Every summer in Paris since 2002, a full-fledged beach complete with sand, parasols, games, and even beachside cafes is set up on stretches of the Seine River.
Every summer, Parisians traipse to the ultramodern Parc de la Villette in north Paris with blankets and lawn chairs to take advantage of an open-air movie theatre installed temporarily. The open-air cinema, or "cinéma en plein air", is generally free and hosts at least one show each evening for a month, with a program chock full of both classics and recent hits.
A guide to the best August events in Paris, including exhibits, festivals, and other special events.
Recent anti-noise regulations are getting partyers in Paris down. Learn all about the recent regulations and how it affects nightlife revelry in Paris.
Parisian insider Linda Nyirenda's guide to navigating summer and winter sales in Paris, France, including tips on how to make the best finds during "les soldes".
Known as one of Paris's most charming-- and quirky-- places to wander, the Montmartre district crowns the city, situated in the hilly heights to the north.
French filmmaker Claude Chabrol was a prolific filmmaker best known for his dark observations on the human condition. Read about his life and death here.
A page dedicated to news on rail workers' strikes in France and how the actions might affect travelers.
A guide to the Paris neighborhood known as La Chapelle or Little Sri Lanka, home to a large and vibrant Sri Lankan community, restaurants and shops offering authentic cuisine and goods from the region.
A detailed visitor's guide to the house and gardens of celebrated impressionist painter Claude Monet at Giverny, an ideal day trip from Paris.