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A Guide to Paris’s Latin Quarter

Where Hemingway once walked, and students now weave in and out of Soufflot Hall and the Bibliothèque Saint-Geneviève, is the storied Latin Quarter, straddling parts of the fifth and sixth arrondissements of Paris.
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Food

Where to Eat Around the Champs-Élysées and Arc de Triomphe

Here is a selection of venues around the Champs-Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe that are well worth eating at, compared to the chain restaurants that unfortunately line the world-famous avenue. In fact, in the case of some⁠, you may even have one of the best meals of your life if you’re willing to splurge a little⁠....read more
Shopping

The Best Homeware Stores in Paris

I dream of the day I’ll have my own place to deck out completely in the furniture and homeware of my choice. And when I do, I know where I’ll be heading......read more
Parisian Living

Square Spotting: Paris’s Prettiest Squares for Summer

It’s finally summer. And as we are now able to stroll around the city as usual, here are some bookmark-worthy ideas and inspiration for exploring! We've been through the City of Light’s prettiest secret streets, so here are some of the most beautiful squares. They’ll take you all across Paris and into bucolic hidden corners that’ll make you forget you’re in the city....read more
Shopping

Our Favorite French Soap Brands

We’ve all been doing a lot of hand washing lately. But this task that we have to perform many times a day doesn’t have to be a chore. Bring a little luxury to your hand washing routine with some of these lovely French soap brands....read more

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Slow Flowers: The Sustainable Movement is Growing in Paris

The Ferme Florale Urbaine cultivates sustainable, seasonal flowers and sells them to both florists and individuals. They are part of the growing “Slow Flower” movement, joining the ranks of slow food and fashion....read more
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Fragonard Giveaway: The Perfect Summer Soap By Go-To French Heritage Perfume-Makers

A ubiquitous joie de vivre weaved its way through France, and all to the scent of Fragonard’s exclusive fruity parfums. Popular with members of high society on both sides of the Atlantic, the French house’s pretty glass flasks of perfumes were made with delicate French flower and fruit essential oils and spices that told of twinkly Indian nights and bright spring days on the Med. ...read more
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Bon Appétit: Our Favorite Bistro Cookbooks

There are so many things that Francophiles miss about the French capital while travel restrictions are in place, and chief amongst them is the food. At the heart of dining out in Paris is, of course, the humble bistro. For centuries they have popularized culinary classics like steak frites, coq au vin, gratin dauphinois, and more. While it might be a while before visitors can find their way ...read more
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Food & Drink

Picnicking in Paris: Cafés Doing Takeout Food Near Parks and Gardens

With parks and gardens now reopened, why not get yourself some takeaway from one of these cafes and enjoy in the nearest green space?...read more

Restaurants To-Go and Delivery in Paris

This is a difficult time for our beloved Parisian restos, so why not take a break from cooking and support local businesses by treating yourself to a delicious meal that you don’t have to make yourself!...read more

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

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
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