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Les Foodies: The hot new address in the Marais

Photos: (C) Les Foodies  Internationally renowned for its thriving restaurant scene, the Marais often leads the way in Paris foodie trends – so we always sit up and take notice when a new place opens… Read more

20 Questions with CEO of VINGT Paris, Susie Hollands

The founder and CEO of VINGT Paris, Susie Hollands, has lived in Paris since 2003 – during which time she has advised countless clients not only on the best neighbourhoods but also where to enjoy… Read more

Snow turns Paris into a winter wonderland

With the heaviest snowfall for 30 years last month, Paris was transformed into a winter wonderland! Here, we share a few of our favourite photos (simply click on each image to move onto the next… Read more

OUR ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO THE MARCHÉ AUX PUCES: PART TWO

Further to our recent article on the Marché aux Puces, the sprawling antiques market in the north of Paris, here we bring you the low-down on each section. So whether it’s a sunburst mirror, an… Read more

Our essential guide to the Marché aux Puces: Part One

One of the largest flea markets in the world, the Marché aux Puces, in the northern suburb of Saint-Ouen, is the perfect place to seek out everything from vintage clothing and old vinyl to antique… Read more

20 of the best… hip & happening hotels in Paris

From a rumoured refuge of Kanye West to a hotel that’s a Mecca for artists and another with a renowned rooftop terrace, here we bring you a few of the coolest places to stay in… Read more

20 of the best… discreet luxury hotels in Paris

For the discerning traveller looking for style and substance over blow-the budget bling, there are plenty of options in Paris. From Haussmannian hotspots and private mansions to cutting-edge design, here’s a few of our favourites… Read more

Foodie favourites on the rue des Martyrs

One of the best foodie streets in Paris, the rue des Martyrs has become a must-visit destination for those in search of the finest French fare. Here, long-time local resident Caroline Harrap picks out five… Read more

20 Questions with war correspondent Janine di Giovanni

An award-winning war reporter, author and international speaker on foreign policy, Janine di Giovanni has lived in Paris for many years. The author of nine books, her last, The Morning They Came For us: Dispatches… Read more

20 of the best… blow-the-budget hotels in Paris

If you’re looking for somewhere special to stay, it’s no surprise that Paris is home to some of the most exclusive hotels in the world. From private terraces and underground pools to Michelin cuisine, here’s our… Read more

10 of the best rooftop bars

On a clear, starry evening, what could be better than sipping a glass of chilled Champagne with a panoramic view over Paris? Here we bring you 10 of our favourite places to do just that… Read more

20 arrondissements in just one day

Running from dawn until dusk, and covering almost 60km, the annual expedition taking in all 20 of the Paris arrondissements is no walk in the park – but there is no better way to get… Read more

20 Questions with Paris blogger Yanique Francis

Best-known for her popular blog, My Parisian Life, providing an insider’s guide to the city, Yanique Francis is also an event and wedding planner and a budding wellness practitioner. Here the former New-Yorker reveals a… Read more

Japanese Gardens: An oasis of order and calm

Text: Anna Bromwich Paris has long had a fascination with all things Japanese, as borne out by the number of gardens in this style that are sprinkled across the city… Read more

Where to go in Paris for an al-fresco swim

We may not have a coastline in Paris, but there’s still the opportunity to enjoy an outdoor swim, if you know where to go. Here we reveal a few of the best spots…  Read more

20 questions with author Andrew Hussey OBE

An English author, academic and historian, Andrew Hussey OBE has lived in Paris for many years. His best-selling book about the city, Paris – The Secret History, received widespread acclaim, and his latest release, The… Read more

My favourite Paris…

With her new novel, Paris Mon Amour, praised for its vivid sense of the ‘real’ Paris, author Isabel Costello knows a thing or two about life in the French capital. Here she shares with us her… Read more

VINGT Paris’ Top 10 Tips to Buy Property in Paris

Before your search: Take a long-term view based on your personal circumstances, the financing required, how much personal use to reserve and how much rental time to allow (if any) and whether you plan to… Read more

Unspoken rules: Où est le feu?

Words: Richard Price     Images: VINGT Paris I have never tired of trying to figure out what it is that makes the French unique.  That is a delicate way of saying that I am endlessly frustrated… Read more

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