My Life in Paris: Pet Peeves Laid to Rest

Theadora traces the footsteps of a remarkable feminist who also championed pets’ rights After getting all Balzac from too much coffee, I begin to picture the scene. From my bench in the Jardin des Tuileries,...

Restaurants in Paris: Comice in the 16th Arrondissement

In my experience of Paris restaurants, it’s rare to find a place that works just as well for a meal out with friends or in a tête-à-tête as it does for a business meal,...

Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

Many would argue that the best view in Paris is from the top of the Eiffel Tower. In my experience, the most magnificent and unique outlook in Paris is to be had at the...

Restaurants in Paris: Don Juan II, An Elegant Yacht on the Seine

Among the many misconceptions about the life of a food writer is that members of this tribe of scribes are impossibly fussy and turn up their noses at anything that isn’t dripping with caviar...

Les Étangs de Corot: Charming Hotel just outside Paris

Few hotels offer the pleasures of city and countryside, sophistication and rusticity as charmingly as Les Étangs de Corot. A through-the-looking-glass experience awaits guests who do not discover the full magic of the place...

Executive Master vs Executive MBA: Studying Technology and Management in France

Even though EMBAs are highlighted for executives, the École Polytechnique Executive Master may be a better alternative when mixing core management skills with innovation and technology. This interview with Opal Fritz-Nicholls, Programme Director, will...

Scents and Sensibility: Shopping for Bespoke Perfume in Paris

Two hundred years since Guerlain opened his first boutique in Paris, bespoke fragrances are making a monumental comeback. And you no longer have to be an empress to indulge, writes Jennifer Ladonne Almost two centuries...

La Culture: Delacroix 1798-1863 at the Louvre

If ever there was an image that captured an allegory of a nation, it is Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix. Her energy is striking – marching forward over the bodies of the...

A Reason for Each Season: 4 Times of the year to visit Paris

In my opinion, you don’t need any particular reason or event to visit Paris but this is coming from someone who is undoubtedly biased. In my 32 years I have traveled extensively (often alone)...

The Buzz in Paris: Atelier Des Lumières

Following the success of the extraordinary multimedia shows at Carrières de Lumières in Provence, which attracts more than 600,000 visitors every year in the picturesque village of Les Baux-de-Provence, the exciting concept has arrived...