Paris

Tips and Articles in Paris

Whether it’s due to a rise in social-media-fueled pride of home, fatigue from the ever-emptier spectacle of fashion, or just more people getting more ideas from wider travels, there’s no denying that interior design has become a big deal. What ...
Paris is the City of Love and the City of Light, but is it a city where newbies should attempt to speak the language? When I booked my first-ever trip to France, I wanted to have the most authentic Parisian experience possible. Though I’ve travele...
For anyone planning an upcoming stay in Paris, I have exciting news. Restaurant delivery has, at long last, arrived in the French capital. Though considered a basic human right in New York City, as little as 10 years ago, it basically did not exis...
It’s not that Paris had never seen a hamburger before 2009, when the L.A. native Kristin Frederick launched central Paris’s first gourmet first food truck, Le Camion qui Fume. It’s just that burgers in the city then were found in small troughs of ...
Yes, summer is the season of music festivals, but how many of them are held in ravishing Andre Le Nôtre-designed gardens once owned by relatives of Louis XIV? Compared to the mud-pits of Glastonbury, or Bonnarroo in swampy Nashville, Rock en Seine...
What happens in Paris if the baguettes run out? Some people are worried we might soon see. The mayor of Paris recently rolled back a centuries-old law strictly limiting and scheduling the vacation time of French bakers. The law came on the heel...
Airbnb has announced that it will begin collecting tourism taxes in Paris, its largest market, after having reached an agreement with the French government. Starting October 1, the home-sharing start-up will charge a line item of €.83 per person p...
The Palace of Versailles is once again in talks to open a luxury hotel, potentially opening three buildings located just outside the Versailles gates for overnight stays. This is the second time Marie Antoinette's former stomping ground has been s...
Just about everywhere there are discerning drinkers these days, there is a craft beer scene to please them. Paris is no exception. The city has some lovely bars where you can go to tip back a few pints, such as La Fine Mousse in the 11th, and Supe...
Just about everywhere there are discerning drinkers these days, there is a craft beer scene to please them. Paris is no exception. The city has some lovely bars where you can go to tip back a few pints, such as La Fine Mousse in the 11th, and Supe...
It’s often said that the French are formal eaters and that, until the very recent arrival of les food trucks in Paris, they had no real tradition of street food. But that would be overlooking the glorious kebab, a working-class favorite that has b...
After three years since closing for a massive renovation, the Ritz Paris—one of the City of Light’s most beloved hotels, an icon set in the prestigious Place Vendôme—has announced it will officially begin accepting reservations from March 14, 2016...
While the Rue Montmartre, in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, has become a hub for fashion, advertising, and digital businesses (not to mention the tourists it attracts), the restaurants that serve the area have long been in need of a refresh. So ...
Like everything good in life, Paris museums are seasonal, and summer tends to be a little slow. With the Pompidou having just closed an excellent and controversial exhibition on Le Corbusier and the Grand Palais’ comprehensive Velásquez show foldi...
While the stereotype of the chic Parisian woman irks most of the Parisian women I know, it also happens to be the God’s honest truth. Many, many words have been dedicated to analyzing the phenomenon, but the explanation is really simple. Women fro...