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Tips and Articles in Paris

Triple-digit temperatures have been a consistent theme in Paris this summer. For appetites flattened by the spiking mercury, take advantage of the seemingly endless supply of small plates restaurants popping up around town. Here, some of our favor...
Seeing the sights of Paris is one thing, but taking them all in via a plane ride that last less than two minutes can only be described as a trip. The Acrobatic Patrol of France (Patrouille de France) recently released a video featuring12 planes fl...
Paris is in the midst of a massive hotel boom. It started last year, with the unveiling of the Peninsula Paris, and hasn’t slowed since. With new hotels and massive renovations throughout the city, each hotel is bringing its own cache of luxury, a...
When I moved to France and finally had my own freezer to fill, I was surprised to discover that French store-bought ice cream is terrible. The only brands that don’t consist of air, seaweed-based stabilizers, and artificial everything, are Haagen-...
This Wednesday, July 22, marks the 25th anniversary of the brilliant Cinéma en Plein Air festival in the Parc de la Villette, the mega-park in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. The event consists of a month of movies screened on Wednesday through ...
When shopping abroad, vintage purchases are some of the hardest to weigh. After all, if you walk away from a one-off piece, there is no going back. Therefore, for anyone on a tight budget, it is perhaps best to stay away from the vintage boutiques...
When shopping abroad, vintage purchases are some of the hardest to weigh. After all, if you walk away from a one-off piece, there is no going back. Therefore, for anyone on a tight budget, it is perhaps best to stay away from the vintage boutiques...
Given Paris’s reputation as one of the great food cities of the world, restaurants are, rightfully, an important part of anyone’s visit. Pity the poor tourist, then, who arrives in late July or August to find much of the city—and many of its best ...
What destination are you obsessed with right now? I was just in Cartagena—my current favorite place in the world. We’re converting a 14th-century monastery in the old town into what will be a beautiful new hotel, so I’ve been going back and for...
For Madewell’s second collaboration with beloved French brand Sezane, they decided to focus on two of their (and our) favorite cities: Paris and New York. The collection of casual pieces (think lace, stripes, and silk) is priced from $58 to $238&n...
For Madewell’s second collaboration with beloved French brand Sezane, they decided to focus on two of their (and our) favorite cities: Paris and New York. The collection of casual pieces (think lace, stripes, and silk) is priced from $58 to $238&n...
Heat waves in France are their own special hell. While I’ve never experienced worse weather on a more consistent basis than in the 12 years I lived in New York City, functioning in the heat in Paris—a city almost entirely without air conditioning—...
If you aren’t living under a rock, then you probably heard about Courtney Love’s frantic tweets after alighting from Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris last week in an Uber, and promptly being “taken hostage” for an hour, along with her driver, by...
Looks like Dublin isn't the only city that's going to be experience a pedestrian-friendly makeover. Last weekend, Paris Mayor Anne Hildago shared the news that seven of the city's iconic (and not-so-iconic) squares will be undergoing changes to be...
Parisians have a small window to celebrate summer: skies are gray for three-fourths of the year, and kids are in school until July. So they pack in the summer celebrations—La Fete de la Musique just wrapped up, and this week, there’s the gratifyin...