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Travel by train in France is a salt and pepper affair where time in between connections and departures always prompts travelers to grab a...

"When in Rome, do as the Romans do": You may have heard this often without paying attention to this expression. In this age of...

Markets in Paris are common, with several markets happening in different parts of the city every single day. Locals still shop regularly at street...

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,...

Paris is undoubtedly the capital of fashion due in part to the savoir faire of the country’s artisans. Beginning with the classic couturiers of...

Recently published, Mark Greenside’s latest memoir continues the journey started in his first popular book, I’ll Never Be French. Two decades ago, Greenside bought a...

If you have visited Paris, you will have seen the ubiquitous Wallace Fountain standing in every park, and many a corner. You will have...

For the very first time in its history, the most iconic landmark in the City of Light is undergoing extensive refurbishments to improve, and...

Coming to Paris for the first time? Lucky you! Sitting in a brasserie on rue de Grenelle, across from my lunch table sat two...

It's the season for sunning on restaurant terrasses in Paris. From a rooftop perch to a garden oasis, here's a selection of favorite addresses in...

Looking for an English hair salon in Paris? Here’s a tip. Emma Horsley— a top stylist who amassed a loyal following of clients when...

Whether you are an expatriate or a visitor, whether your French is superb or still in its infancy, whether your budget stretches to new...