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Paris Through Another Lens: Travel Writer vs. Tourist

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
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January Events in Paris: Fête du Graphisme, Gueules de Parisiens, Cocktail Week & More

Haute Couture Fashion Week, Les soldes, Fête du Graphisme, Martin M. H. Schreiber Talk at MEP, Sneakers objets de désirs, Gueules de Parisiens:
by Erin Dahl
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Happy New Year 2016! A Look Back on HiP Paris: Best of 2015

Steel Cyclewear & Coffeeshop, Jean-Marie Heidinger As 2015 comes to a close, the requisite annual nostalgia is setting in. The past year has
by Erin Dahl
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Capucine: An Italian Café and Wine Bar Tucked Away in the 11ème

Fans of Fabrizio Ferrara’s flavorful cuisine were disappointed by the closing of Caffé dei Cioppi, but happily the space has reopened as a
by Emma Brode
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Cocktails and Noshes in SoPi: Inside l’Entrée des Artistes Pigalle & Le Grand Pigalle

Paris’ best playground is at the base of Montmartre, in the once red-light district turned bohemian paradise with no end of bars, boutique
by Emma Brode
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A Summer Internship with HiP Paris Blog

Last August, with a passport and plane ticket in hand, I said goodbye to my family and stepped onto an airplane headed to Paris. For the next
by Emma Brode
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The Five Best Apps for Food-Lovers in Paris

The five best food apps for discovering restaurants and pastry shops around Paris. Le Fooding, Patricia Wells' New Food Lover's Guide to Paris,
by Emma Brode
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Ellsworth Restaurant and Wine Bar: Revisiting American Comfort Food in Paris

Three years after opening Verjus Restaurant and Verjus Wine Bar, charming American couple Laura Adrian and Braden Perkins unveil a sister
by Emma Brode
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April Events in Paris: Super Barquette, Le Fooding Priceless Souper, Gaultier & More

Banlieues Bleues, Jean Paul Gaultier at the Grand Palais, Céline Pham at Table Ronde, Amuse Gueule, Super Barquette, Les Plans d'Avril Festival,
by Erin Dahl
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Gare au Gorille: A Friendly Neighborhood Neo-Bistrot in Paris’ 17ème

Concealed behind an unassuming rusty metal and white tile facade is Paris’ latest culinary incontournable Gare au Gorille. The peculiar name,
by Emma Brode
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Le Comptoir Général: African Food, Drinks, and Dance Along Paris’ Canal Saint Martin

Behind a street art mural along Canal Saint Martin hides Paris’ best-kept secret — “Ghetto Museum” Le Comptoir General. This multi-purpose
by Emma Brode
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Sick in Paris? French Medical Assistance 101

The day we moved to Paris, I had pneumonia and my eight-year-old had a confirmed case of strep throat. Snow fell, the thermostat plummeted to
by Sylvia Sabes
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Les Chouettes Restaurant and Lounge: Hip Dining in Paris’ Fashionable Marais

Newly opened on Rue de Picardie in Paris’ Haut Marais neighborhood is the visually pleasing Parisian bistro Les Chouettes. With an elegant
by Emma Brode