Jefferson in Paris

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

The Borgias and Their Time at Musée Maillol in Paris

True life is often stranger than fiction, and the story of the Borgias reads like a fast-paced political saga and murder mystery rolled into one, with its morbidly fascinating cast: statesman, Pope, patron of...

Paris Liberated, Paris Photographed, Paris Exhibited

‘Capital of pleasure’ was the dubious title given to Paris by the Third Reich, and so reclaiming the capital’s dignity became of critical importance after the Liberation in August of 1944. To this end,...

Christmas in Paris: The Champs-Elysées Lights Are On!

The festive holiday season has officially opened in Paris. On Thursday, November 20, Mayor Anne Hidalgo and French actor Omar Sy switched on the lights to the popular Champs-Elysées illuminations. Replacing the “rings” of...

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...

Mugler Follies: The Revue Reinvented

For an exciting night out in Paris, book tickets for the Mugler Follies. Dancers, acrobats, singers, actors, models, oh my! Back for a second season at Le Comédia, “Success” is the talked-about show created...

Roche de Solutré: Burgundy’s Most Famous Natural Site

Located west of Macôn in Burgundy, the Roche de Solutré rises far above the Pouilly-Fuissé vineyards and, sphinx-like, appears to be watching over the valley and villages below. Protected by French law and classified as a...

Hot Spots in France: Le Lieu Unique in Nantes

From iconic biscuit factory to hip cultural center...

New in Paris: The Eiffel Tower’s Glass Floor

On Monday, October 6 Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo inaugurated the newly renovated premier étage of the Eiffel Tower. Suspended 57 metres above the ground, the first floor used to be overlooked by tourists, but...

Fall in Paris: Grape Harvest Festival in Montmartre

Celebrate the last remaining vineyard in Paris.