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It was a beautiful early-October afternoon.  We were sitting at a table at one of the many outdoor cafés that line Rue Montorgueil, having...

A New Start Summer vacation is over for most French people.  November is here and a sort of sluggish Indian summer has settled over Burgundy. ...

It’s a soup sandwich of metaphors, but I guess you could say that I led with my chin, though he never laid a glove...

I am In Paris this entire month to recognize (note that I don’t say “celebrate”) that on the 20th of this month I will...

It couldn’t last. Of course it couldn’t, and I should have known better and spared myself the trip back to see it and the...

Yes, I know, of course I do. This street isn’t old, not by the standards of Paris, but it’s been around for a hundred...

I ran into Joseph Lestrange about a week ago and he was smiling, dizzy-happy, you could say.  That’s something I haven’t seen in Joe’s...

When I think of France, I think of food. One trip to Paris and you’ll understand why. But learn the words you’ll need. The service...

Jacqueline Aranzasti, a beautiful wisp of a woman of a certain age, lives on a quiet street in the village of Estang, an old...

Saturday morning and I’m out of cigarettes. Not good, because on Saturday mornings the tabac on the corner is closed until nine o’clock, and...

This photo was taken in Paris on July 10th, 2013, by one of BonjourParis' readers, Lorna Fraser. The man in the photo is clearly...

It’s a stupid question, I know, but I can’t help asking it. Does that man over there, so pale and fair-haired he could be...