Monday
Sep022019

Latest Paris Museum Updates 

Renovations, closures, reopenings, and other recent Paris museum news, including the question of the season: "How do I get into the Louvre?"

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Saturday
Aug312019

The New Liberation of Paris Museum

The entrance to the museum on the Place Denfert-Rocherau, 14th.

"We hope to inspire visitors to think about the stakes behind these combats, which have singular resonance today." - SYLVIE ZAIDMAN, MUSEUM DIRECTOR

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Wednesday
Aug212019

A Historic Working Farm on the Edge of Paris 

A century ago there were over a hundred farms in and around Paris producing fruits and vegetables for the city's markets. Today, aside from community gardens, there are only a handful of working farms in the immediate suburbs of Paris. One of them is La Ferme Ouverte, located at the end of metro line 13 in Saint Denis. 

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Sunday
Aug112019

“Made in France” at Les Halles

Despite its expensive facelift with a fancy canopy, the 1970s-era Forum des Halles shopping mall isn’t the ideal place to shop in Paris unless you’re looking for international chain stores. But there are two exceptions to the rule: Sept-Cinq and the aptly-named L'Exception.

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Wednesday
Jul172019

Are you sure you know the drinking laws in France?

There’s so much confusion over the laws about drinking alcohol in France, from the legal drinking age to where and when you can consume alcohol in public in Paris, that I thought it was time to lay it all out for you.

First, the legal drinking age for ALL alcoholic beverages in France is 18.

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Monday
Jul152019

A Tour of Ground Control at Gare de Lyon

If you haven’t yet been to Ground Control, imagine an enormous, disaffected hangar behind Paris' Gare de Lyon train station transformed into a community space for locals, families, visitors, the “libres et curieux”, where you can eat, shop, celebrate, learn and make art, all in a spirit of sustainability, solidarity, cultural exchange, and camaraderie.

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