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Staying Sane in Paris a Year into COVID

Of all the things the pandemic has robbed us of, I miss the spirit of Paris the most. This city has an energy that just can’t be found elsewhere. While everyone loves an intimate dinner party, Parisian socializing is best enjoyed in groups.
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5 Expat YouTubers in Paris

In the months leading up to my move, I watched a lot of videos from Paris-based YouTubers. Getting a front-row seat in a stranger’s life really transports you to the city they’re living in.
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My Perfect Day in Paris with Ajiri Aki – Madame de la Maison

Ajiri Aki is the visionary behind Madame de la Maison, a boutique of stylish antiques and linens for entertaining. She shares her perfect day in Paris.
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The 10 Best Art Accounts to Follow on Instagram Now

Instagram has come to the rescue to show us there is still art being made in the world, and you can enjoy it from the comfort of your own home.
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Finding Love & an Apartment in Paris

I moved to Paris four years ago with my then-husband and teenage son. We hired a real estate agent to find us an apartment. He did all the work and talking, and got us installed into a palatial apartment within weeks. Easy-peasy. Last year,
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The 10 Best French Foodie Instagram Accounts to Follow

We might not be able to sit down and enjoy a meal at our favourite Parisian bistrot, but we can try to replicate a restaurant-like experience at home. To give you some inspiration, we selected our favorite French Instagram food accounts.
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What to Do in Paris and Online in March

March is here and it's always a nice surprise when you notice the days getting longer. Here's what you can do this month in Paris and online.
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Where to Buy French Art

Art has the ability to transport you to another place and time. Here are my top three suggestions of where to buy art to adorn your walls and dream of la vie française.
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Expat Life: Paris Plumbing Adventure

All Parisians have a plumbing story, especially since plumbing in old Parisian buildings tends to be an afterthought.
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“Le Flirting” in France: The Art of Seduction

Soon after arriving in Paris, a man asked if he could join me at a café. “Actually, I am engaged,” I said. “But zees is nuh-sing in France,” he replied.
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A Single’s Guide to Surviving Paris on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day may just be the most divisive holiday out there. While many of those with an amoureux may love the opportunity to profess their love in person (and usually on Instagram too), it can be a tough day for others. Whether you’re a
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Dishes to Cook at Home to Feel Like You’re in France

We have selected some of the most delicious and cozy French recipes to cook at home to feel just as if you were in your favorite Parisian restaurant.
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Why I Moved to Paris During a Pandemic

If I could go back in time a year and describe my current life to my December 2019 self, she would think I was crazy. The most notable change that last year brought for me was quitting my stable full-time job in the middle of a pandemic to move
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What to do in Paris and Online in February

February is here already! Here are some online and in-real-life events you can participate in to keep your spirits high.
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Valentine’s Day Gifts from France

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and where better to get your loved one (or yourself) a special gift than France, home of the City of Love. If you’re feeling a bit stuck for a gift this year, here are some ideas from local creatives
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NYC Fashion Versus La Mode Parisienne

Both New York and Paris are fashion capitals. With one city opening fashion month and the other closing it, what sets these beloved metropolises apart?
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Expat Entrepreneurs in Paris: La Chambre Paris

Moving to a foreign country, learning a new language, and finding work is daunting enough, let alone starting your own business! But that’s exactly what Ian and Alison from French bed linen company La Chambre Paris have done. We recently spoke
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