Read the Signs: Rue de la Lune in Paris

A lovely flânerie along a charming Parisian street This little street carries one of the most romantic names of any street in Paris. Rue de la Lune in the second arrondissement runs from boulevard de...

In the Footsteps of Josephine Baker

With her pet cheetah and banana dance, controversial cabaret performer Josephine Baker won Parisian hearts – and in exchange, when war came, she was ready to risk her life. Chloe Govan reveals all about...

Announcing the 8th Annual American Library In Paris Book Award

The American Library in Paris announced the winner of the 2020 American Library in Paris Book Award. On January 14, 2021, author Maggie Paxson accepted the prize for The Plateau during the Library’s first-ever...

Parisian Walkways: Rue Paul Bert in the 11th Arrondissement

From the epicentre of the Revolution to a centre for epicurean revolution, this lively Parisian street has just one thing on the menu: quality. Jeffrey T Iverson stops by for a taste... When you ascend...

The Art of Survival: The Transformation of Montmartre

Chloe Govan reveals how the poverty-stricken and persecuted in France’s past found the silver lining in their suffering, transforming it into what would one day become a world-famous art legacy Bang! The hammer crashes down...

My Life in Paris: Life is Sweet

Berry smoothies, high-class confectionery and kombucha tea all helped Theadora get through lockdown in France. March In the beginning, I was doing okay – plus, I felt more than prepared in the self-care department. Just days...
Rue du Bac

Read the Signs: Rue du Bac in Paris

A lovely flânerie along a charming Parisian street Strolling along Rue du Bac is one of those very Parisian experiences. Just 1,150 metres long from the Voltaire and Anatole-France quays to Rue de Sèvres, Rue...

Restaurant Reviews: Allard in Paris

This intimate bistro with two dining rooms decorated with flowered wallpaper in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés has been a benchmark for excellent bistro cooking ever since the doors opened here in 1932. Now owned...
Henri Matisse, La Blouse roumaine, 1940 at Centre Pompidou

‘Matisse, An Open Book’ at Centre Pompidou in Paris

Marking 151 years since the birth of Henri Matisse, the Centre Pompidou in Paris is paying homage with its flagship exhibition ‘Matisse, comme un roman’ (‘Matisse, like a novel’). More than 230 works and...
American Library Centennial Gala

American Library in Paris Centennial Gala

The American Library in Paris recently celebrated its Centennial Gala, an amazing testament to an institution that has withstood the test of time including two World Wars, the Depression, and now COVID-19. The American...