Paris is a city of museums and it’s also a city of fashion … so it’s little surprise that the City of Light does fashion museums particularly well! Read on for the five destinations that put the art into artisanry … Palais Galliera, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris This glamorous Beaux-Arts-style […]

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Those who are only just beginning their journey of discovering the delights of Paris might originally dream about visiting in spring, when the city is at its prettiest, its muted canvas a backdrop for pink pops of cherry blossom and lilac daubs of wisteria; or fantasise about being in Paris in summer, when the sun […]

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If you’re in Paris this weekend, you’re in for a treat … a.k.a the annual Heritage Days. If not? Schedule a future holiday to coincide with the third weekend of September, for this is when Paris (and the rest of France) celebrate the Journées du Patrimoine. On these Heritage Days, many historic yet private buildings […]

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One of history’s most influential (not to mention infamous) leaders, Catherine de Medici still enthralls and intrigues the world five hundred years after her birth. Case in point: The Serpent Queen, the new period drama series based on Leonie Frieda’s best-selling biography, Catherine de Medici: Renaissance Queen of France. In 1533, the Florentine heiress, aged […]

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