Museums

Museums

The Musée d'Orsay-- which has long been one of our favorite museums anywhere-- was recently voted as "the best museum in the world" in TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards. As reported by The Independent, the site...

After a rejuvenating summer vacation in France, it's La Rentrée, "the return" to the classroom and to the office. September also means a flurry of exciting new cultural exhibits, restaurant openings and the like--...

The work of controversial but none-the-less brilliant architect Le Corbusier is found around the world, but many of his buildings can be seen right here in Paris. Probably the most beautiful is Villa Savoye...

"All the art of the past rises up before me, the art of all ages and all civilizations, everything becomes simultaneous, as if space had replaced time. Memories of works of art blend with...

Did you know that the Louvre is the most popular museum on the planet? This colossal culture icon— home to some of the world’s most famous works of art (bonjour, Mona Lisa!)— welcomed 8.1...
Game of Thrones exhibition

As someone who knows very little about Game of Thrones beyond the fact that it is on HBO, there are some dragons in it (I think?), the phrase “winter is coming” seems to be...
Mona Lisa

If there is anyone who could upstage Mona Lisa – it is, without a doubt, Beyoncé. When Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s new album, This is Love, dropped over the weekend, the whole world seemed to stop...

The Museum of Immigration in the 12th arrondissement is re-opening the summery pop-up café on its esplanade. From May 17 to October 7 visitors can relax at the “Palazzo”, which is equipped with beach...

Who says it only rains in Paris? From picnics to terrasse sun-bathing, Parisians love to have fun in the sun. The city's parks beckon, as do bike lanes for soaring down the boulevards on...

In the world of fashion brands, Louis Vuitton handbags and accessories are the pinnacle of luxury. Few know that the man who created this billion-dollar empire was descended from a large, humble, working-class family...

As a world culture capital, Paris is packed with renowned art institutions. But even beyond the Louvre, the Orsay, and the Pompidou Center, the City of Light is home to smaller, less visited museums...
Caves du Louvre

The charm of Paris is a flirtatious mixture of history and modernity, the old and the new paired to perfection. The Louvre, which formed an axis for the city’s renovation during the Haussmann years,...