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The 20 Most Instagrammable Places in Paris

Looking for the most Instagrammable places in Paris? Look no further, I've rounded up the 20 of the best and most photogenic spots in the city to …


French and noble in 2018: What remains of France's aristocracy?

This week we're at the Château de Courson, a stunning 17th-century property. It's the perfect backdrop for this week's show because we're talking about the French nobility. It's a social class which no longer has any legal status. However, you would be wrong to assume that "la noblesse" no longer …


The 9 Best Luxury Hotels in Paris' 6th Arrondissement

The most luxurious hotels in the 6th Arrondissement of Paris have served as homes of royalty and gathering places for artistic and intellectual …


The questions fellow Americans ask about life in France

An American who has lived in Paris for 20 years sheds some light on the common questions his compatriots have about life in France.


French court authorises release of 'cursed' Gilliam film

A Paris court gave Terry Gilliam the go-ahead Friday to release "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" in cinemas, a victory for the Monty Python member in …


Vintage shots of French Stars frolicking in Saint-Tropez

The 60s through the 80s were a golden age of Riviera mainstay Saint-Tropez. Romy Schneider and Alain Delon breaking bread at the Sénéquier, Brigitte …


Layover: Paris

<i>Far & Away,</i> from <i>National Geographic</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal.</i><p>Seine Sense: STAY ON IN PARIS<p><i>By Joshua Levine</i><p>IF PARIS HAS A PROBLEM, it’s the “been there, done that” problem. The Louvre? The Michelin multistars? Montmartre? Paris’s greatest hits are the world’s greatest hits. As Louis Jourdan sang …


Hidden Gardens of Paris

Paris is a city of impressive architecture and edifices, packed with sites and people worth ogling. While the city’s monuments and museums draw …


Paris Hotel Buzz: What’s New This May

The city’s hotels are getting ready to welcome guests for the summer with new special packages, restaurant menus, and even refurbishments. Leave it …


Exploring Moissac: a pearl of medieval architecture – Saint Peter’s got the keys

Join us as we take a virtual tour to explore the medieval village of Moissac – a pearl of French history & architecture.The post Exploring Moissac: a …


10 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in France

France has a striking diversity of landscapes, from the snowcapped peak of Mont Blanc to the deep blue seas of the Mediterranean. Every region offers …


Paris insight: ‘Splendor in the grass’

People-watching perfection in Paris. Discover & follow Kevin Doolan's street-photography.The post Paris insight: ‘Splendor in the grass’ appeared …


Paris 2018 - Eiffel Tower from the Seine

Miles Davis and Two Love Affairs, Paris and Juliette Greco

In 1989, the then mayor of Paris, and future president of France, Jacques Chirac, awarded Miles Davis the Grande Medaille de Vermeille. If Davis had …


Reviewed: "Paris by the Book" by Liam Callanan

Here are some of the things I learned about <i>Paris by the Book</i> before even opening it.<p>That it is a mystery.<p>That it is a book that booklovers, readers, …


Catcalling and wolf whistling in France could cost men $885 in fines

Men who get caught catcalling or wolf-whistling on the streets are going to start facing fines. Veuer's Nick Cardona has that story.


An adventure in Paris, the city of lights

“The purpose of art is to console and amuse—myself, and I hope, others.” These words by Ludwig Bemelmans, the author of the French classic children’s …


Marie Antoinette's rustic Versailles retreat is now open to the public

Get a peek inside the luxurious home!<p>It may appear rustic on the outside, but the inside of Marie Antoinette’s retreat is bursting with luxury.<p>Known as the Queen’s House, the three-story, neoclassical chateau is set the gardens of the Petit Trianon at Versailles, a place where the queen could relax …


10 tastes of Paris for less than $10

As a world culinary capital, Paris celebrates its food traditions while trailblazing with the latest innovations. You can eat exceptionally well in the City of Light, from the classic neighborhood bistro to serious haute cuisine, like Le Jules Verne atop the Eiffel Tower (<i>merci, Monsieur Ducasse!</i>). …


Has France become 'lazy' about increasing Franglais?

Hacktivism, fashionista, queer, SUV, and dark net have all been officially added to France’s two main dictionaries this year. This is just the tip of the iceberg, with detox, startup, clubbing and chatbot also listed.<p>The most surprising fact about these additions to 'Le Petit Robert' and 'Le Petit …


What Is a Galette? The French Pastry You Need to Try

With so many types of galettes to try, there's sure to be one you'll love.<p>May 17, 2018<p>To many, there's a separate dimension of the food world that …


The Shadow Emperor – Despite His Many Military Misadventures, Napoleon III Should Be Remembered For Modernizing France

Napoleon III joined forces with Sardinia’s Victor Emmanuel II in 1859 to defeat the Austria’s Franz Josef I at Solferino, Italy. It would be the last …

World History

Taste of Paris is the must-visit food festival this weekend

Taste of Paris is heading to the Grand Palais this weekend for the fourth year in a row. Expect the crème de la crème of Parisian chefs and a …


Bon Voyage: The 10 must-visit French villages you've never heard of

Here's a list of the ten best French villages you've never heard of, which are well worth a visit when you get the chance.


How to do Antibes in the French Riviera without a billionaire budget

Introducing the GQ guide to Antibes for mere mortals, where we explain how best to enjoy all the lavish luxury the French Riviera has to offer …


Castles and Wine Make the French Countryside the Most Exquisite Place to Take a Road Trip

“You do not have chateau in America?” a young French innkeeper asks as she escorts my fiancé and me onto the grounds of La Ballue, a petite (for a …

European Travel

Spring in Paris: Your guide to exploring the city this time of the year

April in Paris: Three words to summon a season’s rousing after a looming winter—spring, sun and buds breaking into leaf. Well, I romanticise …


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