Posts by Ali Postma: 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 to American-born Alison about life in the City of Light. 01 / 19 / 21 share What to do in Paris and Online in January Eat some cake, do some online shopping (the soldes are coming!), and catch a virtual event or two, whether you’re in Paris or not. 12 / 31 / 20 share How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve Like the French There are plenty of ways you can have a festive and French New Year’s Eve celebration at home. Here are some tips to help make it a special night. 12 / 26 / 20 share The Best French Winter Fashion Winter is upon us, and while I’ve noticed Paris winters getting milder and milder, it’s still cold enough for this Australian. Here are some fashion staples by French brands. 12 / 17 / 20 share What to do (Online) in Paris in December In Paris, our second lockdown isn’t due to end until December 15. But never fear, there are plenty of online events happening to keep us busy. 11 / 30 / 20 share French Holiday Gifts You Can Buy Online You may not have been able to travel to France this year and indulge in a little shopping, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do it online. Here are some holiday gift ideas. 11 / 23 / 20 share What to do in Paris (Online) in November We’re currently in lockdown in Paris, which means many of the events that were planned this month were canceled. But with Covid-19 comes silver linings: More and more content is becoming available online to keep us occupied while we stay at home. And even if you aren’t in Paris, you can participate in these events too! So here is some of what’s online this month. 11 / 03 / 20 share French Netflix Series for Watching While You Stay at Home France has recently entered another national lockdown in the hopes of curbing the spread of the coronavirus. With the cold weather setting in, I could think of worse things! So now that we can’t have late nights out, it seems the only thing left to do is to snuggle up in bed and watch a good French Netflix series. 10 / 30 / 20 share What to do in Paris in October & Online Events If you’re lucky enough to be in Paris this October, some of our favorite events are going ahead in Covid-adapted formats. And if you’re not, there are still some events you can participate in virtually! 09 / 29 / 20 share 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. 09 / 17 / 20 share 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. 09 / 04 / 20 share 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. 08 / 18 / 20 share 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: 07 / 31 / 20 share Stay connectedSign up for our newsletter and receive insider tips and insights from our team at HiP Paris. [yikes-mailchimp form="1"] Join the HiP Paris Community Receive our exclusive newsletter w/special offers, deals, giveaways, unique recipes from published authors plus insider travel tips and insights only for HiP readers. X Join the HiP Paris Community Receive our exclusive newsletter w/special offers, deals, giveaways, unique recipes from published authors plus insider travel tips and insights only for HiP readers.