Savory crepe at Breizh cafe in Paris, France. Image: Courtney Traub/All rights reserved.

Some of the Best Crepes in Paris: A Few Favorites

  Crepes are one of the world’s great democratic foods. They’re inexpensive, often portable, and remarkably adaptable: as easily enjoyed by meat eaters as by vegetarians, and ranging from hearty and simple to […]

Medieval Paris: A Self-Guided Tour of 5 Intriguing Places

During the 19th century, the Baron George-Eugène Haussmann gutted much of what had been medieval Paris-– forging the iconic skyline and enormous, grandiose boulevards we now (wrongly) tend to think of as timeless. […]

Edith Piaf was born in Paris; for fans of "la mome", there are several key sites to see in the French capital. Image credit: Piano Piano/Creative Commons 2.0

Seeking Edith Piaf in Paris? Visit These 4 Places

  Affectionately dubbed “the little sparrow” and “la môme” (the kid) in France, Edith Piaf is a musical legend who has (rather surprisingly?) resonated with successive generations of listeners. Thanks in part to Olivier […]