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What To Do In Paris In June

The start of the summer months in Paris means fine weather, concerts, festivals, sporting events, blockbuster exhibits, and more.
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Where to Stay in Paris With Family

Knowing how notoriously small Paris hotels can get, we've done our research of the best family-friendly hotels in Paris— with family rooms, apartments, pools and other qualities to please kids and parents alike....read more

The Best French Streaming for Francophiles

We've previously shared our love of French films and TV in general, and how we used subtitled French movies to help us on the our language learning journey. Because of this, we were especially thrilled to discover a streaming service just for Francophiles like us who can't get enough of French TV and film....read more

All About the Baguette: The Ten Best in Paris

Looking for the best baguette in Paris? Here are the 10 best according to experts and locals who gather annually to choose the City's finest....read more
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The Expat Mom Experience: Reconsidering Paris

If being an expat felt like the ultimate exploration into the unknown, the birth of our son made me discover Paris once again, this time through the eyes of a mother....read more

12 Paris Vacation Rentals to Dream of For Your Next Trip

Whether you want some place quiet or in the thick of it all, we've chosen the best Paris vacation rentals for your next trip....read more
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Decoding French-isms: Market/ Restaurant Lingo

In Paris, even the most basic French phrases can be slightly confounding at first. Here are some of my favorite French-isms to share....read more

Hôtel La Mirande Avignon: Timeless Refinement

Where to stay in Avignon? Without a doubt Hôtel La Mirande Avignon, one of the most special of all French hotels - and perhaps the world....read more
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Paris on a Budget: 30 Tips from a Local

It’s possible to have a great time in Paris without much money. I've compiled my top 30 tips for enjoying Paris on a budget....read more

Paris in May: What to Do, The Best Events for 2023 & More

Here’s our complete guide to Paris in May with the best places to go, things to do, and activities for families in the City of Light....read more

48 Hours in Lyon

Discover the best places to go and the best things to do with this 48 hours itinerary in Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France....read more
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Top Chien: Owning a Dog in Paris

It's been said that in Paris, dogs occupy a higher social strata than children. As the owner of both varietals, I can confirm this cliché is indeed true....read more
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HiP Paris is looking for a new intern! Are you a total Francophile who loves the City of Light like we do? This is the perfect opportunity for you....read more

Best French Chocolates for Easter

Easter is just around the corner, which means it's time to start thinking about chocolate. And France has some lovely chocolateries. Whether it’s a gift for a loved one, or a treat for yourself, here are some of the best French chocolates for Easter. ...read more

Paris in April: Spring Weather, Events & More

Spring is the perfect time to visit the French capital. Discover our picks of the best places to go and the best things to do in April in Paris....read more

French Fashion: Timeless, Chic and Elegant

What is it about Parisian women that always leaves me staring? How do they always manage to look so chic? Find out the secrets of French fashion!...read more
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Smile. You’re in Paris

It’s time to address a theme that has become a highly controversial component of my Parisian life: the smile. When I first moved to Paris, I couldn’t figure out why people seemed to pick up on my non-French status before I had uttered a word. Finally, a friend informed me: “You smile too much.”...read more
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Getting Around Paris During the Strikes

Strikes are part and parcel of French life. Here are our best ways of getting around Paris during the strikes....read more
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Paris in the Spring: The Effect of Sunlight on Parisians

This is the best moment of the year, and it's not just about the weather. Find out about the effect of sunlight on Parisians when spring arrives in the City of Light....read more

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Running in Paris – The Ultimate Guide: Top 10 Spots, Shops for Gear, Running Clubs and More

Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a nervous beginner, our ultimate guide to running in Paris tells you the 10 best routes, and more!...read more
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Temporary Accommodation in Paris: 8 Options For Any Budget

Anyone who has moved to Paris – whether short term or permanently can tell you that finding a place to live is no small feat. If you're scratching your head trying to find a temporary accommodation in Paris, look no further. ...read more
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Chocho, Paris: Spirited Cuisine in the 10th Arrondissement

At Chocho, Paris, chef Thomas Chisholm expresses a philosophy of life through daring and delicious food, unrestrained ambiance, and in the warm interaction of its staff and patrons....read more
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    Food & Drink

    Food Society Paris: Our Top 5 Picks For Where to Eat

    Food Society Paris is a vibrant food court located in Montparnasse in the 14th arrondissement. With 15 gourmet stalls to choose from, deciding where to eat is no small task. Here are our top 5 picks!...read more

    Street Food in Paris

    Whether you’re looking for a decadent American-style burger, a Cuban-inspired bocadilla, or a fruit-studded tagine to takeaway – here are some of our favorite go-to places for Paris’ best street food....read more

    How to Make Great Crêpes: 6 Secrets From My French Husband

    You can take any classic French crêpe recipe there is on the internet. But if you want to take them up a notch, I’m delighted to share my French husband’s 6 secrets to making perfect crêpes....read more

    Classic French Food in Paris: Canard et Champagne

    In the charming Passage des Panoramas, in Paris’s 2nd arrondissement, comes Canard et Champagne— the place to go for a memorable French meal....read more

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