Journey into otherwordly Papua New Guinea without ever leaving Paris

The Quai Branly museum is always a portal of discovery into the mysteries of faraway cultures, and the enlightening SEPIK exhibition is no exception.

Autumn in Paris: American Friends of Musée d’Orsay

Each year American Friends of Musée d’Orsay offers a rich program of activities and visits for its members. This yearlong calendar of exclusive activities is capped off by a weekend program and Gala evening...

La Monnaie de Paris: The Ambitious Rebirth of the Paris Mint

Hiding in plain sight is a fitting way to describe the colossal building that houses La Monnaie de Paris, which is France’s oldest institution and the world’s earliest factory in continuous operation. As it...
Henri Fantin-Latour at the Musée du Luxembourg

Henri Fantin-Latour: Painting Silence at the Musée du Luxembourg

Once again the Musée du Luxembourg puts together a marvellous jewel of an exhibition that invites us to discover a chapter of art history we may not be so familiar with. Best known for his exquisite still-lifes and...

A Chocolate Museum in Paris

Paris was already a mecca for chocolate lovers, but now it has its own chocolate museum.

Museum Watch: MuCEM in Marseille

The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations is a destination itself.

Napoléon’s Paris

When thinking of Napoléon, his military genius first comes to mind. We picture him as ‘le Petit Caporal’ (‘the Little Corporal’), with his hand-in-waistcoat gesture and his hat sported en bataille (sideways). This image...

The Dyke Collection in Giverny

Just a short walk down the road from Claude Monet’s famous house and gardens in Giverny, the Musée des Impressionnismes is a discreet modern building with its own lovely gardens, a series of flower-filled...

Things to See and Do in Bordeaux: A Comprehensive Guide

Bordeaux is not just a wine-producing town – it is a thriving city in its own right. Related Articles: Great Destinations in France: Bordeaux Wine Country Where to Stay and Eat in Bordeaux Wine Country 12...

12 Reasons to Visit Aveyron

Dotted with rugged landscapes and more ‘Plus Beaux Villages’ than any other part of the Hexagon, Aveyron is one for the bucket list. Here are 12 reasons to explore France’s 12th département... UNMISSABLE SIGHTS Nestled in...