Clarence Paris

Restaurant Reviews: Le Clarence in Paris

Leaving behind the pewter skies over Paris and the spring rains, it was a pleasure to escape into a plush cocoon of luxury and elegance for some magnificent eating and drinking during the course of a long...

Restaurant Reviews: Chez la Vieille in Paris

In Paris it’s always a delicate business to tamper with tradition, especially when you’re an American and the subject of your intervention is one of the city’s most venerable old bistros, the legendary Chez la Vieille (At the...
Pas de Calais boutique

Shopping in the Upper Marais: Boutiques by Pas de Calais and Front de Mode

The ‘Haut Marais’ continues its ascent as Paris’s edgiest high-fashion neighbourhood, drawing famous names along with hip young designers and a slew of concept stores which are at the vanguard of the Paris fashion...
Lounge at Relais 12 Bis Paris

Relais 12bis: A New Luxury Bed & Breakfast Concept in Paris

For savvy travellers who wish to have a real Parisian experience, it doesn’t get more authentic than this. More exclusive than a bed & breakfast but more personalised than a luxury hotel there is...

New in Paris: Explore the Catacombs at Night

The popular tourist attraction now closes at 8 pm.
Marilyn Monroe, 1956 by Cecil Beaton

5 Must-See Exhibitions in France this Winter

There is so much to see this winter, in Paris and in the provinces. On y va? Hodler Monet Munch The Marmottan-Monet museum presents these three painters as a journey through the three pivotal movements of European modernity: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Symbolism. Until...

How the Eiffel Tower Was Sold

Learn about one of the greatest scams in history.

Valentine’s Day in Paris: 5 of the Most Romantic Hotels

Le Meurice Spend Valentine's Day in absolute luxury at one of the most elegant hotels in the world, Le Meurice, situated in the heart of the City of Love. This historic palace hotel has been...

Étoile-sur-Mer: The Best Seafood Restaurants in Paris

Chef Clément Leroy, Savoy’s right-hand man, runs the kitchen at Étoile-sur-Mer, and the culinary master’s favourite interior-architect, Jean-Michel Wilmotte, designed a subtle and sophisticated décor for the restaurant, with low lighting, sea-foam-coloured tables without...

Don’t Miss in Paris: Fête des Vendanges de Montmartre

If you’re in Paris this week, head up the hill of Montmartre to participate in a local celebration that’s taken place since 1934. The city’s sole surviving vineyard is located here, and the annual...