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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...

It's no secret that French pharmacies are brimming with covetable French beauty products. In fact, many travelers-- even when first arriving in Paris-- make...

Of the hundreds of museums in Paris, the Musée de Cluny is one of our favorites: a gem in the Latin Quarter devoted to...

Joe Start is a California expat who has lived in France since 2003. After earning his journalism degree, Joe moved into the advertising and...

It's official. The city of Paris has unveiled its new vélibs. For those unfamiliar with the city's bike-sharing program, the first vélibs were launched a...