Paris

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A Guide to the Marais

The Marais is my favorite neighborhood in Paris. I lived there for two years and it’s still where my husband and I try to find an apartment each time we visit. The Marais, meaning marsh in French, includes the 3rd and 4th arrondissements and offers 17th-century architecture, the city’s best […]

City, Paris

Guide to Paris Part Deux

Part two of my Paris Guide includes hip hotels, mouthwatering markets and splendid day trips to take your trip from touristy to transcendent. Whether you’ve been once, ten times, or never, there’s always a reason to pine for Paris. Areas like Montmartre, with its narrow roads winding up the hillside, […]

Hotels, Paris

Paris Hotels for Different Personalities

Those who travel to Paris theses days are spoiled for choice when it comes to accommodations. Thanks to a flurry of new boutique hotels, apartment rentals and a much anticipated luxury hotel unveiling, there has never been a wider variety of options in the city and great choices exist in every quartier. […]

City, Paris

A Marais Walking Tour

By Justin Chiotti Situated on the right bank, the Marais is one of the most historic and beautifully preserved areas of Paris. Marais is French for marsh or swamp and the area was first drained and settled by the Knights of the Templar in the 1300s. Today, the Marais is home to aristocratic mansions […]