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From Bikram to Vinyasa Flow: Paris’ Best Yoga Studios

From Bikram to Vinyasa Flow: Paris' Best Yoga Studios

The YogaFactory

Many people will say that the best way to explore Paris is by walking the city. Why go underground to travel if there is so much beauty to take in, from hidden passageways to grand boulevards? But all that walking also means sore feet and tight hamstrings. Luckily, there is now a booming yoga scene in Paris.

From Bikram to Vinyasa Flow: Paris' Best Yoga Studios

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The new faces of Paris' Caulaincourt quartier

Caulaincourt Village

While some areas of Paris seem to be losing their character to gentrification and chain shops, there are still corners of the city that retain a true neighborhood spirit. A perfect example of one of these “villages” hugs the northern side of Montmartre along rues Caulaincourt and Custine, mixing tradition with new faces.

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France rallies against food waste

Anti-Gaspillage in France

While the idea of requesting a doggy bag in a restaurant feels foreign to the French, steps towards reducing food waste are a source of national pride. Many restaurants will now provide doggy bags to customers. The initiative is the result of a growing anti-food waste movement, which has lead to new legislation across the country.

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Paris' best monuments, museums, and cafés through the eyes of a travel writer

A Travel Writer's Paris

Visitors see Paris as a giant playground, an outdoor museum with amazing food and wine, as the most inspirational city in the world. Visitors may be right. As a travel writer, however, I see Paris a bit differently. It’s my business to know what’s happening under the surface, to distinguish the good from the less good.

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We round up our favorite March happenings around Paris.

March Events in Paris

Omnivore World Tour, Hôtel Bohême Salon de Créateurs, Le Fooding Priceless Souper at Buvette, Gramatik at Le Zénith, Velvet Underground Exhibition at La Philharmonie, and Seydou Keita at the Grand Palais

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A weekend jaunt through the rustic streets of Rouen.

Rouen Roaming

On a bright, clear day in October I took the early morning bus to Rouen, where you can spend the day exploring several of the most impressive gothic churches in France, antique and artisan shops, a 14th century astronomical clock tower, and restaurants serving buttery Norman indulgences and Calvados to warm up with.

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A Brooklyn doughnut maker's move to Paris

Doughnuts in Paris

I was working as a pastry chef in Brooklyn when I met my now-husband, Leo. While I didn’t realize we would get married in less than a year, I did secretly wish my Frenchman would whisk me away to the land of pastries, cheese, and wine. And here I am, writing this from my Parisian apartment in Montmartre and launching a doughnut start-up.

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Valentine's day 2016 in Paris.

Valentine's Day Itineraries

Paris, the City of Amour, is perhaps the most idyllic place to spend Valentine’s Day. But it’s much more than breathtaking vistas overlooking the Seine and its quiet cobbled passages ways. Design your own unique and très romantique lovers’ day by following in the footsteps of love on these three offbeat itineraries.

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We round up our favorite February happenings around Paris.

February Events in Paris

Les Jeudis Arty, HOPUP D’HIVER I Les Dîners Bons, Paris Face Cachée, Jean-Michel Alberola at Palais de Tokyo, Helena Almeida at Jeu de Paume, Jamie XX @ Zenith.

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