Nothing compares to Paris, the world capital of romance. A sense of joie d’vivre perfumes its streets and avenues, making it a prized destination for centuries of artists, poets, writers, sculptors and philosophers, ranging from Oscar Wilde and Paul Gauguin to Jay Z and Kanye West.
Whether you choose to spend your days walking the Left Bank and taking in the sights, visiting chic shops like Colette or Maison Kitsune, or absorbing the art of the Louvre, there is no wrong way to do Paris. “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you”, Hemingway once wrote, “for Paris is a moveable feast.”
Home to some of the finest food, wine, fashion and nightlife in the world, this meal for the senses should be enough to satiate you for a lifetime.
Facing the Eiffel Tower, this hotel is a noble affair hidden behind the doors of discretion itself in trendy Trocadéo. A truly Parisian residency, these luxury apartments offer a fashionable abode of designer prose, where classicism has been tamed by contemporary coolness thanks to Putman, Maxalto and Vitra.read more
An 1850s private mansion that flirts with neo-classical romance and a bohemian, private members clubhouse vibe, as designed by Jacques Garcia, just off Rue du Faubourg Saint- Honoré. Some 120 artisans were commissioned to create this smooth, bespoke petit-palace of ornate elegance, a hotel that will age gracefully and is set to become a legend of luxury.read more
Creating standout dishes on the culinary playing fields of the world’s gastronomic capital, Paris, is no easy task – achieving this and gaining his second Michelin star within 12 months is proof that Executive Chef Jérôme Banctel is setting a fresh and innovative benchmark for dining in France at Le Gabriel, La Réserve Paris Hotel and Spa.read more
No longer the eyesore of Paris’s 10th Arrondissement, the newly renovated Gaîté Lyrique is a pulsating centre of digital art, music and electronics. The original building was constructed in 1862 and was a visual declaration of Napoleon Bonaparte’s showy extravagance. Over the next 100 years it fell into a slow decline.read more
Sure, Paris offers some of the finest dining in the world, but what about finding the ingredients to create your own gastronomic experience? In the small L’Épicerie de Bruno, located on the Rue Tiquetonne, Bruno Jerry offers some of the most exotic herbs and spices in the city.read more
La Réserve, one of Paris’ most intimately exclusive luxury hotels, maintains a sense of yesteryear grandeur in all that they do. Their latest development is one that now makes them utterly unique throughout all of Paris – each of their 40 suites has a personal, private butler.read more
Fabulous art exhibition ‘The Water Lilies. American Abstract Painting and the last Monet’, at Musée de l'Orangerie Paris, France.read more