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If you missed the classic French film La Piscine at the Film Forum last summer, you still have a few chances to see it on the big screen at Metrograph this month. I think the reason that the restored film from 1969 ended up running for 18 weeks at Film Forum after only being scheduled […]

I’ve posted the directions on how to buy my Paris Guide in Instagram stories and in one of my Bon Weekend posts but it seems to be getting lost. Since people are always messaging me and asking how to buy it, I thought I should create a dedicated blog post so it’s easier to locate. […]

Ben and Jen Take Paris

07 . 27 . 22

Just in case you haven’t been following my Instagram stories, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have been in Paris with four of their children on a family holiday. It’s also a bit of a honeymoon since they just tied the knot in Las Vegas and a birthday trip to celebrate Jennifer’s 53rd birthday on Monday. […]

Would you like to own an historic French chateau that can also earn you money as an event space? If so, I present the Pavillon de Musique in Louveciennes, France that can be your for 60,000,000 Euros. Before I get to the details, I thought it would be interesting to outline how I came upon the Pavillon […]

Cour des Vosges

02 . 13 . 22

While I was working on my posts about the film France and 24 Place des Vosges, I came across a very chic hotel. Cour des Vosges sits at 19 Place des Vosges and is the only hotel with views of the square from every room. The 17th-century historic site is known as the Hôtel de […]

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that you never know what might be behind those large wooden doors in Paris. The last time I stayed in the City of Light, I rented an apartment at 8 rue du Pas de la Mule which happens to sit right next door to 24 Place des Vosges, the location […]

As soon as I saw the trailer for the new film France starring Léa Seydoux, I knew couldn’t wait to see her amazing fashions. France is currently available to stream on Kino Now before it opens to winder steaming release later this month. I watched last night and I think it might be my new […]

Editor’s Note: If you follow me on Instagram, you probably already know that I was dealing with a pretty bad case of food poisoning last week. It began Wednesday evening when I was working on this post. I’m happy to say that I’m finally feeling better and glad to be back at the blog. Last […]

Interior designer Timothy Corrigan posted photos of an 18th-century French chateau today that he was touring on behalf of a client. I love a mystery and couldn’t resist trying to find out more. One clue was that it was located south east of Paris and then someone commented that it was located in Burgundy. I […]

I rarely buy magazines anymore, I just read them online, but I’m glad I picked up the latest issue of Vogue while I was traveling last week. Featured inside is the treasure-filled French country house of John Galliano and Alexis Roche photographed by François Halard. He worked on the interiors with Daniel Slowik, formerly at […]

I had a completely different post ready for today and then I saw this apartment in Paris. I was supposed to be in Paris this month but everyone talked me out of an extended trip so I’m having fomo watching everyone else there on Instagram so Paris has already been on my mind. This 538 […]

When I visit Paris, I usually rent an apartment because I tend to stay at least 10 days. But I always keep a list of hotels for recommendations and will be adding the new Château Voltaire to the list when it opens in mid October. It is located in the 1st arrondissement which is quite […]

I enjoy following the Instagram account of Marna De la Orden who is the co-founder of Maria de la Orden which is a fashion and accessory line of “unique looks designed between Paris and Madrid in eco-friendly and original fabrics” with very reasonable prices. Her style is much more colorful than mine which I found […]

It feels like everyone is in Paris right now or just returned like my friend interior designer Andrew Brown. He and his partner Kip took a last minute trip to celebrate Andrew’s birthday. While they were in the City of Light, they took a day trip to Versailles where they quickly toured of the chateau […]

Have you always wondered what it would be like to live at Versailles? Well, now you can get your chance at the newly opened five-star Le Grand Contrôle Hotel from the Airelles hotel group which sits within the gates of Versailles. Le Grand Contrôle was built in 1681 by Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Louis XIV’s favourite architect […]

I feel like I’m definitely going to have Stendhal Syndrome the next time I go to Paris. For those who aren’t familiar with this illness, it’s is “a psychosomatic condition involving rapid heartbeat, fainting, confusion and even hallucinations, allegedly occurring when individuals become exposed to objects, artworks, or phenomena of great beauty.” Another opening in […]

Sally Perrin of Perrin Paris and Casa Torre Careyes has been back in Paris for a few weeks and I love following along the city as she posts Stories on Instagram. Recently, she posted an art gallery that had taken over an empty hôtel particulier. The group show Grand Ménage put on by Clearing Gallery […]