With a French winter feast of mulled wine and raclette at home, I have successfully changed a cold winter’s gloom to a bright celebration. …read more

For Francophiles looking to add a bit of extra oh la la to their holiday season, look no further than these luxury items. …read more

Not all of us can afford jewelry from big French brands. Here are some beautiful yet affordable pieces that you’re sure to cherish forever. …read more

The bûche de Noël (the Christmas log) is a typical French dessert, eaten during the holidays. Here are our favourite bûches to buy in Paris this Christmas! …read more

While it’s still tricky to travel, you can keep wanderlust at bay with these tips and recipes for bringing a touch of France to your holiday meal. Treat yourself – whether a celebration for one or many, on a modest budget or no expense spared. …read more

There’s something particularly special about Paris over the holidays. Of course there’s the sparkling street lights, the enticing window displays, the abundance of heavenly holiday treats, but it’s something more than that. Spirits ride on this wave of joie and les parisiens can’t help but have a little extra joie de vivre. …read more

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With the temperatures decreasing and the light dimming, winter in Paris might not seem like the most romantic time of year, however, in many ways, it can be a lovers’ paradise. Here are five fun ideas to spice and warm up your couples’ outing in the chilly city of amour. …read more

After the lighting of the trees along the Champs Elysées and the perfume of hot, spiced wine from the Christmas markets, everyone is ready to pull on their party shoes, aka ice skates, to enjoy some sensational ice skating rinks that have rolled into Paris for the holidays. …read more

While the pressure of Christmas shopping can be overwhelming, finding the perfect gift for the brother or bestie who has it all is infinitely more pleasurable when it involves perusing artisanal and French-made products in some of the city’s most charming and unique boutiques and neighborhoods. Here are some suggestions on where to find unique… …read more

Above: Christmas window at Galleries Lafayette, Paris (JournaldesVitrines); Below: Christmas windows Galeries Lafayette (JournaldesVitrines); Eiffel Tower (Colodio)   Whoever said “all that glitters is not gold” can’t have visited Paris in December. I mean, why would anyone recoil at the prospect of ordinary, everyday sights being transformed into such delicious, enchanting illusions? From a damp black pavement… …read more