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Lifestyle

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...

The unique charm of Paris is based upon its savoir-vivre, that je ne sais quoi... the indescribable, yet completely recognizable, way of life which has become embedded in our subconscious. To “think Paris”, as the...

It’s official. We’ve commenced the most wonderful time of the year in Paris… The Christmas festivities have kicked off in the French capital! Indeed you’d be hard-pressed to find a more perfect place to...

Celebrating cooler weather and fresh starts, let’s take the plunge and re-charge the batteries with five slightly bizarre bathtub tales from the City of Light. And why not? As my indomitable grandmother used to say,...

You’d be hard-pressed to find a cooler, more inspirational setting for a yoga session. The Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine, perched high on the Trocadéro in the 16th arrondissement, is the city’s architecture...

When you think of France's wine-growing regions, Paris doesn't immediately spring to mind. How delightful to discover the pretty working vineyard, on top of Montmartre hill, in the shadow of Sacré-Cœur. In October there's...

Ready to meet the disrupter in Paris’s jewelry world? Welcome House of Courbet, the first French based jewelry brand to introduce designs using laboratory created diamonds and recycled gold, making their jewelry both sustainable...

Paris, like many large cities, has long had a problem with public urination. In cities that rarely sleep, many are out into the wee sweet hours of the night, imbibing gaily, with little regard...

The countdown to the launch of our new French foodie bible, Taste of France, has begun – and it’s set to be the best thing since sliced baguette! Our team of elite gourmands has certainly put...