Reunion Island: Hiking over volcanoes on France’s island of fire

JEvery step needs to be considered. Sometimes the hiking shoes threaten to slip on wet basalt rock, which is wrinkled like elephant skin. Sometimes razor-sharp stone peaks protrude from the ground, lava formations cooled one of the five eruptions last year. The strenuous route leads to the 2631-meter-high Piton de la Fournaise, the mostly dormant […]

Fashion week: Saint Laurent true to codes

The parades Saint Laurent take place each season at the foot of the Eiffel Tower on the Trocadéro side. This time, the huge structure hosting the show is covered with mirrors that reflect the image of the Iron Lady who casts it at nightfall. Inside, on a thick beige carpet, the models see their steps […]