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How to Spend Sunday in Paris’s Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the Left Bank epicenter of artistic life, is decidedly more bourgeois than bohemian today, but it’s tough to beat its quintessential cobblestoned streets, hidden corners, and see-and-be-seen cafés. While you could spend an entire Sunday just weaving its narrow streets, here are some of the addresses we recommend checking out.
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Arts

Five Paris Art Venues to Check Out Now

Paris is one of those cities where there’s always a new opening, and this holds true for its art venues too. From a bar inside an abandoned train station that hosts exhibitions and live music performances to a fashion tycoon’s accessible art foundation, here are five culture venues to know about right now in Paris. ...read more
Travel

The Best Hidden Hilltop Villages of Provence

Provence is famous the world over for its postcard-worthy villages. Get off the beaten path and savor a real taste of Provence at these lesser-known, but equally beautiful hilltop villages across the region!...read more
Parisian Living

My Perfect Day in Paris with Lina Nordin Gee

When Swede in Paris Lina Nordin Gee isn't designing beautiful shoes and bags for her line of accessories, she picks up her paints and brushes to indulge her artistic side....read more
Fashion

Zero-Waste Fashion the French Way

Shopping in the French capital doesn't need to take a hit on the environment. There are so many options for zero-waste fashion in Paris! Here's our advice for limiting your carbon footprint in style. ...read more

Parisian Living

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Our Favorite Parisian Podcasts to Listen to Right Now

Leaves have started to turn color and drop from trees in Paris, and the first crisp bites of autumn are settling in as we leave summer behind for la rentrée. Whether you’re sticking to télétravail (working from home) or getting back into the rhythm of commuting, podcasts are the perfect pick-me-up for working, traveling, or lounging around the house. Here are our seven favorite French podcasts!...read more
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Outdoor Yoga in Paris Parks

With a world-wide pandemic, America’s Pacific coast fire apocalypse, the economy crashing, and us being trapped far from our loved ones (or cooped up with them), we’ve got to find small pleasures wherever we can. I found one this week. Outdoor yoga in Parc Monceau....read more
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French Cooking Classes Online

Every year, thousands of people come to France with the objective of sampling its amazing cuisine. Many go a step further by learning to make French food themselves, taking hands-on cooking classes in Paris and around the country. The Covid-19 crisis is preventing many from being able to do this, or at least, in person. But the pandemic has actually expanded the possibilities of learning how ...read more
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Food & Drink

The Best Wine Bars in Paris

If you walk along the streets of Paris, you’ll be sure to find an eclectic array of wine bars. Given the complexity of finding the right address, we’ve handpicked a few of our favorite Parisian gems....read more

Our Favorite Bistro Cookbooks, Part 2

Here at HIP Paris, we know so many of our readers are longing to visit the City of Light for their much-needed French fix. The next best thing, in our opinion, is re-creating your favorite bistro dishes at home. When we set out to do a round-up of the best bistro cookbooks, there were simply too many to fit in one post. And we’ve saved some of our most beloved for this installment!...read more

Where to Eat Around the Sacré-Coeur in Montmartre

Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or inventive cuisine, a short walk will take you to these great restaurants near the Sacré-Coeur Basilica in Montmartre....read more

Paris Restaurants Are Taking It to the Streets

I can’t speak for everyone in Paris, but all I really want to do now that the quarantine is slowly lifting is go outside. Eat outside, drink outside, walk outside. ...read more
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