Art in Provence: Les Rencontres d’Arles photography festival

The city of Arles in the south of France, with its dazzling light and easy living, has long had an exceptional relationship with art – and it keeps getting better. Every summer for the...

Jefferson in Paris

Thomas Jefferson lived in Paris for five years, thriving on the city's art, music, cuisine, wine and intellectual life.

Le Bal Populaire: The Revival of Traditional Neighbourhood Dances in Paris

Partake in a fabulously Parisian nightlife tradition.

Rencontres d’Arles: Top Five Photography Exhibits

A dispatch from the famous summer photography festival, held annually in Provence.

3 Ways with Photography: Not-to-Miss Exhibitions this Spring in Paris

We focus in on the work of the world’s most skilled photographers... Here's a trio of exciting photography exhibitions currently taking place in Paris. Eli Lotar at the Jeu de Paume  After his arrival in France in 1924 Eli...

From Cartier-Bresson to Contemporary PhotoFairs: San Francisco Photography

Looking at Henri Cartier-Bresson’s black and white photographs at the Leica Store Gallery exhibit, it’s clear that he put the “instant” in Instagram. There’s a man leaping into a water puddle the instant before...

A Weekend’s Punting and Pampering in Brière

Vast, ominous clouds linger stubbornly in the sky, but Valentin, the hulking, tattooed captain aboard our chaland (a flat-bottomed, wooden boat) keeps his sunglasses on as he guides us through the picturesque Brière wetlands. Exploring a labyrinth of sprawling marshes...

Free at Hôtel de Ville: Paris in Photos by the Magnum Agency

The Paris city hall has put on a number of noteworthy exhibitions that are free for the general public. The latest at the Hôtel de Ville is "Paris Magnum", which showcases the images captured...

It’s Beaujolais Nouveau Day in France!

Today is the third Thursday of November and that can only mean on thing in France: Beaujolais Nouveau! Every year at this time the vin primeur is released to the market. Just a mere weeks ago...

Fondation Louis Vuitton: Paris’s Museum in the Cloud

The glass and steel-clad Fondation Louis Vuitton, which opened in October 2014, sits impressively amid the grasses of the Bois de Boulogne, flanking the Jardin d’Acclimatation, the oldest park in Paris. The Jardin was...