Katrina Lawrence

Paris is the kind of city that welcomes anyone, at any age or life stage. You can be happily solo, wandering whichever way your fancy takes you, immersing yourself in the city’s rich history. Or you can visit with a gaggle of girlfriends, and shop and dance your days and nights away. Paris can be […]

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Marie Antoinette — a villain to some, victim to others — is endlessly fascinating. The ghost of France’s last queen has haunted myriad books, countless hours of screen time. The latest quest to understand this much-maligned but also much-admired woman is Marie Antoinette, an eight-part television series co-produced by the BBC and Canal+. Read on […]

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‘Actually, Paris is the most beautiful in the rain.’ So says Léa Seydoux’s character Gabrielle to Owen Wilson’s Gil at the end of Midnight in Paris, before they walk away from the Pont Alexandre III, toward a glimmering future together. If you’re as similarly misty-eyed in your Paris outlook (well, if you’re a regular visitor […]

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There are atmospheric eateries all over Paris, serving up hearty, feel-good fare that warms your soul as much as your stomach. Here are just some to add to your Paris in Winter itinerary … Au Petit Suisse This ultra-charming restaurant, dating back to 1791, is an absolute treasure. There’s a lovely terrace on which to […]

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