Paris, France: 10 reasons why you should visit now

The City of Light had a rough year in 2015, culminating with the terrorist attacks of Nov. 13. Tourism took a hit, at least in the short term, with airline and hotel bookings down, along with museum attendance. But none of that deterred me from going forward with my Paris vacation in early February (and a discounted fare of $900 offered by AirFrance during a two-day flash sale helped seal the deal). I found that this most magical of European capitals, long a tourist favorite, has lost none of its luster, and I enjoyed a vacation I will remember for years to come. We’ll always have Paris, and here are some reasons why.