Parisian Living

How to Spend an Alternative New Year’s Eve in Paris

If you’re looking to avoid the crowds and do something a little bit different this NYE, there are plenty of alternative events in Paris that are sure to make your night a memorable one.
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Paris Holiday Gift Guide: 5 Original Takes on Traditional French Gifts

I’m not really into the festive spirit, preferring just to be nice, generous, and jolly all year-round rather than for a couple of weeks every winter. However, I am excellent at buying gifts, always able to pick out the right one for the ...read more
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What to do in Paris in December

December is a busy month in Paris and your calendars are sure to be jam packed, perhaps with some of these events....read more
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Sundays in Paris: What to do on a Sunday in Montmartre

Montmartre locals are typically die-hard fans of their touristy-cum-quaint quartier. And we can’t disagree. Here are the 18ème addresses we love....read more
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Our Best Zero-Waste Personal Care Products From Paris

The French beauty industry is going green, introducing sustainable products that reduce packaging and waste while still giving my daily routine an illusion of elegance....read more
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What to do in Paris in November

It's November and it's time to do as the Parisians do and get your scarves out and enjoy what the city has to offer....read more
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Our 5 Favorite French Menswear Brands

Although it pains me to do so, I’m going to share with you below some of my favorite brands so that you too can be stopped in the street and asked where you got your flashy trousers or off-the-hook shirts....read more

Vacation Rentals for Those Who Don’t just Travel, they Experience.

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My Perfect Day in Paris – with “Cakeboy” Frank Adrian Barron

Over a porcelain pot of Sencha green tea and delicately frosted Korean sugar cookies, the ever-hospitable Cakeboy shared his dream day in Paris with us. ...read more
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Paris’ Best Gluten-Free Grocery Stores

In this installment of our Best of Gluten-Free in Paris series, we provide a guide to grocery stores that stock high-quality gluten-free items.Here are a few places we suggest checking out to stock up on gluten-free foods in the City of Light. ...read more
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Our Favorite Netflix Movies For Learning French

Whether you’re a Francophile, trying to learn French, or both, here are my favorite French films you can watch on Netflix....read more
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What’s New in Paris This Season?

Paris is the city that never sleeps! Here’s a rundown on some of the latest additions to the city, as well as those waiting to see light of day. ...read more
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A Perfect Day in Paris – with Carrie Anne James

After spending many years perfecting her French, teacher extraordinaire Carrie Anne James left her native California and took her French-teaching business French is Beautiful to Paris. Her warm smile makes her approachable as we discovered ...read more
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What to do in October in Paris

October is a busy month in Paris with plenty of events to keep you occupied before the weather really starts to cool....read more