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Courtney Traub

Updated Articles and Resources

By Courtney Traub

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Review: L'as du Fallafel Restaurant Created: Monday, October 15, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      A review of L'as du Fallafel Restaurant in Paris, France, offering what many people consider the city's most delicious and distinctive falafel sandwich. It's a perfect street food for vegetarians a...
    • A Ghost-Town Paris...Replicated in China? Created: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Few would expect to find an imitation of Paris in China, but Tianducheng, a ghost town of sorts near Hangzhou, attempts just that. Read more here.
    • Paris Arts Notebook: Marc Chagall Retrospective in Review Created: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      A fascinating retrospective on Franco-Russian painter Marc Chagall was held in Paris in 2013. Read the exhibition review and learn more about Chagall.
    • Are Anti-Noise Regulations Turning Paris Into the City of Sleep? Created: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Recent anti-noise regulations are getting partyers in Paris down. Learn all about the recent regulations and how it affects nightlife revelry in Paris.
    • Paris Exhibits in Focus: Claude Monet, 1840-1926 Created: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      An unforgettable retrospective on French impressionist painter Claude Monet took place at Paris' Grand Palais in 2010-2011. Read the review here.
    • December Events in Paris Created: Sunday, November 25, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Visiting Paris at year-end? Consult our complete guide to the best December events in Paris, France,including seasonal festivals and exhibits." itemprop="description" Saturday, February 24, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      A profile and visitor's guide for the National Museum of Modern Art in Paris, France, which is situated on the 4th and 5th floors of the Centre Georges Pompidou and features one of the globe's rich...
    • Food Markets in the 11th Arrondissement of Paris Created: Thursday, January 13, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      A list of open-air food markets in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, France, including opening days and times." itemprop="description">> Monday, November 08, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      The Ile de la Cité in Paris is one two natural islands on the Seine River, and the historic center of Paris. The Ile de la Cité houses important monuments including Notre Dame Cathedr...
    • Paris in Two Days Created: Saturday, February 03, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      This two-day self-guided tour of Paris will provide 48 full and exciting hours in the City of Light, including Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, and more.
    • La Closerie des Lilas Created: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      La Closerie des Lilas is a café and restaurant in Paris, France famed for the literary greats that once set up shop here, including French poet Apollinaire and American novelist Ernest Hemin...
    • Claude Monet's House and Gardens at Giverny Created: Sunday, January 29, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      A detailed visitor's guide to the house and gardens of celebrated impressionist painter Claude Monet at Giverny, an ideal day trip from Paris.
    • Carnavalet Museum Profile and Visitor's Guide Created: Saturday, August 08, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      A visitor's guide to the Carnavalet Museum in Paris, France, whose permanent collection is open to the public free of charge and traces the history of Paris from the Gallo-Roman era through the pre...
    • Food Markets in the 6th Arrondissement of Paris Created: Thursday, January 13, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      A list of open-air food markets in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France, including opening days and times." itemprop="description">> Saturday, November 03, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Visiting Paris in November? Consult our guide to the best events in town this month, including festivals, exhibits and other seasonal happenings." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"...
    • Are Paris Car Rentals Worth the Trouble? Created: Thursday, July 01, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Wondering whether it's worthwhile to invest in a Paris car rental? Find out whether you may require a car rental during your trip and details on where to head to find a suitable and affordable vehicule.
    • In Pictures: Elegant Parisian Parks and Gardens Created: Saturday, April 07, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Wondering where to go take in some greenery in the city of light? Get inspired by taking a peek at this gallery showing some of the most beautiful Parisian parks and gardens, including the Jardin d...
    • Food Markets in the 5th Arrondissement of Paris Created: Thursday, January 13, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A list of open-air food markets in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, France, including opening days and times." itemprop="description">> Sunday, September 07, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Green metal book stands have long flanked the banks of the Seine River in Paris, France-- a real treat to browse on a long amble through the city center. Learn more about Paris' traditional Seine-s...
    • The Budget-Minded Traveler: Cheap Shopping in Paris Created: Sunday, July 01, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Looking to take away a piece of France's renowned fashion culture, but on a limited budget? Check out our list of ideas for cheap shopping in Paris.
    • Chez Gladines French Basque Restaurant Created: Sunday, May 20, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Chez Gladines is one of Paris' best budget-friendly restaurants and serves hearty, authentic French Basque and southwes-style dishes in a convivial and laid back setting.
    • Paris Culture 101: Ordering Popular Bakery Items Created: Sunday, March 02, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Food enthusiasts visiting Paris will want to procure delicious baguettes, croissant, or pastries from the local boulangerie. Find out how to navigate the traditional bakeries like a pro.
    • Best Falafel in Paris Created: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Curiously enough, Paris is home to some of the world's best versions of the falafel, a Middle Eastern pita sandwich that's native to countries including Israel, Lebanon and Syria. Find out where to...
    • Vedettes du Pont Neuf Boat Tours Created: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Vedettes du Pont Neuf is a tour operator offering daily boat tours along the Seine River in Paris, France. Visit this page for practical details on how to get tickets, operating hours, and the kind...
    • Guide to the 3rd Arrondissement in Paris Created: Thursday, January 28, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A succinct guide to the 3rd arrondissement (district) in Paris, France, including suggestions for what to see and do in the 3rd arrondissement." itemprop="description" Thursday, January 28, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A succinct guide to main sights and attractions in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, including the historic stock exchange (Bourse) and the Montorgueil neighborhood." itempr expr="$zTP='t3'" --> ite...
    • Guide to the 19th Arrondissement in Paris Created: Thursday, January 28, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A succinct guide to what to see and do in Paris' 19th arrondissement (district), a relatively unknown area of northeast Paris that features a sweeping romantic-style park, lively cinemas and a scie...
    • August Events in Paris Created: Sunday, August 05, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A guide to the best August events in Paris, including exhibits, festivals, and other special events." itemprop="description"> Friday, May 24, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Paris has been a center of LGBT cultural life for decades, and its nightlife scene is no exception. Here are our picks for the best gay, lesbian, and LGBT-friendly bars and clubs Paris has to offer...
    • The Père-Lachaise/Gambetta Neighborhood in Paris Created: Monday, August 16, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A comprehensive guide to the Pere-Lachaise/Gambetta neighborhood in Paris, France, a quiet stretch of northeastern Paris that has become preferred territory for artists' galleries, hip bars and clu...
    • Le Relais de Venise L'Entrecôte Restaurant in Paris Created: Sunday, September 06, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      About.com Paris Travel Contributor Jonathan James reviews traditional Paris steakhouse Le Relais de Venise - L'Entrecôte, which serves up some of Paris' best steak-frites (steak and french fr...
    • All About the Seine River in Paris Created: Monday, November 04, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      The Seine River, running through Paris, has a long and rich history and offers picturesque views, spots for relaxed picnics, and a route for memorable boat sightseeing cruises. Read more about how to enjoy this iconic river to the fullest.

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