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Head to La Conciergerie, where she spent her final days, to discover how the queen’ image has become ingrained in  our culture. ‘Marie Antoinette:...

Expats in Paris like to say, “the city is at its best in August—you get Paris without the Parisians.” In late July, you can...

La crêperie des Canettes, Paris 6th. Photo by patrianova. It’s easy to get blasé about crêpes in Paris. If you’re anything like me, after a brief but...

If you get to page 830 of Simon Schama’s Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, you'll know that Robespierre decided that the Revolution...

A shadow of infamy still surrounds the name of the French Queen Marie-Antoinette, who met the guillotine on October 16, 1793. Two centuries after...

You are bound to visit the cathedral of Notre Dame during your first visit to Paris, and probably go back many times,...