There’s something slightly surreal about Paris in the summer months. It’s not only that the days feel impossibly long, then almost seamlessly stretch into (often […]
Planning a Trip to France? Avoid These Major Mistakes.
As someone who’s written about France and its capital for a good part of their career, my inbox often fills with emails from readers about […]
Looking for a Good Virtual Tour of Paris? Start With These.
When the world was turned upside-down by a minuscule, spike-covered virus, in 2020, many of us who take joy in travel had to find creative […]
The Palais Royal in Paris: A Haven From the Crowds
It may be just a few hundred feet away from the Louvre, the buzzing epicenter of tourism in the French capital. It may house a […]
Best Small Museums in Paris: 10 Quiet Gems You Shouldn’t Overlook
The first time I set foot inside the Louvre Museum, I had already been living in Paris for three or four years. The guests I […]
These 5 Places in Paris Aren’t Usually Associated With African-American History. They Should Be.
“It’s a great city, Paris, a beautiful city––and––it was very good for me.”– James Baldwin, Another Country (1962) One of the most singular and important […]