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Nine Simple Rules When was the last time you took a vacation? I don’t mean the long-weekend that left you more exhausted than before you...

The moment I stepped on to the runway at Paris Charles de Gaulle I was hit with a sweltering barrage of sticky July heat....

You’d be hard-pressed to find a cooler rooftop hang-out than Le Perchoir atop the famous BHV department store in the Marais. Le Perchoir has...

The Catacombs, built in the 18th century to take the strain off overflowing graveyards, have long been one of Paris's most popular tourist sites,...

Tips are expected in America, but what about in France? Given the frequency of this question we thought it would be helpful to breakdown a...

When I first came to Paris, I was blown away by the sheer number of movie theaters. It’s probably what led to me to...

Have you seen Carol Gillott's illustrated maps of Paris? As an ex-New York artist living in Paris, she started drawing Paris street maps to...

Over the years we’ve reported on the love locks phenomenon in Paris-- a trend that first popped up in 2008 as couples would fashion...

Have you ever arrived somewhere new, a little nervous about navigating the city? Or maybe you’ve traveled to Paris a dozen times, but you still...

Good news from the City of Light: the numbers are in and Paris tourism is on the rebound after a dramatic dive after the...
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,...