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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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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.
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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!).
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Our Favorite Made-in-France Face Masks

Here are some of my favorite French designers injecting some joy into the wearing of face masks.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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COVID-19 Relief: How You, Too, Can Help

As important as staying home is in the fight against Covid-19, many of us would like to help out in other ways too. Here are some ideas for how you can lend a hand – whether by giving time, money, or other forms of support.
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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
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Walking in Paris is Different Now

Since I moved to Paris three years ago, I’ve loved walking here. Now, we’re confined to a one kilometer radius of our homes. We can only go out for exercise before 10 a.m. and after 7 p.m., for one hour.
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French Music Online: Live Performances, Streaming, Podcasts and Our Favorite Songs

While much of the world might be on lockdown, technology allows Francophiles and culture lovers to remain connected to French artistic life by discovering (or re-discovering) French music online. Here’s where to hear some of our favorite tunes
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Three Books on Paris you Can Read From Anywhere

With the current coronavirus pandemic and the resulting travel freeze, the City of Lights will have to be enjoyed from afar, but these great books are one more way to keep your Paris cravings at bay and get you excited about traveling again.
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How to Improve Your French Online

The best way to learn a language is usually by having an extended stay abroad so you can fully immerse yourself in a culture. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 crisis, traveling abroad is not currently a possibility. Here are some excellent
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My Perfect Day in Paris – with David Lebovitz

Acclaimed pastry chef, cookbook author, and blogger David Lebovitz's Paris is multicultural, tight-knit, and deliciously creative—a more down-to-earth side of the city that often goes unnoticed.
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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.
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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