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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!
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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.
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Introducing the HiP Paris Marketplace!

Need help with your Christmas shopping this season? We couldn’t be more thrilled to announce the launch of the HiP Paris Marketplace, just in time!
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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
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How to Celebrate a Winter Christmas in Paris

‘Tis the season and those in the northern hemisphere are wrapping up in their winter best, drinking mulled wine under sparkling lights, and indulging in comfort food. However, for those in the southern hemisphere, the Christmas season is quite
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What to do in Paris in December

Christmas decorations and lights may have been up in Paris since early November, but now it’s December and officially the holiday season. That means it’s time to indulge in all the warming winter dishes (think fondue, raclette,
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Eco-Friendly & Zero-Waste Dining in Paris

Here are some of the best ethical and environmentally friendly Parisian restaurants.
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A French Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are upon us and it's time to get your gift shopping organized! Here are some ideas.
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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
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Our Favorite French Jewelry Brands

Look a little further afield and you’ll find smaller, more affordable (relatively!) jewelry brands making beautiful pieces that you’re sure to cherish forever.
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Celebrating a ‘Friendsgiving’ Thanksgiving in Paris

Sometimes, your friends are your family. Whether it's your first time or not, here’s how you can have a stellar Friendsgiving in Paris.
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How to Order Coffee in Paris

Have you ever ordered a coffee in Paris and found yourself stunned when it finally arrived at the table? You’re not alone. To help you navigate the somewhat-confusing café menu, we’ve prepared an easy guide to ordering coffee in France.
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Packing for Paris: How to Dress Like a Parisian

Packing for Paris isn't too hard when you can draw on inspiration from the locals! Just take these points into consideration.
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The Best Coffee Spots in Paris Right Now

There’s no doubt about it. The French are coffee mad, meaning there is plenty of option in Paris. Here are a few of my favorite spots to sit down in Paris with a good coffee and book.
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What to do in Paris in November

Make the most of November, before the holiday season arrives, by attending some of these events in Paris.
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Where to Eat in Paris’ 5th Arrondissement

When I used to visit Paris before moving here, I didn’t find there was much of a food scene in the 5th. But how things have changed! There are now plenty of options when it comes to dining out. Here are some of my favorites.
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Trick or Treat: How to Halloween in Paris

Halloween is getting bigger in France and there are so many ways to celebrate it. Here's how to Halloween in Paris - fun guaranteed!
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