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.

Springtime in Paris… Revisited

March 2014 – In January and February France Revisited fell silent as snowfall in the American northeast, where I spent four weeks on a...

My French Life, the Interview

Dec. 2011. Some much appreciated recognition came knocking at my screen this month, one via from California, the other via Melbourne, Australia. First the California-based North...

Paris Writers News Interviews Gary Lee Kraut

April 2011 – I’m normally the one asking the questions, but for an interview now appearing on the literary blog Paris Writers Notes, editor...

Love Locks on the Bridges of Paris

Some see them as graffiti, others view them as symbols of love placed at the heart of a romantic city. They are the love locks of Paris, attached to historic bridges over the River Seine. A France Revisited audio-slideshow.
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.

On the Lecture Circuit: My Mother Is French

I normally speak to groups that invite me because they're interested in the subject of my talk, whether some aspect of travel, wine, culture, writing or travel journalism. But at this recent event the group didn’t have any prior interest in France as far as I could tell, so I was unsure about the best approach to speak to them about the country where I live.

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.
Montsec American Monument, France. Photo GLK.

The American Traveler and the First World War Sights in France

Between America First and me first there isn't much daylight for a national history lesson. Nevertheless, you don't have to be a war buff or a history buff to visit American-related First World War sights in France and to understand how they relate to our place in the world today.

Translate this, d’Artagnan: The response

Here, in no particular order, are the top ten translations from France Revisited’s Translate This, D’Artagnan! competition. It was a tough assignment, not only because we callously...

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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