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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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Classic French Dishes from my Mother-In-Law’s Kitchen

Along with the million and one things to worry about while moving countries, I also faced the intimidating prospect of meeting my (then future) French mother-in-law, Maria.Luckily, all my consternations were for naught. Turns out, we were a
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Becoming Parisienne with Marissa Cox of Rue Rodier

Eight years ago, Marissa Cox threw caution to the wind and left her native England behind to move to Paris for love. And while the relationship didn’t hold out, her passion for Paris did. Fast-forward almost a decade and she’s created a home for
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What to do in Paris in October

October is a big month for Paris, with annual events such as Nuit Blanche, Fête des Vendanges de Montmartre, FIAC, and more. Here are some of our must-dos.
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Dating in Paris: Swiping for a Paris-Perfect Match

Before I moved to Paris last year, I spent some time researching its dating scene. Coming from New Zealand, and having only ever dated Kiwi men, I had a hunch that things in the City of Love would be different. My inkling was right and the
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The HiP Paris Sweepstakes is over!

The HiP Paris Sweepstakes is officially over and all of the winners have been notified! Thank you to all who contributed!
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Top 5 Freaky French Foods We’re Still Scared To Eat

When most people think of French food, their minds are likely to turn to croissants and pain au chocolat. But never the freaky foods like boudin noir. Here's a list of some foods for the most daring the try in France.
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