Paris Restaurant Reviews: Hugo & Co in the 5th

Ever since affordable rents have made the 11th the most popular arrondissement for young Parisian chefs opening their own restaurants, the scene in the Latin Quarter of the 5th arrondissement – traditionally one of...

Exploring the Arts et Métiers-Temple District in Paris

In the mad rush to its more fashionable neighbours, Paris’s Arts et Métiers-Temple district is, regrettably, too often overlooked, says Jennifer Ladonne Every time I passed through this quiet corner of the Marais, it was...

A Guide to Les Puces de Saint-Ouen, the Famous Flea Market

The famous flea market at the capital’s northern edge may not be the bargain hunter’s dream of yore, but antique lovers, vintage buffs and flâneurs looking for a little piece of Paris rarely leave...

Book Reviews: 30-Second Paris, Edited by John Flower

After boiling down Napoleon’s action-packed reign to 50 bite-size entries, the head- spinning 30-Second book series tackles the elusive City of Light. Divvied up in 300-word quick-fire chapters, for an optimum reading speed of,...

Where to Stay and Eat in Paris

Your insider’s guide to the latest fashionable restaurants and trendy hotels Related articles: The Best of the New in Paris 12 Fashionable Cocktail Bars in Paris New Things to See and Do in Paris WHERE TO STAY Hôtel de...

New Things to See and Do in Paris

However often you visit, there is always something new going on in the City of Light Related articles: The Best of the New in Paris 12 Fashionable Cocktail Bars in Paris SHOPPING Centre Commercial, Rue Madame Riding on the...

Designer Shopping and Great Value at La Vallée Village

If you like to shop, La Vallée Village is a must stop destination. Just 40 minutes away from Paris by car, train, or twice daily Shopping Express shuttle, La Vallée Village sets the gold...

A Night in Versailles

I have two unpleasant memories of getting up at the crack of dawn in Paris. Both were to catch that early morning train to arrive at the Palace of Versailles by opening time. Sadly,...

Parisian Walkways: Rue Saint-Paul in the Marais District

While the Marais continues to develop and its ever-rising rents become increasingly unaffordable, Jeffrey T Iverson slips onto a street where independents still thrive Ever since the 9th century, when the Abbaye de Sainte-Opportune first...

Read the Signs: Place de l’Europe- Simone Veil in Paris

Near the Gare Saint-Lazare in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, the Place de l’Europe has been renamed in honour of Simone Veil, who died last year. This is one of many accolades awarded to...