Paris Day Trips: The Famous Chartres Light Show

29 sites, including the Cathedral, illuminated with colourful lighting and spectacular effects.

Discover Parapharmacie Monge, the Parisian Cosmetics Temple

High on the shopping lists of travellers to Paris? The fabulous French cosmetics, creams and perfumes that the country is famous for. In fact, many expats living in Paris get lists from international friends...

My Life in Paris: Done and Flour-Dusted

Six bakers, a Longchamp bag, and a pickpocket on a hot Sunday afternoon in the city.

Art Exhibits in Paris: Walton Ford at Musée de la Chasse et de la...

You hear about some exhibitions via conspicuous promotion, but others, such as this one, are discovered through word of mouth. In France, the autumn is the cultural floodgate of the year, and there are...
Restaurant H, Paris

Paris Gastronomic Scene: Say Hi to Restaurant H

Located on a discreet street between the Bastille and the Place des Vosges in the Marais district, Restaurant H offers gastronomic French cuisine based on the best of seasonal products. Here, everything evokes divine taste, from...
Life in Paris

My Life in Paris: The Queen, The Opéra et Moi

Skipping ‘the delight fantastic’ along the cobblestone streets of Paris, I must confess that I often find myself seeking out traces from the past. Whenever I can’t seem to find my supernatural powers, I...
Rodin, Ugolin et ses enfants

3 Must-See Sculpture Exhibitions in Paris this Winter

Looking at three very different points in time, three events in Paris to follow the evolution of sculpture... PICASSO – GIACOMETTI The Musée Picasso and the Fondation Giacometti present the first exhibition dedicated to the not always smooth dialogue between two major artists of...

Paris Tourism: A Big Recovery in the Number of Visitors to the City of...

Good news from the City of Light: the numbers are in and Paris tourism is on the rebound after a dramatic dive after the 2015 terrorist attacks. Slowly but surely the French capital has...

The Train Stations of Paris, Reborn

Entering a Paris train station in 1846, you would have been as likely to meet an elegant bourgeois couple in rustling silks as a gun-slinging hunter and his baying hounds setting out for a weekend’s shooting in the countryside, such...
The Battle of Yorktown by Auguste Couder

Must-See Shows in Paris: Top 5 Cultural Exhibitions for La Rentrée

Chirac & Non-European Cultures The Musée du Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac was named in honour of the man who founded it. The exhibition Jacques Chirac or Cross-Cultural Dialogue examines his links with non- European cultures. Until October 9. Spectacular Second Empire Revered on its...