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This week's photo comes during Hanukkah (or Hanoukka in French), and features a Jewish bakery on Rue des Rosiers, the center of the Marais'...

I’m standing on rue Nélaton at the corner of rue Nocard in the 15th arrondissement in Paris. Just across the street is a building...

Trips to Lyon are often added on the way to or from somewhere else simply because it is a midway point between Paris and...

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...

The story opens on a pitch-black, starless night in March. A solitary man, starving in threadbare trousers, hands numb from biting winds, trudges along...

Is it just me or has someone else made the connection? In 1870 the so-called Dépêche d’Ems had the French press in a tizzy as...

Summer 2011 marks 71 years since Nazi troops entered and occupied Paris on June 14, 1940 after France, a week earlier, had recognized defeat...

Passover arrived in my small corner of Provence this week. Hardly a big holiday here. The French refer to Passover as Pâques Juive, Jewish...