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Station F

Move over, Silicon Valley. The latest buzz in the international tech community isn’t coming from Les États-Unis but from across the pond in Paris, where...
The rue Vieille-du-Temple and the Picasso Museum

North of the historic Marais district, the third arrondissement (Haut Marais) entices visitors with its tangle of streets, non-touristic charm and fashionable addresses. Once a manufacturing hub,...
travel accessories by Go Travel

Go Travel, the market leader in travel accessories, is offering a set of travel essentials that blend the latest technology, style and design. You...

Nothing says “bold” like a tongue-in-cheek gift with a hidden meaning. In 1989, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher went to Paris for a Group of...

As Adrian Leeds began to become known as “the Julia Child of French real estate” and her thrice-weekly posts became increasingly popular, the number...

I’m not a Francophile… but here I am in my 60s running a startup in Paris – from my home in New York. I took...
The first program at the newly- remodeled American Library in Paris, as Jane Smiley reads

The first program at the newly- remodeled @amerlibparis, as Jane Smiley reads from her Last Hundred Years trilogy. pic.twitter.com/1uRoBaHNuK — Grant Rosenberg (@programsmanager) September 13,...

American author and manners maven, Emily Post, said of the subject: “Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that...

Regular visitors to Paris will doubtless have their own favorite time of the year to visit Paris, be it out of choice or convenience...
view of the Bassin de la Villette from the Paname Brewing Company

The time-honored tradition of getting to know Paris by walking its streets can take many forms. Ranging from a formal guided tour to a...
Author Ines de la Fressange

Looking for shopping tips and insider addresses in Paris? Lucky for us, fashion icon Ines de la Fressange—the 1980s runway model who later became...

Musée Carnavalet’s 456-year-old structure will receive a significant facelift over the next three years. The revamp, which is scheduled to begin this October, is...

Paris Neighbourhoods

France has never done manifestations and revolutions half heartedly. Indeed they may well be built into the French psyche, protests a natural response to...

When did you move to the U.S., and where do you live there? I moved in January 2016, and I live in Philadelphia. ...
Kasia Dietz

Have you seen the new France Today magazine? Now available on the newsstand, our sister publication has unveiled a new look! For the June-July 2016 issue, France Today showcases insider recommendations...
Easter process in rue de Buci

The sixth arrondissement has always been synonymous with writers and artists, its cafes more famous for their clientele than the food or drink they...
Printemps

Although I live in Paris, many of my favorite Instagram accounts feature the City of Light. As a Francophile and lover of pretty pictures,...
vintage postcard of the Eglise d'Auteuil

When I was living in Paris years ago, I had the great fortune to live in a lovely area not generally frequented by tourists....
Basilique du Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre

(This is the second installment in a series of articles on Montmartre. Click here for Part I.) With a new year, comes the inclination and...
Cours du Commerce Saint-André by mbzt

In this second installment of the series, I’ve listed four new escape routes to help duck away from the tourist thoroughfares in search of...
Toulouse-Lautrec painting the Moulin Rouge

In its bohemian heyday of the 19th century, Montmartre became the home of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec for the whole of his adult life. No other artist...
The rue des Martyrs by Richard Nahem

I’ve always been a fan of the rue de des Martyrs, happily showing off to my tour clients one of the best-kept secret streets...

One of the larger but perhaps lesser known arrondissements in Paris, the 12th offers a myriad of great things to see and do, off the beaten...
Mur Vegetal Patrick Blanc

Coiled deep inside the city’s shell of districts sits the 2nd arrondissement and a neighborhood of delightful contrasts. Both gloriously grandiose and quietly quaint, at...

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