History of Paris

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5 Stunning French Paintings that Depict Paris (& Transport You There)

This week, we framed and hung a new print to liven up a blank wall in our house: an enigmatic painting from Marc Chagall that subtly plunges you into the […]

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Wandering Paris’ Saint-Germain-des-Prés Neighborhood (Past and Present)

Put on your Sunday best and head over to Saint-Germain-des-Prés, an upscale Parisian neighborhood with centuries-old literary, revolutionary and artistic roots. Situated on the left bank of the Seine River– just […]

How to Enjoy Paris Gay Pride (Marche des Fiertés LGBT+) in 2020?

Summer in the French capital necessarily means festivals and music filling the streets, the long days seeming to stretch out even further amid the joyful din. And what better way […]

Paris' Montparnasse Cemetery is a lovely place to stroll and contemplate. Image: Courtney Traub/All rights reserved

A Stroll Through Montparnasse Cemetery in Paris

Opened in 1824, Montparnasse Cemetery sits on a site that was once occupied by three farms, in what was then a rural, sleepy corner of southern Paris. Home to the […]

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