Île de la Cité is a tiny island in the historical center of Paris with many secret corners worth exploring. …read more

Paris exudes and encourages love. This year, the theme of amour is explored in the new anthology, That’s Paris, a lovely collection of short stories. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, we’ll visit some of the city’s most romantic locations through a selection of the works from the book. …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

From lazy fall mornings spent under a cozy comforter with a steaming café crème and a rich, buttery croissant within arm’s reach, to the twinkling lights of the Eiffel Tower at midnight — any moment of the day in Paris has the potential for extreme romance. …read more

Merce and the Muse – coffee and cakes – Erica Berman Those who have lived in Paris know: we are endowed with a magical power. Once you’ve been a Parisian (or a faux Parisian), you automatically have the ability to cast a spell over any American you subsequently encounter, simply by sprinkling key phrases into… …read more

Erica Berman– Bonpoint Boutique Paris rue de Tournon There’s no doubt about it: Parisian kids have a good thing going on. They’re well-dressed, well-fed and, by virtue of being French, are destined for terminal coolness. I used to spend afternoons at a little park in the 5th where the same group of schoolchildren always had… …read more