Dining at Le Jules Verne atop the Eiffel Tower in Paris

After being completely redesigned and redecorated by the talented Paris-based interior architect Aline Asmar d’Amman, this celebrated restaurant at the Eiffel Tower reopened at the end of August with a new menu by chef...

La Culture: Art News and Must-See Exhibits in Lille, Picardy, Paris

Mediterranean Reverie In the 1880s, artists flocked to the Mediterranean and plunged into a magical new approach to light and colour. Now you can lose yourself inside a different paradise, seen through the eyes of...

Parisian Walkways: Rue Saint-Blaise, A Village in Eastern Paris

Just half an hour from the heart of touristic Paris you can be in a historic neighbourhood that still maintains its village feel. Jeffrey T Iverson gets on a bus to Charonne... After a stirring...

In the Criminal-Catching Footsteps of Alphonse Bertillon

Described by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself as better than Sherlock Holmes, this Parisian petty clerk came to change the world of criminology. Chloe Govan explains why we should stop confusing him with a...

Madame’s Collection: Helena Rubinstein at the Musée du Quai Branly

Cosmetics mogul Helena Rubinstein was as intuitive an art collector as she was a savvy entrepreneur. Her pioneering role in the recognition of art from Africa and Oceania helped elevate such works from being considered...

Paris Brasseries: Dining at Le Gallopin

As a food-loving resident of Paris for more than 30 years, the recent trend that makes me personally happiest is the revival of the French capital’s glorious brasseries – and not just for their...

Wealthy, Scandalous and Powerful: The Patrons of Paris

Marie-Laure de Noailles and Natalie Clifford Barney were both famed for their patronage of the arts but, as Lanie Goodman writes, even within the context of early 20th-century Paris, they were also notorious for...

Serious Chic on the Cheap at the Dépôts-Ventes in Paris

The best French fashion needn’t cost the earth. Jennifer Ladonne takes us on a tour of the Paris stores where you can bag a designer bargain for a fraction of the retail price Shopping in...
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Fall in Love with Paris from the Skies

The new must-see experience in Paris: take a scenic flight via helicopter For Valentine's day why not head to the world's most romantic destination, aka 'The City of Love'? Soar to the clouds and fly...

Eco Threads: French Clothing Brand FAGUO Plants Trees

There's nothing quite like splashing out on new apparel and saving the planet at the same time. With French clothing brand FAGUO, that's precisely what's on the table. Having celebrated their 10th year in...