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French Countryside Living: Finding Inspiration From French Women

HiP Paris Blog explores countryside womenWilliam Sun

When I moved from Paris to the French countryside two years ago, I knew I would miss things from the city- I just didn’t know exactly what those things would be. I was certain that country life would be enriching and come with added benefits; more space, a slower pace of life, fresh air, a nightly view of the starry sky, but I had no way of knowing that I would miss so much about my city life.

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HiP Paris Blog rounds up this October's events in Paris

October Events in Paris: Marché des Producteurs, Gauguin, Le Festival des Vins & More

Celebrate the crisp return of autumn with our picks of what’s on in the city this month. Also including a tour of the Montparnasse and the ASIA NOW Paris Asian Art Fair.

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HiP Paris Blog rounds up this Autumn's jazz events

Autumn Jazz Events in Paris: Jazz sur Seine, Blue Note Festival & Postmodern Jukebox

Fall is the season for jazz in Paris. The autumn leaves bring us the best jazz the city has to offer. Here are a few can’t miss shows to check out.

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HiP Paris Blog explores what it's like to move to Paris alone

Single in the City: Moving to Paris Tout Seul

Picking up and moving countries is tough no matter the circumstances, and expat life in Paris is hard (and also really awesome!) for all of us. But I believe there have been moments which were harder for me as someone who moved to Paris on my own.

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HiP Paris Blog checks out citizenM hotel

Business Travel Made Easy at CitizenM Hotel La Défense

Business folk (and savvy tourists looking for cheaper room rates) often choose to stay at La Défense for its convenient proximity to the multitude of French multinationals based there. It’s these travelers that Dutch hotel group citizenM (short for “Mobile Citizen of the World”) is hoping to attract with its first Paris hotel.

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HiP Paris Blog explores the fashion mom blues

The Expat Mom Experience: Paris Fashion Post-Baby

The air in Paris is getting cooler and the metro a little busier with Parisians restored from summer vacation, which signifies la rentrée is in full steam. September marks the unofficial start of a new year where to-do lists are acknowledged again and event calendars fill up. And if you are in a major city, September also marks Fashion Week.

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HiP Paris Blog rounds up the 7th arrondissement

Gems in the Gros Caillou: Newcomers Refresh Paris' 7th Arrondissement

The Gros Caillou (or “big pebble”) neighborhood spans from Invalides to the Champs de Mars in the 7th arrondissement. Recently opened businesses are revitalizing the district with their youthful energy.

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HiP Paris Blog rounds up what's on this September

September Events in Paris: Maison & Objet, FOOD Temple, and Cocktail Street

Summer may be over but there’s still plenty to do in Paris. Here are our picks of what’s on in the city this month. Featuring Bistronomie Club, La Biennale Paris and Polo & Pan at L’Elysée Montmartre.

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HiP Paris Blog explores dining with dogs in Paris

Under the Table: Dining with a Dog in Paris

Among the many surprises awaiting Americans dining in France is the near-universal acceptability of dogs in restaurants.

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