The elegant home of an Italian author has had its doors opened to guests, writes Caroline Baum.
From queuing for hours for the Eiffel Tower to overdosing on 12 per cent beer, here are the things to avoid in the French capital.
Lysandra Fraser loved her Contiki tour and always packs Vegemite.
One persuasive argument in favour of city passes is that they allow you to bypass ticket queues.
The level of service at the Athenaeum Hotel in Mayfair was like nothing else.
The question I'm most often asked about travel is this: Can you recommend a charming small hotel in Paris? I don't get asked for the name of a 'charming small' hotel in London, New York or Shanghai.
A return economy class fare costs at least $200 more to fly from either Australian city to London than it does to Paris.
Lee Atkinson takes a walk through the world's biggest underground garage in Alsace.
Charming and enchanting, Europe's city of fashion, art, culture and romance is a favourite for many, many times over. From haute cuisine to haute couture, Paris seduces with its museums of masterpieces, its tantalising political history, its chic cafes and aroma of sophistication. Home to some of the most famous past and present, this city is the epicentre of style, taste and the 'nouveau'.