Author: HiP Paris

HiP Paris is a lifestyle website about everything Paris and beyond. We enlighten and entertain our community, and share tips and recommendations. We believe in respect for French culture, timeless luxury, being comfortable in your skin, and the simple beauty of French life. Started in 2008, HIP Paris has evolved into a hub for expats and Francophiles. We have been featured in the New York Times, Business Insider, Bloomberg, Buzzfeed, Eater, Bon Appetit, Refinery29 and many other publications.

Stephane Nguyen and Kate Blenkiron, the husband and wife team behind the wildly successful French Cooking Academy, have just released their first cookbook. Find out more about it along with exclusive recipes for HIP readers. …read more

Whether treating yourself or looking for a gift for the Francophile in your life, you can never go wrong with a good book. …read more

In a city known for its gratuitous beauty, Paris shines especially bright during the holidays. You can see staggering displays of elegance and creativity throughout the French capital. Here’s a look behind the scenes of the holiday display at Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann plus an in-store gift exclusively for HIP Paris readers. …read more

We’ve previously shared our love of French films and TV in general, and how we used subtitled French movies to help us on the our language learning journey. Because of this, we were especially thrilled to discover a streaming service just for Francophiles like us who can’t get enough of French TV and film. …read more

Bouillon Chartier’s third Paris restaurant, located in the 10th arrondissement, opened just across the Gare de l’Est. It offers old-world charm, satisfying food at rock bottom prices and – crucially – the lack of long lines at the other locations. …read more

We recently spoke to Clare VIvier about 15 years of her eponymous brand, her new book Paris Chic/LA Cool: La Vie de Clare V., Paris pop-up and collaboration with Monoprix. …read more

Vacation Rentals for Those Who Don’t just Travel, they Experience. they Experience.

Boutique rentals from our trusted partner Haven In

Any parallels are flattering but skin-deep. The self-taught Julien Sebbag creates a unique ecosphere of food, music, art, and joie de vivre. …read more

Colvert, in the 6th arrondissement of Paris is a hidden gem eatery offering old-world ambiance, unpretentious service and satisfying food. …read more

Paris in August is known as a calm time, with locals emptying out of the city and scattering to summer holiday destinations around the world. There are still plenty of events to accommodate those who stick around. …read more

Artists and artisans are part of the fabric of French culture. They make the architecture, décor, clothing, food, and culture so alluring. Galeries Lafayette is an homage to French creation. So with that in mind, we thought we would share the highlights of what we discovered (and rediscovered) on our recent visit to Galeries Lafayette… …read more

We have another selection of apartments for sale this week. This time there are breathtaking Eiffel Tower views, air conditioning to beat the heat and coveted locations. …read more

July is when locals slow down, savor the warm weather as they prepare for les vacances. Here are our picks for what to do in Paris in July. …read more

Dreaming of your own flat in Paris? Or a country home in a French village? Here’s our selection of homes to help make your French dreams come true. …read more