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

Sitting down to a meal that you labored over is truly special. If this is your first visit to Paris or even if you have lived here on and off, Bénédicte’s Parisian Kitchen experience will allow you to become more confident in your cooking skills during an afternoon to remember. …read more

Every Sunday the city of Paris inhales deeply, taking a break to live life at a different rhythm and wander the cobbled streets. The 15th century canals in Paris’ 19th arrondissement, Canal St-Martin and Canal De l’Ourqc, are a great areas to slowly drift into the relaxing weekend beat. …read more

Whether you’re a visitor or a Paris resident, there are always new spots to explore. These days, few people carry guidebooks or maps, but chances are you do have a smartphone in your pocket. When it comes to navigating Paris, here are a few apps that make discovering this city easier. …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

Healthy, organic food is sweeping through Paris in the form of health food stores, juice bars and vegetarian cafés, and not even boulangeries are immune to the health food craze. We love these loaves from top bakers who are making baguettes in biologique (organic) varieties. …read more

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No country takes chicken more seriously than France, where there are dozens of heritage breeds and where over 30 percent of the chickens consumed have been pasture-raised. However, not all poulet rôtis in Paris are created equal. Discover the best places to sample roast chicken here. …read more

A few months ago, I attended a question and answer session about French food and the fait maison/frozen food question was raised. A few people said, “you just should know where to go.” But without any mandate and as a visitor to Paris, “knowing where to go,” is easier said than done. And for first-time… …read more

Summer may be over, but there’s always something to celebrate in Paris. The end of September marked the long-awaited return of chef Harry Cummins and sommelier Laura Vidal, the famous duo behind The Paris Popup. An initiative imagined while the pair were working together at Frenchie Restaurant, Paris Popup brings together the best of Harry’s… …read more

Hoards of travellers and locals alike flock to Paris’ flea markets in search of antique wares and one-of-a-kind finds, and rightfully so. The Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen is one of our favorite markets and this series will detail some of its top vendors. Today we look inside the best of Mid-century Modern. Enjoy! -… …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

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

I always know I’m in New York when, on Sunday, everything is buzzing and churning as if it were any other day of the week. Does no one in this city ever rest?! It makes me pine for Sundays in Paris, when the city retreats into its secret corners and everyone does their own thing…. …read more