Paris

Tips and Articles in Paris

Somewhere north of a backpacker's baguette-and-Brie and south of a rock star's suite at the Ritz, there's a way to see Paris that neither deprives the visitor of the other food groups nor denies him the pleasur es of a five-day Métro pass. Here, o...
No one loves a classic the way the French do. Witness the staying power of the Limoges teacup, the Chanel suit, the Vuitton satchel. As it is with fashion, so it is with nightlife. Maybe because history has been made on so many of the city's moles...
"You forget just how beautiful this city is, the way it looks at night with the river lit up. This photo was taken at the Place de la Concorde the day I arrived. I was in France for the wedding of Prince Pierre d'Arenberg to Silvia de Castellane a...
Recently, a colleague of my husband's— let's call him Daniel— was about to go on an extended trip to India. At a farewell dinner I asked whether he had any special plans. Bad question. Daniel intended to travel to a different town ever...
A surprising number of major cities--Moscow, Rome, Washington, and Tokyo among them--haven't set their plans yet, but others are gearing up for major bashes. Berlin A pyrotechnic display will explode over the Brandenburg Gate. The surrounding...
Christian Lacroix is Paris's most celebrated maximalist, artfully mixing baroque velvets, religious references, lace, and vivid white-on-black dots—and that's just in one look. When the fashion designer was called on to re-create the interiors for...
Super Size Me may have put you off burgers and fries for good, but there's still hope in Europe. Organic fast-food joints have been popping up in major cities, proving that quick bites can be good for you, too. Move over, Big Mac! —Hillary Gerone...
Ask Mark Driving from Paris to Avignon By Mark Orwoll Mark Orwoll, seasoned traveler and T&L Managing Editor, is here to help you with your travel questions. Think of him as your personal concierge, and ask ...
The Safari Lodge of the MomentThe big-game region of Welgevonden, a dramatic landscape of savannas, waterfalls, and craggy mountains, is home to South Africa's new Makweti Safari Lodge. Owners Dawn and Alan Kisner originally built Makweti as a vac...
For those who suffer from what Cocteau called the "red-and-gold disease," relief is found only in the glittery, cavernous darkness of an opera house. Yet one does not always enter what Jean Harlow would have called a "rafeened" atmosphere. To be s...
In December, we asked for your opinions on romance and travel. Here's what turns you on: What's the most romantic place you've ever visited?1. Paris 2. Venice 3. Hawaii 4. Bora-Bora 5. Bermuda The most romantic hotel you've ever stayed at? 1...
todd takes on miamiFashion designer Todd Oldham has dressed up Miami Beach's Tiffany, a 1939 glam pad. Now called the Hotel (love the simple name), it's pure Oldham, from the crush-dyed robes to the bath tiles, all individually painted with stripe...
If I had a car its bumper sticker would say I'd rather be sleeping. I am a congenital, incorrigible glutton for sleep. Sleep-bingeing is my last vice, and I won't give it up. There's nothing I can't accomplish, physically or mentally, provided I'v...
ALEXANDRA PENNEY, author of How to Make Love to a Man and Sexiest Sex of AllPlanning a trip for my fiancé's 50th birthday (at the time he was just my boyfriend), I asked him whether he preferred Venice or Paris. A surfer, he wanted to go where the...
It's time to celebrate the new. Not just the new new but also the reinvented, re-created, and incomparably well preserved. T+L's Critics' Choice Awards, new themselves this year, honor the innovations that keep us traveling. Our distinguished pane...