29 February 2016

Eyes without a face

Almost everything inside this must-be-seen-to-be-believed shop is designed to trompe your œil.

27 February 2016

A queen's final stop

A medieval fortress on the river, the Conciergerie rises like a spectre over bouquiniste stalls, as imposing today as it was when Marie Antoinette was imprisoned there.

25 February 2016

24 February 2016

Let's sit here

Café chairs face outward so patrons can enjoy the ongoing street show of Everyday Life.

23 February 2016

22 February 2016

Chocolate-studded bliss

Fresh from the oven these brioches will fly off the countertops before they've had a chance to cool down.

19 February 2016

18 February 2016

Last days Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei's knockout exhibition "Shanhai jing" at Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche ends this Saturday.

16 February 2016

Year of the monkey

Paris is home to three Chinatowns, and this year's Chinese New Year parade in the 13th arrondissement went off without a hitch despite on/off rain.

15 February 2016

14 February 2016

13 February 2016

Be Mine

As Significant Others join lines in Paris chocolate shops today there will be no shortage of choices.

12 February 2016

Party animals

This Parisian-apartment-turned-taxidermist shop was used as a set for one of the party scenes in Woody Allen's film nostalgique, Midnight In Paris.

8 February 2016

6 February 2016

Le Grand Véfour

This starred gem, overseen by artist-chef Guy Martin, was a favorite of Napoléon and Josephine.

Above: ameuses-gueules; giant cheese cart

Le Grand Véfour
17 rue de Beaujolais 75001

5 February 2016

Ai Weiwei in Paris

Stunning works in bamboo and silk by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei are on exhibit for the first time in France at luxury department store Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche til February 20.

4 February 2016

2 February 2016

Inside out: Jaurès

The last of Line 2's above-ground stations is named after the founder of the French Socialist Party.