Notes from an author: Elaine Sciolino on Paris

Tales abound in the City of Light, though one of its greatest secrets isn't in the metropolis at all. Follow the Seine straight to the source to reveal one of the French capital's forgotten histories.

What's new around Paris's Seine

Is the French capital’s watery artery the coolest quartier around? Forget the Left and Right Banks — the Seine itself is the place to be

Eight top places to eat tarte tatin in the UK and France

Our pick of the best places to sample the classic French dessert tarte tartin, both in the UK and in the country of its birth, France.

Welcome to Paris, the city of artisans

There's a reason the term 'artisan' carries such respect in Paris — stepping into the ateliers of the capital's clique of traditional craftspeople reveals the City Of Lights at its most brilliant.

A teen in Paris

Careful planning pays off as a mother and her teenage fashionista daughter hit the French capital for some serious shopping (and a bit of culture).

Directors' cut: When Hollywood meets hospitality

Baz Luhrmann is the latest cinematic auteur to dabble in design, joining the likes of Hollywood greats David Lynch and Wes Anderson

Ask the experts: Paris on a budget

Need advice for your next trip? Are you after recommendations, tips and guidance? We’ve got the answers…

Family travel: Disneyland Paris

Take your kids away for an ultimate quick getaway to Disneyland Paris, where the ease of the Eurostar and the magic of Mickey Mouse pleases parents and kids alike — if you don’t mind the odd queue

Pop-ups in Paris

Eat, drink and dance at Paris’s derelict railway site pop-ups — just don’t go off the rails.

City life: Paris

Turn your passion for Paris into an everlasting love affair by exploring its quirky attractions, from a 'garden nightclub' to a subterranean necropolis and the world's biggest hot air balloon

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