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The HiP Paris Team: Lockdown Impressions From Paris & Beyond

Parisians have either fled the city for the countryside or have been under confinement rules that were tightened just a week ago— hear how our HiP Paris Blog team has been dealing with France's new regulations so far.
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The Best French Recipe Websites For Cooking Your Way Through Lockdown

We are officially on day 15 of lockdown in Paris — and I’m trying hard not to count! Here is a little roundup of good French recipes for your next confinement dinner.
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Our Favorite French Netflix Series to Binge on During Lockdown

Now we have the perfect excuse to snuggle up with a cup of tea or glass of wine, some chocolate or popcorn, and binge watch some French-language Netflix series.
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New Books on Paris for Spring 2020

If you can’t travel to Paris right now, you can bring the city straight to you via these wonderful new books-- there's something for everyone.
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What to do at Home in Paris During Lockdown

How do we stay inside our tiny Parisian apartments all day without going stir crazy? Here are some ideas to keep you occupied.
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Paris Under Lockdown

I’ve lived in Paris for three years. This lockdown is the most intense thing I’ve experienced. We’ve been given greater and greater restrictions over the past few days, and now as of Tuesday March 17 we all had to stay home.
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How to Experience Paris From Your Home

While you may not be able to travel to France right now, there are still ways you can get a little taste of France from your own home.
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World’s Largest Urban Farm To Open in Paris (Soon we Hope)

Although Paris is the most densely populated city in Europe, over the past few years the city has seen an impressive spurt of innovative farming and gardening initiatives. With unforeseen events like the Coronavirus in full swing, it's never
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Our Favorite International Fashion Brands in Paris

Here are some of my favorite international fashion brands that you can discover in Paris.
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My Perfect Day in Paris – With Travel Photographer Rebecca Plotnick

After studying apparel merchandising at Indiana University, Rebecca’s path was all set —or at least that’s what she thought until she spent a semester in Italy and was seriously bitten by the travel bug. And that’s when ideas about becoming a
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Where to Find the Best Comfort Foods in Paris

With spring around the corner, the temperatures are easing up a little. However, one way to make the most of the remaining cold days is to indulge in some of the city's tastiest winter comfort foods at these five restaurants.
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Paris’s Fresh New Jewelry Trends

For years, big houses dominated the Paris jewelry scene. Today, there is also a thriving scene for independent fine jewelry. Steal my addresses for your own jewelry insider’s guide.
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What to do in Paris in March

With the plethora of events on this March in Paris, it’s fair to say that there’s certainly something for everyone!
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Off the Tourist Path: Five of Paris’s Prettiest Secret Streets

Besides the city’s Haussmanian avenues, there’s also another side of Paris whose hidden charms locals prefer keeping to themselves. The city’s secret streets—bucolic pathways lined with picturesque residences will transport you to a cozy village
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A Weekend In Deauville And Trouville-Sur-Mer

Only a two-hour train journey from the capital, the twin towns of Deauville and Trouville-sur-Mer are the perfect place for a weekend getaway from Paris.
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A Guide To Paris’s Ménilmontant Neighborhood

Here are our top places to eat, drink, and mingle with the Ménilmontois.
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Paris’s Top Three Winter Gardens

Paris might put on a grey, gloomy winter coat, but there are still places in the city to enjoy beautiful plants while staying warm. Here are our top three winter gardens in Paris.