Emily Dilling

The Best Sustainable, Ethical & Fair-Trade Shopping in Paris

There is an increasing movement in France to support eco-minded commerce, with consumers demanding a certain ethical engagement from the businesses they support. Shops promoting fair trade are on
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March Events in Paris: Omnivore Festival, Half Marathon, Tutankhamun, Drake & More

March sees Paris come back to life, with terraces slowly filling with sun-seeking Parisians and pedestrians lingering in the streets a little
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February Events in Paris: Chinese New Year, Agriculture Salon, Valentine’s Day & More

February is a month full of festivals and special events that annually delight Parisians. While the holidays may be over, the fun doesn’t need to
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Paris Podcasts: Favorites for Francophiles

The popularity of podcasts has created a flourishing selection of excellent Paris-themed shows for Francophiles to choose from. Whether you’re
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La Main Noire: Elevating Paris’ Café (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
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Is Everyone Hanging out Without Me? Learning the Ropes of Social Life in Rural France

As someone who had been living for the past decade in Paris apartment buildings with several story walk ups and with bolted doors, I was not used
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Stoney Clove Bakery: American Comfort Food in Paris’ Montorgueil ‘Hood

Stoney Clove Bakery is an American owned “all-American bakery” in the 2nd arrondissement, tucked away in a quaint space on a side street away
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Paris Sous la Neige: Snow Inspired Delight (and Panic) Hits Paris

Snow has come to Paris and- even more exciting- a fluffy white layer of freshly fallen flakes has stuck around long enough to turn the city into
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Printemps du Goût: A Paris Shopping Institution Focuses on French Terroir

On January 10th the iconic Parisian department store Printemps followed the example of competitors Le Bon Marché and Galeries Lafayette by
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French Countryside Living: Finding Inspiration From French Women

When I moved from Paris to the French countryside, I knew I would miss things from the city- I just didn't know exactly what those things would
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Holybelly II: Paris’ Favorite Brunch Spot to Open Second Location

Impatient regulars and time pressed tourists who took flight at the sight of long lines outside Holybelly, the 10th arrondissement restaurant,
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Mokonuts: Delicious Lunch and Baked Goods in Paris’ 11ème

Things move slowly in France and, for those of us who live here, this is often a frustrating reality. Extended waits at stores like Darty or BHV
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La Robe et La Mousse: Craft Beer Comes to the Left Bank

Despite the overwhelming interest in craft beer in the capital, the movement has been slow to make its way to the other side of the Seine. The
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