Impressions

Sometimes we set aside the practical and the informative to provide personal impressions, stories, vignettes, editorials, commentary, poems, photographic oddities and other eclectic, original material.

Still Life with Eiffel Tower

My friend Monique is tall, thin, recently single, and recently blonde. She’s invited me to a play at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, 8:30 curtain....

To Those (Re)Considering coming to Paris

The terrorist attacks in Paris and Saint-Denis on November 13 killed 130 people and left hundreds more wounded. The immediate target was joie de vivre in the City of Light: the pleasure of sharing a drink or a meal with friends, of listening to music, of strolling down the street, of kissing on the sidewalk, of men and women mingling and dressing freely, of gathering comfortably with strangers, of being young in years or young at heart, of openly celebrating life. Those are all things that you, the visitor and the return traveler, look forward to when you imagine (re)visiting Paris.
Statue of Liberty in the Luxembourg Garden, Paris. Photo Va-nu-pieds

Va-nu-pieds: April in Paris

Va-nu-pieds, the barefoot photographer, visits Lady Liberty on Ile aux Cygnes and in the Luxembourg Garden.

It may be January but it’s still Paris

A rare view of ice on Canal Saint-Martin.   Winter sky over gray rooftop.  

Travel and Travel Writing Beyond the Clichés, the Lecture

To France Revisited readers in New York City. On Feb. 8 I’ll be giving a lecture entitled “Travel and Travel Writing Beyond the Clichés:...

Zorro, Le Musical

Paris, February 2010—I get a thrill whenever I walk into the Folies Bergères, past its Art Deco façade and into its kitsch lobby that...

Paris, the world’s largest image

March 13, 2010 - Paris is now officially the world's largest image, in pixels that is. It's 26 gigapixels are sure to be beat in the future as the pixel race continues (Paris took the title from Dresden), so enjoy it now while you can still say you saw the world's biggest. Take a virtual interactive tour here

Memorial Day Ceremony at the Escadrille Lafayette Memorial Near Paris

The Escadrille La Fayette Memorial, 6 miles west of the center of Paris, honors the flying corps comprised of American pilots who, having volunteered to take part in the First World War under French, lost their lives in aerial combat. Sixty-eight of them are entombed below in a wide semi-circular crypt. The monument is easily accessible from by suburban train.
La Tour Eiffel / The Eiffel Tower. Photo Va-nu-pieds.

Va-nu-pieds: The Eiffel Tower

The barefoot French photographer Va-nu-pieds expresses the can-can-like joy of seeing the Eiffel Tower, even if for the umpteenth time.

Private Paris & France Tours

Award-winning travel writer and editor Gary Lee Kraut is the go-to guy for individuals and agencies seeking personalized tours, events and advice in Paris and throughout France.

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