Posts by Ali Postma:

  • Autumn in Paris: French Fashion for Fall

    Autumn is here and that means its time to pack away all of my summer dresses and sandals, and pull out all my winter woolies, coats, and boots.

  • La Rentrée Events in Paris

    After the quietness of August, the city comes back to life in September and there are plenty of events to attend, albeit in tweaked Covid-friendly formats.

  • Paris’s Best Non-Touristy Museums

    There are smaller museums in Paris that are still rich in content. They are less touristy, and all the more perfect for a leisurely culture fix.

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    August in Paris: Restaurants & Cafés Staying Open

    Lots of restaurants and cafes close in August, which can make it tricky to find somewhere to eat and drink if you’re visiting the city, or one of the few locals (i.e. me) to remain. I’ve made it my mission to hunt down some of the best restaurants and cafés that will be open this month in the city:

  • Paris’ Best New Summer Terraces

    It’s summer in Paris and that means it’s time to take advantage of the many terraces and rooftop bars the city has to offer. Here are this year’s best new spots for you to check out.

  • Favorite French Basket Bags for Summer

    The basket bag has become the must-have summer accessory. To get that effortlessly chic look, check out one of these French brands making the perfect basket bags for summer.

  • The Best Homeware Stores in Paris

    I dream of the day I’ll have my own place to deck out completely in the furniture and homeware of my choice. And when I do, I know where I’ll be heading…

  • Our Favorite French Soap Brands

    We’ve all been doing a lot of hand washing lately. But this task that we have to perform many times a day doesn’t have to be a chore. Bring a little luxury to your hand washing routine with some of these lovely French soap brands.

  • 6 Feel-Good French Films to Watch Now

    One of the best things about watching a movie is that it transports us into another world. So, take a break and escape into one of these lighthearted, feel-good French films.

  • Picnicking in Paris: Cafés Doing Takeout Food Near Parks and Gardens

    With parks and gardens now reopened, why not get yourself some takeaway from one of these cafes and enjoy in the nearest green space?

  • Restaurants To-Go and Delivery in Paris

    This is a difficult time for our beloved Parisian restos, so why not take a break from cooking and support local businesses by treating yourself to a delicious meal that you don’t have to make yourself!

  • Free Online Learning From Paris

    From cooking and cocktails, to arts and culture, these free online resources are a great opportunity for you to gain more knowledge and skills (if you feel like it!).

  • Our Favorite Made-in-France Face Masks

    Here are some of my favorite French designers injecting some joy into the wearing of face masks.