For many, Provence equals rolling fields of lavender and quaint villages. But this southern French region also has a rich history and immense natural diversity. You can discover these lesser-known facets in the city of Arles and its surroundings, home to impressive Roman vestiges, France’s largest wetlands, otherworldly rocky mountains, and sites linked to artist… …read more

I love living in my quartier. There is a wonderful shopping street just around the corner, Rue de Levis, where I’ve gotten to know my merchants, and my food shopping is often a highlight of my day. Now, we have coronavirus restrictions. …read more

More than just points of sale, markets bring together communities and are indispensable resources to anyone who lives in Paris and likes to cook. Here are a few of my favorite Paris markets and addresses in their surrounding areas. …read more

On January 10th the iconic Parisian department store Printemps followed the example of competitors Le Bon Marché and Galeries Lafayette by opening their own épicerie fine, Le Printemps du Goût. …read more

Spring is blossoming in Paris as sprigs of green sneak into our grey city, bringing us back to life after months spent under winter skies. So pull up a chair at your nearest terrasse, order a glass of rosé, don your sunglasses, and get ready to bask in the sunny months to come! …read more

10% of all Parisians live in the 15th arrondissement, making it the most populous arrondissement in the city, with more citizens than the city of Bordeaux. They come because it’s easy, with spacious boulevards and lovely buildings. They stay because it is a vibrant neighborhood away from the hustle and bustle of all the tourist… …read more

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From the outside, it looks like any other Parisian covered market. Wander through its romantic, 19th century pavilions, however, and you’re transported to a hidden jungle within the Gothic heart of Paris. The sounds of traffic and crowds of tourists coming across the Pont des Arts are slowly drowned out by a piercing crescendo of… …read more