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Pickleball is taking over. I played tennis in high school — in a more scattershot but still deeply obsessed way since then — and so fought against it as long as possible, but here’s the thing: It’s too fun. Resistance is futile. When I left grad school for France earlier....

Wondering what time is it in Paris? The answer is: The time comes courtesy of the Time & Date website, which is great. While you’re here, I hope you’ll take a look around this website, which is written by me, a travel writer living between Paris and the U.S. I....

Taylor Swift in Lyon was amazing. If you can go to one of the remaining ERAS tour dates — go!! Undoubtedly one of the best musical experiences of my life. I bought my ticket last summer for a ridiculous €140. Do I regret not buying a ticket for a friend?....

An overview of 11 notable spots in Paris, including eateries and bars. Highlights are the warm ambiance of Le Progrès, delectable mozzarella sandwiches at Mmmozza, affordable classic French dishes at Bouillon Pigalle, revered crêpes at Breizh, and a stylish bar scene at Bar Nouveau. Also noted are Café Charlot and....

What is cool! Everyone’s cool is different from everyone else’s — so when I say this is the list of the coolest places to go in Paris, I definitively mean that it is my list. Ergo: more bookstores than restaurants, more shops than bars. Your list will be different from....

I’ve lived in Paris longer than I’ve played pickleball in Paris — but after two years on and off in the US, pickleball has weirdly become one of my favorite activities, so I’ve become dedicated to figuring out where to play it here.

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Wondering where to stay in Paris on a budget? I have some ideas.

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Iowa City is a funny little place: a small city with a major-league cultural side — there’s more than enough to keep you busy while you’re in town, whether it’s for a weekend or a semester. (It’ll help if you like to read.) Category 1: Activities! 1. Catch an Author....

Paris changes radically depending on its weather, and what’s blooming — or not. Here, you’ll find a quasi-chronological look at the city over the span of seven years, for an anecdotal take on when you’ll see cherry blossoms, fall color, and brilliant flowers at the Jardin des Plantes (noted here....

Paris loves taxes. Loves them! They (literally) make the trains run on time, and fund the libraries, and support that wild and expansive social safety net we Americans keep hearing about. Now, with the Olympics coming up, those taxes are going up — at least one of them will definitely....

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