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One of the great joys of visiting Paris is weekend shopping at neighborhood food markets. Here are some of my favorites.
Each time I asked a vendor in the St. Jean-de-Luz market which ingredients they used for marmitako, they looked at me like I was, um, a fish out of water.
Don’t be seduced by the constellation of Michelin-starred restaurants in this foodie’s paradise. Here’s how to make your money — and your feast — go further.
Some of the best meals I have eaten in France have consisted of food I prepared myself. How to navigate the quirky kitchens of vacation rentals.
Being able to experience the rhythms of daily life in a rural French village is one of the joys of visiting Alsace. Here are others.
From the rubble of Alsace, survivors gathered the remains of World War II. Now objects donated by their descendants have been turned into a striking museum.
Solving the nation’s health care crisis goes far beyond turning back the latest Republican proposal. We need a system that not only provides quality health care, but also protects consumers’ rights.
Along the Route des Vins, visitors to Alsace can observe time-honored traditions, as Alsatians celebrate the vendange in the vineyards and villages.
Autumn is at once a celebration of abundance and a last hurrah. Here are aspects of life in France that we look forward to as fall unfolds.
For alpine scenery, few spots rival Mürren and Wengen, on either side of the Lauterbrunnen Valley. Here’s how to visit without breaking the bank.
If your home has become one of your most valuable assets, you might be tempted to sell and downsize. Just don’t assume that’s the best financial strategy.
Dotted with prehistoric caves, elaborate gardens, castles and limestone cliffs that overhang the Dordogne River, the Périgord has been a favorite since the time of the cave dwellers. In the medieval village of Saint-Cyprien, visitors can experience 21st-century life in rural France.