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The Big Mamma Group’s Newest (and Biggest) Venture La Felicità

HiP Paris Blog covers the opening of the Big Mamma Group's La Felicita

The Big Mamma Group has done it again. And how their latest venture, La Felicità – their 7th, newest, and biggest restaurant in Paris – can be trumped is anyone’s guess. La Felicità (which means happiness in Italian) comes in at 4500m(including 1000m2 of terrace) with 1000 seats, also claiming the title as the biggest restaurant in Europe.

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HiP Paris Blog discovers the organic coffee and tea of La Main Noire

La Main Noire: Elevating Paris' Coffee (and Tea) Scene

The latest addition to the Australian school of how-to-start-your day is La Main Noire Collective a group of coffee professionals and devotees who cite Australian coffee and brunch culture as their main inspiration in their quest to “enhance the Parisian café scene with new ideas and products.”

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The green movement in Paris has recently gone one step further with the city’s first Vegan Concept Store, Aujourd’hui Demain.

Aujourd’hui Demain, Paris’ First Vegan Concept Store

The continued growth of vegetarian restaurants and speciality shops in Paris is proving to be much more than a passing trend as an increasing amount of Parisians are swapping out their steak-frites for a bol végé. The green movement in Paris has recently gone one step further with the city’s first Vegan Concept Store, Aujourd’hui Demain.

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Gare du Nord and its environs are in the midst of an exciting transformation and for the 200 million travelers it serves annually, it's not a moment too soon.

Gare du Nord: Paris Revamps Railway Hood

Gare du Nord and its environs are in the midst of an exciting transformation and for the 200 million travellers it serves annually, it’s not a moment too soon.

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Located on the otherwise unremarkable end of the Boulevard Beaumarchais, amidst a series of second hand camera shops and fast food lunch options you'll find Neighbours, a café that's as friendly as its name.

Neighbours: A Friendly Café in Paris' 3ème

Located on the otherwise unremarkable end of the Boulevard Beaumarchais, amidst a series of second hand camera shops and fast food lunch options you’ll find Neighbours, a café that’s as friendly as its name.

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We've asked journalist, podcaster, and Paris dweller Oliver Gee to share his advice on how to pull of the perfect first trip to Paris.

Getting Paris Right the First Time

So you’ve decided to finally book a trip to Paris. Félicitations, you’re surely going to love it!

So you’ve decided to finally book a trip to Paris. Félicitations, you’re surely going to love it! But let me tell you something. A lot of first-timers get it all wrong. They spend their whole trip languishing in long lines, getting mixed up on the Metro, or visiting tourist when Paris has so much more to offer. Here are ten tips from a local to help you make the most of your first trip to Paris.

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As it turns out, when you look beyond the Instagram filter, Paris remains a lovely city, but also a lonely one.

Moving to Paris: The Reality Behind the Dream

While I thought my high school French would be the main challenge of moving to Paris, it was just the start. As it turns out, when you look beyond the Instagram filter, Paris remains a lovely city, but also a lonely one.

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Society Room is a fully furnished – and fully shoppable – townhouse in the 8ème.

Society Room: Art de vivre and shopping in Paris' 8ème

What if you stepped into one of those swoon-worthy Parisian pied-à-terres, only to find everything was available for purchase? This is the idea behind Society Room, a fully furnished – and fully shoppable – townhouse in the 8ème.

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By the time June rolls around in Paris the natives start feeling justified in planning their social life around being outside. Luckily the city's social calendar follows suit by suggesting plenty of festivals and outdoor events to accommodate Vitamin D deprived urbanites.

June Events: We Love Green, Fête de la Musique, Les Soldes & More

By the time June rolls around in Paris the natives start feeling justified in planning their social life around being outside. Luckily the city’s social calendar follows suit by suggesting plenty of festivals and outdoor events to accommodate Vitamin D deprived urbanites.

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