Paris

The Perfect 3-Day Weekend in Toulouse

Paris will always be a French classic. But if there’s anything we’ve learned over our decade of visiting France and our year of calling this country …

France

Hip-hop brunch on Canal de l'Ourcq, August 20

Canal de l'Ourcq is being taken over by hip-hop, dance offs, and brunch this Sunday, August 20.<p>Expect the sun to come out at Port de loisirs Bobigny, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The most unusual and quirky hotels in Paris

Hotels can be so much more than a simple place to rest your head. For some travelers, the right hotel is part of what makes the travel experience an …

Hotels

The Best Places to Source Mid-Century Homewares in Paris

If you’re on the lookout for the best of last century’s interior decor, bookmark these Parisian Instagram feeds immédiatement<p>There is arguably no …

Furniture

Monuments around the world pay tribute to Barcelona terror attack victims: Eiffel Tower goes dark

At least 13 people were killed and more than 100 injured in a terror attack on Barcelona's Las Ramblas on Thursday.<p>Monuments around the world paid tributes to the victims of the attack.<p>The Eiffel Tower in Paris, the capital of France that has itself experienced the trauma of several terror attacks …

Eiffel Tower

Behind the Headlines: Understanding Islamist Terror in Spain

<i>In light of yesterday’s terror attack at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, this article, originally published in December 2015, is re-presented to examine</i> …

Charlie Hebdo

Top 7 Tips for Traveling to Paris with Kids

We all know Paris for its magical atmosphere and the fact that it, more than any other city in the world, embodies in the collective imagination the …

Kids

A Visit to the Saint Louis No.1 Cemetery in New Orleans | LOST NOT FOUND

New Orleans is a city famous for many things, its music, the drinking, the overall vibe of the city that is unique to NOLA its self. But another …

New Orleans

World landmarks pay tribute to Spain

At least 14 lives were lost and 100 people were injured in terror attacks on Thursday and overnight into Friday in Spain. Now cities and countries …

Eiffel Tower

Classique au Vert 2017

<b>When?</b> August 5-September 17 2017 <b><br>What?</b> A series of free classical music concerts in the sunshine.<b><br>Where?</b> The Parc Floral<p>Held in the Parc Floral in the …

France

Ten ways to see Paris like a Parisian

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>LEARN THE LINGO<p>Bed down and learn some of the local …

Travel

The best bars with gardens in Paris

MOB Hotel, opened by the co-founder of the stonkingly successful Mama Shelter brand, is home to 92 bedrooms – as well as a whopping terrace. It might …

Secret Places in Paris: Our Experts Share Recommendations

For first-time visitors to Paris, a city itinerary isn’t complete without stops at mythical sites like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre museum. And …

France

Kesha’s ‘House Of The Rising Sun’ Cover Has All The Restrained Fury Of The Timeless Original

Kesha’s triumphant comeback album <i>Rainbow</i> has proven that she can wear many hats, whether she’s making straight up pop, acoustic ballads, country songs with Dolly Parton, or adrenaline-fueled rockers with Eagles Of Death Metal. The rock side of her music is actually something she’s long been …

Eagles of Death Metal

Some major attacks in Europe in recent years | Miami Herald

The deadly Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people and wounded dozens of others Thursday is the latest attack in Europe in recent years. Here are …

Charlie Hebdo

Cultural pursuits at the Crillon: the incredible art setting this hotel apart from the palaces of Paris

Of all Paris’s fabled “palace” hotels, the “Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel”, as its management company wishes it to be known henceforth – is the City of Light’s only <i>vrai palais.</i> A sublime pedimented and arcaded building commissioned by Louis XV from Ange-Jacques Gabriel in 1758, it has pride of …

France

ACL festival announces 2017 set times

<b>Austin City Limits Music Festival</b> is coming up, happening October 6-8 and and again on October 13-15. They’ve just announced the daily schedules for …

Eagles of Death Metal

A 19th Century Eating Tour of the Lower East Side

<i>P</i>astrami, pickles, bagels with cream cheese, smoked lox salmon, pumpernickel and rye breads! Many of the food we traditionally associate today with …

France

The Eiffel Tower Goes Dark To Honor Victims Of Barcelona Attack

The City of Lights dimmed its iconic monument to show solidarity with Catalonia.<p>The Eiffel Tower dimmed its lights after midnight on Friday to honor the victims killed and injured during Thursday’s terrorist attack in Barcelona.<p>The iconic tower shut off its lights at 12:45 a.m. and stood in …

Eiffel Tower

Death From Above reveal why the band dumped “1979” from their name

In June, Death From Above 1979 shared a new single, “Freeze Me”, along with an announcement that they were dropping the 1979 from their name and …

Eagles of Death Metal

The Women Warriors who served Wine on the Battlefield

<b>F</b>orgotten feminist icons of the French military, the <i>Vivandières,</i> alternatively known as <i>cantinières</i>, was the French title for women attached to …

History

The Haunting Magic of Ghost Buildings

© Julia Rowe<p>Here at Messy Nessy Chic, we love all things curious, nostalgic and with a touch of wonder to them. And what could be more intriguing …

France

Delicious Paris: Top 4 Gourmet Food Shops and Markets in the City of Light

01 of 04<p>Adjacent to chic department store le Bon Marché, La Grande Epicerie is a genuine haven for gourmet cooks and dabblers. In the Delicacies such …

Foodies

A Chic Insider’s Guide to the Best of Aix-en-Provence, France

Locals Frédéric Fekkai and Shirin von Wulffen share their secret favorite places to shop, eat, see, and more in Aix-en-Provence, France<p>So picturesque and pastoral is Provence in the south of France that tourism runs rampant here, particularly in the height of summer when fields of lavender dot the …

France

La Modification - Secrets of Paris - The only authentic insider guide to Paris.

Paris changes, poet Charles Baudelaire wrote, faster than the human heart, and as far as my neighborhood is concerned, he was right. We’d hardly …

France

Paris

Elegant Paris lives up to the hype: Sip wine and people watch at cafes all day long, see the Eiffel tower lit up at night, and walk along the Seine …

France

Even French Women Want French-Girl Secrets

My Little Paris, and its 4-million-strong community, are living proof of that.<p>Having worked in the lifestyle digital media industry for my entire …

Did You Hear the One About Muslims Who Tell Profane Jokes About Islam?

<i>This video is part of “Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?,” a series featuring Slate’s Aymann Ismail confronting fears about Muslims. Follow along</i> <i>on the</i> …

Charlie Hebdo

10 things to do in Bordeaux

Sitting on the Garonne River in south west France, Bordeaux’s elegance has drawn crowds for centuries. The centre of the famous wine-producing region …

France

Kesha rides a wave of inner peace on her new album

The pop star’s triumphant Rainbow is rife with references to multiple universes and intergalactic imagery, but its story of liberating resilience feels far more domestic in origin<p>Kesha’s new album <i>Rainbow</i> starts with a slow song. “Bastards” has a simple guitar melody and a simple message: <i>“Don’t let</i> …

Eagles of Death Metal