course, all of it is real, the history, the culture, the...

Editor's Note: We are pleased as punch to announce that Janet Hulstrand-- writer, editor, writing coach, teacher, and Bonjour Paris contributor-- has just published a new book called Demystifying the French: How to Love Them, and...

A joy of shopping in Paris is discovering "Made in France" brands which are a showcase for the country's savoir-faire. One of our favorites is Verbreuil, a maison of Haute Maroquinerie offering a collection...

Paris has been a champion of sustainability as long as I can remember. Well prior to hosting the Paris climate accords signed in December of 2015 and endorsing their support in the agreement reached...

The magic of Paris is alive and well. After all, the City of Light puts on its best show during the holiday season. From the ever-changing five-story holiday tree at Galeries Lafayette, to the artistic...

When it comes to fragrances, tastes differ greatly. Some of us prefer more sweet and floral while others gravitate towards spicy and oaky scents. Our sense of smell is closely linked to our emotions,...

Some very common words or expressions in English or French can’t be translated by a single word in the other language. They require several words or another expression to express precisely their meaning. For cultural...