Paris Plages 2011

Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, Paris Plages once again transforms the quays of the Seine into a riverside beach, with stretches of sand, lawns and boardwalks, umbrellas and deck chairs, water sprays, a...

Once and Future Passages

The glass-roofed passages and galleries of Paris, dated but full of charm, are slowly coming back to life.

Hermès: Swimming in Luxury

From the iconic Hermès flagship building on the rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré to its new Left Bank store on the rue de Sèvres is more than a geographical hop across the Seine. The...

The Best Small Paris Museums

Print out the Pocket List and take it with you! Musée Nissim de Camondo A fabulous museum, for the most part arranged just as it was while the Camondo family lived there. Sephardic Jews expelled from...

Street Smarts

Rue des Martyrs is one of those Paris streets that visitors dream of stumbling upon—the focal point of a genuine Parisian neighborhood with character, vitality and a cornucopia of eclectic boutiques, cafés and restaurants....

Ten Terrific Paris Bistrots

The enduring love of old-fashioned, traditional Paris bistrots is a delicious rebuke to a novelty-oriented and media-driven international food culture that's increasingly dominated by the hearsay of the internet.