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Holiday Fun for the Whole Family: Paris’ Most Kid Friendly Shows this Winter


Editor’s Note: Hot on the heels of having built the “Festive Feasting” holiday treasure hunt in London’s V&A, Daisy de Plume is now attacking Christmas on her own home turf, Paris.  With her two kids in tow, here’s the shortlist of special kid-friendly circuses and shows going on for the holidays.

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Tea at The Ritz to High-End Jewels: How to Spend A Luxurious Christmas in Paris

Paris is the perfect place to treat yourself to a little decadent holiday cheer… Here are our ways to spend an indulgent Christmas in Paris with luxury treats that don’t  require remortgaging your home.

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Hip Paris Blog Dealer Des Gourmandises

Dealer des Gourmandises: Candy Shop in Montmartre

Montmartre has a new sweet spot as it welcomes the Dealer des Gourmandises, a candy shop featuring homemade, locally sourced, organic and artisanal products.

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December Events in Paris: Christmas Markets, Dégustation Bulles and Champagne & More

The holiday season has officially hit Paris with the city’s first snowfall arriving on the first day of the month. Even though the annual Champs-Elysées market won’t take place this year – as City Hall Tourism Lead, Jean-François Martins, claimed, “it wasn’t good enough for Paris.” – there are plenty of other enticing options that deserve support.

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Pep's is a unique umbrella repair shop helping Parisians get through the rain this winter.

Pep’s is a unique umbrella repair shop helping Parisians get through the rain this winter.

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HiP Paris Blog rounds up the best art galleries off the beaten track

Arts Off The Beaten Track: Paris Museums and Galleries Worth the Detour

As an arts lover in Paris, you’re spoilt for choice. But once you’ve ticked off all the major art museums and galleries – such as the Louvre and Musée D’Orsay – you might want to explore some of the lesser-known options in the city with the added bonus of avoiding long queues, crowds, and sometimes even entry fees.

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HiP Paris Blog Thanksgiving in Paris

Thanksgiving in Paris

Living in France, Thanksgiving is the holiday I miss the most. Fortunately the French are always ready to join in any food-related fun and rounding up expats and Frenchies alike is very easy. Finding the ingredients, on the other hand, is a bit more tricky. Here are my professional tips for making your Thanksgiving planning a little easier and less of a headache.

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HiP Paris Blog examines the success of the Big Mamma Group

The Big Mamma Group: Trendy, Fresh, Authentic Italian Dining in Paris

With so many Big Mamma choices, it may be hard to pick which to try first. Here is a breakdown of some of the different restaurants to help you decide which Big Mamma is right for you.

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HiP Paris Blog tells you how to spend 48 hours in Venice

48 Hours in Venice: A Weekend of Italian Food, Art and Culture

The charm of this unique city can still be appreciated during a short visit provided you do your research and avoid tourist traps. Here are some suggestions for making the most of Venice in one weekend.

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