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The Best Boutique Hotels in Paris: Hidden Addresses

Here are some wonderful “hidden” boutique hotels—unique, cool, or chic bases tucked away in discreet spots around Paris.
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It’s All About the Croissants: Where to Find the Best Croissants in Paris

The enchanting fragrance of warm pastries early in the morning – nothing screams France more than this. Here are some of the best croissants in Paris....read more
Parisian Living

Here’s to the Best of HiP Paris in 2021!

There’s no doubt about it, this year bought about its challenges. However, despite all the ups and downs, HiP Paris continued bringing you the best of Paris, France every week. So, let’s take a walk down memory lane and re-cap you on our favorite finds and insider tips from 2021......read more

What to do in Paris in January

Keep warm by catching that exhibition you were meaning to see, listen to some classical music in a Paris church, or grab a bargain at the winter sales....read more

The Best Galettes des Rois for 2022

Epiphany is celebrated in France by eating a galette des rois. Here are our picks for the best galettes des rois in Paris for 2022....read more

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First Dates in Paris

I’ve been on a lot of first dates lately. Being a free and independent femme d’un certain âge, Paris is my oyster. Here are some of my recent first-dates....read more
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All I Want for Christmas is… Paris

With the holidays upon us, I wish I could fly to Paris and relive some of my favorite memories. Here is everything I would do, AKA my Paris Wishlist....read more
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How to Spend New Year’s Eve in Paris

We’re ready to make up for lost time. Here are the hottest ways to celebrate another 365-day roller coaster ride around the sun– à Paris....read more
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    Food & Drink

    The Best Bûches de Noël in Paris

    The bûche de Noël (the Christmas log) is a typical French dessert, eaten during the holidays. Here are our favourite bûches to buy in Paris this Christmas!...read more

    Restaurants Open on Christmas & New Year’s in Paris

    Like August, Christmas and New Year’s Eve can be tricky times for finding restaurants that are open in Paris. Luckily, there are a select few that will be open on Christmas Eve (when the French typically celebrate), Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve. Some may have special menus, while others will stick with their usual. Here are some options:...read more

    Eco-Friendly & Zero-Waste Dining in Paris

    Here are some of the best ethical and environmentally friendly Parisian restaurants....read more

    What to do in Paris’ Pigalle Neighborhood

    Not long ago, Pigalle, Paris’ former red-light district had a naughty reputation. Fast forward to 2021, this lively area located at the base of Montmartre has reinvented itself as one of the city’s trendiest quartiers. Here's a brief guide to this re-vamped quartier in the city of lights...read more

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