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Early in September, to showcase “La Vie Est Belle” his Christmas 2013 Collection, Pierre Hermé hired the Theatre de l'Odeon, Paris, inaugurated by Marie-Antoinette on April 9, 1782, and where The Marriage of Figaro...

No man is an island: Alert readers know that Rafael de Montremy’s picture postcard Chalet des Iles, is a firm favorite with BUZZ. Park easily alongside the lake, take the ferry across and it’s instant...

Ah, Paris – so many museums, so little time! At last count, the City of Light boasts between 150 and 200. Given that so many deserve repeat visits, one could be occupied for years....

The American Citizen Service: The American Citizen Service of the United States government is located at 2,  rue Saint-Florentin, 75001 Paris.  They have a wide number of services, including an emergency phone line: 01 43...

  If you have to explain to a US customs inspector what St. Bart’s is, you might cause some confusion. You see, St. Bart’s uses euros, calls are long-distance, the language spoken is French,...

"Trying to make my way to the Opera a hundred cars came charging around a blind curve-corner and like all the other pedestrians I waited to let them pass and then they all started...

Ever since her acclaimed first film Petits arrangements avec les morts, Pascale Ferran has been considered one of the French cinema’s most gifted filmmakers, especially interesting for being slightly askew. The idea of her...

Since the 18th century France has been the leader of the fashion world for the wealthy, fashionably-dressed throughout Europe and the US. Cut off from France during the Napoleonic Wars, the English hurried back...

For me, the 10th . . . is a neighborhood of poets and locomotives . . . propped up by two railway stations.—Léon-Paul Fargue from his 1939 book Le piéton de Paris 10ème Home to two...

Here in the 8th arrondissement our e-tour bus turns onto the broadest and best-known street in Paris: Avenue des Champs-Élysées, whose name, Elysian Fields, refers to the paradise of Greek mythology. 8ème The triangle made up...

            Notre Dame Bridge in 1511, oil by Nicolas Raguenet, 1756 Where did all the ruins go? Speak about “underground Paris” and visitors usually think of the Catacombs. But few visitors to the city know that...

The 5th arrondissement is abuzz with tourists and students and shoppers. But there are a few pockets of calm where you can relax and recharge, and one where the famous now simply rest in...