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How to Dress Like a French Girl

Here are some of the best pieces to build a classic French wardrobe, and master the European capsule wardrobe.
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The Best Latin American Restaurants in Paris

Whether you are suffering from homesickness, or are just searching for something different, here are the best Latin American restaurants in Paris!
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Exploring Rue des Rosiers

Here's how we'd spend a day in Paris' Marais neighborhood, with fabulous food and shopping on rue des Rosiers.
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How To Be a Parisienne: 10 Golden Rules

Living in Paris is no guarantee that you’ll automatically become a local. If you’re not a Parisienne and you want to be, these are the rules.
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Living vs. Making a Life: An American in Paris

At the time, the choice was an easy one, and my 13-year-old thought process simple: “Latin’s dead; I don’t like the way German sounds; all the boys are taking Spanish; if you take French you can go to Paris in high school.” I didn’t realize it
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The Best Family Friendly Villas in the South of France

The South of France with its charming villages, gorgeous scenery, and delicious Provençal cuisine entices visitors from the world over. This selection of family, and friend, friendly villas in Provence and la Côte d'Azur will let you settle in
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Decoding The French Menu: The Truth About Steak à Cheval

Years into my love affair with Paris, I’m still making ridiculous rookie mistakes. I suppose it’s time to accept that France will always have the upper hand, but it still stings.
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Unique Castle Hotels and Rentals in France

France has a range of wonderful accommodation options, however, there’s something especially magical about staying in a castle. Whether you’re looking for a whole castle to celebrate a special occasion or a romantic setting for a couple’s
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The Best Asian Food on Paris’ Rue Sainte-Anne

Enthusiasts of Asian cuisine will want to visit rue Sainte-Anne, a quaint little street close to the gardens of Palais-Royal. Stretching from Avenue de l’Opéra to rue Saint-Augustin, rue Sainte-Anne delights with authentic Asian feasts.
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What I’ve Learned from Dating Older French Men

At the age of 53, I re-entered the dating world. France is full of beautiful men of a certain age, a surprising lot of them are available, and they are ready to mingle.
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48 Hours in Vienna

Traveling east for a long week-end? Look no further than our 48 hour guide to Vienna.
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Cooking with my French Husband: French Kitchen Secrets

Right from the outset of our relationship, cooking has been my husband’s love language. The first dish he ever cooked for me was  coq au vin (chicken braised in wine) over the small stove of an Airbnb in Nice. Not only was it one of the best
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Left Bank or Right Bank: Which Parisian Are You?

If you’ve ever dreamed of living in Paris, chances are you’ve thought about where. A funky Montmartre studio with a view? Perhaps a swank one-bedroom in the 6ème with herringbone floors and marble mantles sends your heart racing? Whether you’re
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The Best Climbing Gyms in Paris Now

Climbing has come a long way in the last few years. The sport was once dominated by tough grizzled men who battled the elements and abided by a strict code of ethics. It has evolved to become a sport that is accessible to all. 
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Frank Adrian Barron’s new Book “Sweet Paris” – and a Giveaway

Drawing on influences from his American upbringing and la vie Parisian, Frank Adrian Barron’s new cookbook Sweet Paris offers us 59 mouthwatering seasonal dessert recipes, as well as tips on how to be a classic Parisian host. From constructing
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Discovering Paris on a Motorcycle

My typical Parisian day generally involves the metro. Efficient though it is, when given the opportunity to take a tour in a vintage motorcycle sidecar, I was thrilled to be exploring Paris from above.
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Best New Books to Learn French Cooking at Home

To help you satisfy your French cravings, we’ve selected these recent cookbooks to bring you straight to the land of flaky pastries, even if only through your tastebuds.
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