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Our Favorite English Bookstores in Paris

There’s nothing quite like cozying up with an old-fashioned paper book and exercising that newfound freedom by walking over to one of these wonderful local English bookstores.
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Parisian Living

End of Lockdown: Freedom (Sort of) in Paris

There was nothing magical about May 11 in France. But, it felt magical. It felt magical because we no longer need the attestation. ...read more
Parisian Living

Free Online Learning From Paris

From cooking and cocktails, to arts and culture, these free online resources are a great opportunity for you to gain more knowledge and skills (if you feel like it!)....read more
Shopping

Our Favorite Made-in-France Face Masks

Here are some of my favorite French designers injecting some joy into the wearing of face masks....read more
Food

French Sweets and Desserts You Can Buy Online

Here are delicious brands to help satisfy your cravings for french pastries and sweets without having to leave your house....read more

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After Lockdown: The First Thing Parisians Will Do

After two months of home confinement, most Parisians are looking forward to having a little more freedom as of May 11th. We asked some of our Parisian friends what they are most eager to do once the lockdown has been lifted, and beyond....read more
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Paris Creatives’ & Freelancers’ Thoughts Under Lockdown & Beyond

For some creatives and freelancers in Paris, the confinement has been a time to re-think community, forge connections, and embrace flexibility both in terms of creative expression and—for many—professional goals. Though Kate Devine, Roxanne Matiz, Alexandra Rozhkova, and Molly Wilkinson all experienced this shift differently, their perspectives have more than a few things in common....read more
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10 Ways to Entertain Your Kids During Lockdown & Beyond

Like many caretakers around the world, I’ve been in isolation with children for weeks. Like many caretakers around the world, I’ve been in isolation with children for weeks. While I’m grateful for our safety and health, it hasn’t been easy to keep two kids under 10 occupied without leaving the house. So, what do you do when you’re at home with children indefinitely? Here are ten activities to ...read more
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Food & Drink

French Michelin-Star Chef Recipes for Lockdown: Éric Frechon’s Scrumptious Ham and Cheese Croque-Monsieur

In France, we’re just coming to the end of week five of confinement, and, frankly, with (at least) another three weeks to go, our foodie inspiration is starting to dwindle! So if, like us, you need something to jumpstart your cooking motivation back to life, then three-Michelin star chef Eric Frechon’s delectably perfect ham and cheese polenta croque-monsieur, is just what you need to do the trick....read more

Who’s Making My Paris Life Bearable Right Now? My Petits Commerçants

I love living in my quartier. There is a wonderful shopping street just around the corner, Rue de Levis, where I’ve gotten to know my merchants, and my food shopping is often a highlight of my day. Now, we have coronavirus restrictions. ...read more

Stay Home: Food Delivery in Paris During the Lockdown

With Paris still under Covid-19 lockdown, many of our favorite restaurants, cafes, and food stores have unfortunately had to close their doors. Supermarkets remain open, but you may prefer to order your food online. Here are some of the food delivery services helping keep Parisians fed. ...read more

French Michelin-Star Chef Recipes for Lockdown: Stéphanie Le Quellec’s Irresistible Crème Caramel

In these unprecedented times, we must stay entertained. But more importantly, we must stay fed. And what could be worse than a bad meal? A bad end to a good meal, bien sûr! So, in order not to disappoint, here’s the first in our new series of easy-to-make recipes by French Michelin-starred chefs. Here, the […]...read more
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