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A French Speaker Company Just Set Up Shop in a 19th Century Opera House

Devialet's most popular speaker is aptly called the Phantom.<p>The 19th century Palais Garnier, one of the Opéra de Paris’ two homes, is a stone building with a steel core, like the Eiffel Tower. There is an underground lake five stories beneath the stage, in case of fire. The water is changed twice a …

Airfare shopper’s guide: Insane flight deals to Paris

<i>This is one in an occasional series of reports on city-specific deals.</i><p>If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing the Eiffel Tower, admiring the <i>Mona Lisa</i> or enjoying your favorite pinot noir in an elegant French café, good news for you: We’re finding some terrific deals to Paris in winter, spring and even …

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Ballet Films: “Degas – Shades and Tones” at Musée d’Orsay, Paris | Artinfo

The subjects of many Degas paintings, ballet and ballerinas, have inspired the current video installation at Musée d’Orsay this winter. “Degas – …

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You need to see this unbelievably spectacular holiday display

Along with the braille system and pasteurization, the department store concept was born in Paris. And although Galeries Lafayette isn’t the original …

Top Instagram Locations 2017 - Travel Instagrams

1 Disneyland, Anaheim, USA<p>Disney is great wherever it is, but it's a lot better when it's backdropped by palm trees and sunshine in Southern …

Obama Is on a Five-day World Tour and His Next Stop Is Paris

Barack Obama will be in Paris this weekend for a not-so-secret lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron.<p>Obama’s visit comes just a few months …

Discover Serge Gainsbourg’s legendary home in daughter Charlotte Gainsbourg’s music video ‘Lying with you.’

Haunted by her father’s ghost, <b>Charlotte Gainsbourgdelves into the twists and turns of her childhood in the music video for her latest single, Lying</b> …

The Rite of Spring, Palais Garnier, Paris — a standing ovation for a landmark creation

For a moment, early on in Pina Bausch’s <i>The Rite of Spring</i>, I wondered if its effect was diminishing. Four decades on from its creation, and 20 years …

Ten unusual Paris museums you should definitely visit

<b>The Musée des Arts Forains (Carnival Arts Museum)</b><p>This one takes full advantage of the sinister mystery of an old-time carnival. Think grimaces on the …

Paris Pass Review: Is it Worth it? - Cost Calculations to Help You Decide

If you are planning a trip to Paris and plan to visit a number of the city’s top attractions, you may be able to save money and time by purchasing …

France

November Events in Paris: Paris Photo, Salon des Vignerons Indépendant & More

<i>Paris Photo</i>November is photography month in Paris. Numerous events are happening over the upcoming four weeks, but one of our favorites is Paris …

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Louis Vuitton's New Paris Store Was Designed by the Architect of Versaille

This month, Louis Vuitton returned to where it all began in Paris, to open up a store like no other called the Maison.<p>The exterior facade of Maison …

Paris Installs Sparkling Water Fountains, Continues to Outclass the Rest of the World

Oh honey, you didn’t think Paris would settle for regular water fountains did you? Paris, the world’s nucleus for art, fashion, beauty, gastronomy, and, like, everything cultural ever? No, no, no—<i>regular water will just not do!</i><p>This past week, reports surfaced that every arrondissement (roughly, …

France

3 Chic Spring Looks You Don’t Need to Leave Your House to Shop

NYFW 2017 Saw More Musicians Front Row Than Ever Before: Was That a Success or Failure?

On October 3, Louis Vuitton showed its Spring/Summer 2018 Womenswear collection at the Louvre’s Pavillon de l’Horloge—a fittingly prestigious venue …

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France Is Close to Issuing a Position on ICOs

France is moving swiftly to formulate rules to cover token sales, or initial coin offerings, according to its domestic financial markets …

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Gucci has joined forces with Paris Internationale for this year's art fair

From October 18 to 22, the City of Lights is hosting the third edition of Paris Internationale’s contemporary art fair. Expect the crème de la crème …

France

In the footsteps of Alain Ducasse

What is<b>Alain Ducasse, renowned chef and owner of 23 restaurants across the world, and holder of 18 Michelin stars, still chasing after? This is the</b> …

France

Top Shopping in Paris boutiques and stores

Paris is the city for the chic shopper. A trip to Paris must include shopping, whether it's at the top department stores like Galeries Lafayette and …

France

Parisian wellness in six steps

All of a sudden everything has gone quiet. Paris big-city noise dies away and all that’s left of the late summer sun is fair light filtered through …

The Eiffel Tower Is Turning Into a Disco for One Night Only

C'est une fête!<p>Tonight, for one night only, the Eiffel Tower is set to transform into a nightclub to rival any of Paris’s after-dark establishments. The organizers expect thousands of revelers to show up, judging by their bonus announcement that the first 1,500 guests to arrive will gain free entry …

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This week, Paris unveiled plans for the 2024 Olympics

This week, announcements were made about the masterplan for the upcoming 2024 Olympic Games in Paris and a makeover for one of the city's most …

Eiffel Tower to celebrate 300 million visitors

Eiffel Tower management is to celebrate 300 million visitors to the monument. Image: LeoPatrizi/Istock.com via AFP Relaxnews<p>The monument nicknamed …

In Paris, Worn-Out Notre-Dame Needs a Makeover, and Hopes You Can Help

PARIS — Broken gargoyles and fallen balustrades replaced by plastic pipes and wooden planks. Flying buttresses darkened by pollution and eroded by rainwater. Pinnacles propped up by beams and held together with straps.<p>Little of that deterioration is immediately visible to the millions of awe-struck …

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Kenzo Past And Present In New Paris Pop-Up

Calling all Kenzo disciples: your latest point of pilgrimage has opened its doors in Paris’ Marais district, courtesy of Humberto Leon and Carol Lim. …

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Why get a piece of vintage apparel from Merci during Fashion Week?

How do we differentiate our true desires from those of common trends? This is the question raised by the concept store Merci with its brand new …

Beat Acne The French Way

Forget the Age of Enlightenment, Paris' nickname—The City of Light—was obviously coined because of those greenlit <i>pharmacie</i> crosses you see on every …

Dominique Crenn Cooked Fancy French Lunch for the President

<b>Dominique Crenn for President</b><p>SF’s own Dominique Crenn joined an elite group of French chefs to cook for French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysée Palace this week. The lunch, intended as a symbol of the French government’s appreciation for the culinary arts and industry, came ahead of the …

Are these the 'top 20' places to live in and around Paris?

All of the 385 municipalities in Paris and its wider region were ranked by Le Parisien newspaper on more than 30 different criteria, including …

France

Paris rent prices: French capital ranked one of worst cities in world

A study that compared how much space $1,500 in rent would get you in 30 of the world's most desirable cities saw Paris score pretty badly.<p>That will …

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