Paris

Workmen’s café swamped with customers after it was given a Michelin star by mistake

<b>A workmen’s café was swamped with fine dining lovers after it was awarded a Michelin star by mistake.</b><p>Le Bouche à Oreille is a cheap and cheerful …

Restaurants

Here's Some of the Cool Things To Do in Paris and Have a Culture Trip!

Oh, Paris! The dream destination of every girl (and boy – don’t deny it, guys!). Without a doubt, the sweetest agony is to decide about the things to …

Travel

Family travel: 14 things to do in Lyon with kids

Lyon is a perfect stopover destination on the drive to the south of France or Italy from the UK. Depending on how far you are prepared to drive in …

Travel

Paris' Four Seasons George V Is Europe's First Hotel With Three Michelin-Starred Restaurants

Le George is the newest fine dining eatery to open at the famed Four Seasons George V Hotel in Paris, last year – and it earned a Michelin star in just 8 months! Photo: Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts<p>I’ve written before in these pages about one of Europe’s top hotels, the Four Seasons George V in …

Hotels

'Golden Girls'-inspired café now open

New York (CNN)"Golden Girls" fans now have the perfect place to gather with pals and confidants.<p>Rue La Rue Café, which celebrates the popular TV series that starred Betty White, Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty and Rue McClanahan, has opened in New York City.<p>The café features memorabilia ranging from …

France

Paris in Bloom

<b>Last week, I was thrilled and honoured to receive an advance review copy of Georgianna Lane’s stunning new book, Paris in Bloom. I urge you to</b> …

France

BBC - Culture - One of history's most romantic photographs was staged

A shot that Robert Doisneau took of two people kissing has become intrinsically related to Paris – and to romance. Agnès Poirier takes a closer look.<p>It is one of the iconic photographs of the 20th Century, an image that is synonymous with love and with Paris, the city of romance. Its name is <i>Le</i> …

Photography

Best Hostels in Paris

Paris was always a problem area to find decent value and good quality hostels. Fortunately things are changing with very cool proposals. What defines …

Hotels

L'art de vivre à la française - PLANETE DECO a homes world

En plein St Germain des près, quartier mythique de Paris, où la mémoire de Jean-Paul Sartre et de Simone de Beauvoir, mais aussi de Boris Vian sont …

France

The best beer shops in Paris

Welcome to Biérocratie, a stone's throw from the Butte aux Cailles, this cheerful boutique is dedicated to beer, beer and more beer. It offers a fine …

Beer

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I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been to Paris. But almost every time, I’ve taken the Eurostar to get there. A recent trip reminded me just how …

Travel

Paris's Grand Plans to Make a Tourist Hotspot More Appealing to Locals

The Île de la Cité has no excuse to be boring.<p>Given its incredible history, the Île de la Cité really should be more enticing than it is. An island in the heart of Paris that splits the river Seine like an elaborate galleon blown upstream, it has been inhabited for over 2,000 years. It houses two …

France

‘Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends)’ Recounts The Band’s Survival Of Terrorist Massacre

On November 13, 2016, terrorists associated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant launched a series of coordinated attacks around Paris, …

Eagles of Death Metal

10 Days in London, Barcelona, and Paris

10 Days in London, Barcelona, and Paris: Part 1, Part 2<p>Day 3<p>Our flight to Barcelona was at 3 PM, so we still had some time left to enjoy London in …

Spain

Your Montréal Nuit blanche survival guide, 2017 - Tourisme Montréal Blog

How do you distill year-long celebrations of Montréal’s 375th anniversary, Canada’s 150th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the Expo 67 World Fair …

Travel

Things to see/do in Paris Hotel – Las Vegas

<b>PARIS HOTEL :</b><p>Ever dreamed of Visiting Paris ?? Imagined yourself on top of the Eiffel tower??If Yes, then take a look at this mini version. This is a …

Hotels

10 of the best restaurants in Lyon – chosen by the experts

France’s gastronomic capital is famous for traditional cooking, but a new wave of chefs is now reinventing the classics. Chefs and insiders select their favourite Lyon restaurants old and new<p>San Sebastián’s best restaurants – the experts’ choice<p>Locals carry knives in Lyon, not for a fight but to …

Restaurants

The Académie Française is not happy about the slogan for the Paris 2024 Olympic bid

The mayor of Paris has incurred the wrath of the Académie Française for allowing English to take precedence over French in the capital’s bid to host …

France

Paris clashes: 13 arrested as scuffles break out after protest against police brutality

Thirteen people were arrested as clashes broke out in Paris yesterday (Sat) on the fringes of a protest against police brutality following the alleged assault of a young black man earlier this month.<p>As an estimated 2,300 protesters dispersed, including the footballer Lilian Thuram, small groups …

UK News

La vie en rose: 40 years of Pierre et Gilles – in pictures

From Boy George crossed with Krishna to Serge Gainsbourg as an imprisoned Santa, a new book traces four decades of brilliant images from the photographer and painter couple Pierre and Gilles

Photojournalism

French roadside cafe selling €13 meals handed prized Michelin star (but there's a twist)

The Bouche à Oreille cafe, a favourite lunchtime stopover for workers, in the town of Bourges, offers cheap and cheerful French classics like moules …

Restaurants

Paris authorities order volunteers to stop giving food to refugees

Parisian police have allegedly started ordering volunteers to stop giving out food and drink to refugees in certain parts of the French capital and …

Refugees

Watch The Chainsmokers' New 'Paris' Video: Watch

The Chainsmokers' "Paris" music video has arrived. Some woman is desperately sad, that much is true. The 'Smokers seem to be slightly sad, too, but …

Music

What to Do in London, Milan and Paris for the Fall 2017 Fashion Shows

With New York Fashion Week wrapping up, it’s time to get set for Europe.<p>Below are some of the most anticipated runway shows and footwear …

Fashion

Paris’s New Shopping Hot Spots

Although some cities have challenged Paris’s status as the world’s preeminent fashion capital, few would argue with the quality and diversity of its …

France

27 mouthwatering desserts everyone should try in France

France has always been a leader in the culinary industry. They're known for their breads, cheeses, and haute cuisine, and have done more for the world of food than you can imagine.<p>They perfected many difficult entrees, created several types of wine and Champagne, and, most importantly, invented …

Dessert

5 Tourist Attractions to Skip in Montreal | For Two, Please

Tickets for Two February 15, 2017<p>As Canada’s second largest city, Montreal is a phenomenal tourist destination. Its intriguing mix of French and …

Travel

She's been Drawing her Road Trips in Sketchbooks for 20 Years

<i>T</i>here’s something about art and travel that goes so well together, something that’s more romantic about taking out a moleskin notebook and drawing …

Travel

Paris is Burning: Riots Reach City Center

<i>Bienvenue a Paris!</i> Rioting in the French capital, has spread to the city center as police flee armed mobs.

France

Julien Martineau - A mandolin virtuoso from France (DB63)

Julien Martineau is a classical mandolin virtuoso from France that performs as a soloist in the world’s leading concert halls and festivals.<p>Julien …

Music