Paris

Apartment Garden of the Day: Hanging Out the Window

It's a garden, it's a blind, it's something we should have thought of years ago.

What Your Skyline Says About Your City

The physical space reveals something deeper about a place.

Product of the Day: Canned City Air

Get a whiff of a place you miss.

Data-Mining a City's Visual Identity

Researchers train an algorithm to tell us why Paris looks like Paris.

Paris Metro System Forced to Admit Parisians Act Like Jerks

A series of ads aims to restore civility to the Paris subway.

The Geography of James Bond

Who's been to more cities, you or 007?

Confirmed Stereotype of the Day: Brazilians Love to Dance

The World Cities Culture Report came out today, and most of what you thought is true.

Timelapse of the Day: A Trip Around Paris

Mayeul Akpovi's cameras travel as they shoot, sliding through the freeze-framed city.

The Promotional Video Olympics

The ridiculous advertisements for Paris, Moscow, and New York make us think London deserved the win.

European Bikeshare Rankings: Who Comes Out on Top?

The Dutch are in dead last, and one program stands above the rest.

Urban Farming on the Streets of Paris

Designs for greenhouses that would fit between buildings and grow, among other things, bananas.

In Paris, Graffiti Gets a Welcome Sign

One of the city's districts has made street art a central part of its identity.

The Fun Is Real But the Beach Is Not

Urban beaches offer the pleasures of the seaside without the cost of getting there.

Bookstore Protectionism: Where it Works, and How

In some places, governments consider independent bookstores a vital part of the urban fabric.

9 Utterly Bizarre Museums

Voodoo, skulls, tattooed skin and more oddities from cities around the world.

Confessions of a Straphanger

Travel writer Taras Grescoe on the joys of public transportation.

Building a Better Bus Stop

In Paris, a glimpse at what could be.

A Peep at 10 of the World's Most Popular Red Light Districts

Where urban morals, margins, and mainstream converge — under cover of a neon glow.

Travel Advice of the Day: Head to Las Vegas, or Hanoi

Trip Advisor ranks the cheapest and most expensive vacation cities for Americans this summer.