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You don’t have to be Jewish to take a big bite out of Purim (Pourim) festivities in Paris.   When fresh, fragrant hamantaschen (triangular...

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'...

L'Hotel, Paris 6th The new exhibition at Musée d'Orsay is "Beauté, morale et volupté dans l'Angleterre d'Oscar Wilde.” Small wonder there are big lines waiting...

We break our glasses and sometimes we lose them; sometimes other people even steal them. When you’re away from home on business or...

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...

Avignon is easily accessible by TGV from Paris, Lyon or Marseille and is therefore the logical starting point for an exploration of the region....

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...

(Did you see Part I of this story? Click here to read it first.) The minimalism of contemporary pastry art can be spectacular. A ...

All across France Christian and Jewish families will celebrate Pâques (Easter) and Pesach or Pâque juive (Passover) holidays in April. This year, the...

The Lost Museum Cultural looting has almost always been one of the staple by-products of war. From ancient times to the recent war in the...

Convenient yearly multiples serve commemorations well.  On January 25th, the city of Paris began its tribute to the 60th anniversary of the liberation of...