French Accents

French Accents began as an exploration of the age-old questions: What is French style and how can one achieve this seemingly effortless but impeccably chic look at home? To find the answer, I traveled...

Not-to-Miss Remembrance Sites in Calvados, Normandy

Our selection of some of the more important museums and cemeteries in the département. Related article: Calvados in Normandy, Tales from the Parisian Riviera CAEN MEMORIAL A strategic target for Allied forces, Caen was nearly reduced to...

On Track for Versailles

Louis XIV would surely have been just as surprised as unsuspecting passengers as they hopped aboard what looked like a standard RER C suburban train to find its interior elegantly decked out in high-tech...

Palazzo Farnese

An extraordinary exhibit offers the public a rare look inside the French Embassy in Rome.

Treasures of the Museum of Ancient Arles

Ancient ships that have survived until today are few and far between because the wood they are made from disintegrates over time. Maybe the best known is the Gokstad Viking ship in Oslo, dating...