Musée Carnavalet

Paris has long inspired artists — painters, writers and, above all, poets. Nobody who loves beauty as much as words can fail to wax lyrical about the City of Light. Read on for a poetic Parisian tour — and to find the ideal locations for swooning over your favourite poèmes. Charles Baudelaire & Île Saint-Louis […]

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In French, the word for pink is rose, a flower-inspired moniker that goes back to the Latin of Roman times (and those pleasure-loving Romans, with their decadent petal-laden parties). But, as a shade, pink wasn’t really a ‘thing’ in France until the 18th century. Before that, it was simply a lighter version of red — […]

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You can order delicious chocolats chauds all over Paris. Blends of steaming creamy milk whisked through with melted chocolate for a luscious effect. Often served with a side of Chantilly cream because, well, pourquoi pas? But you ideally want your ambience to be as sumptuous as the drink itself. Read on for five spots that […]

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