Author: Pronoti Baglary

Pronoti is a freelance writer and photographer based between Paris and Toulouse. She is also the founder of a slow travel blog Détours. Having had an academic training in Sociology, she is interested in everything related to culture & society: languages, arts, literature and technologies. She writes about food, lifestyle, travel, architecture, as well as musings about her life as an expat in Paris. Her work has been published on platforms like Urbansider, Bonjour Paris and Fodors.

Despite the winter chill, February in Paris is still definitely a good idea! Here are some of the best events and things to do in Paris this month. …read more

Les Nouvelles Tables du Gourmet is a food court, on the upper floor of Galeries Lafayette Gourmet, featuring some of the most talented chefs in Paris. We’ve done a round-up of restaurants here to try on your next trip to the iconic store. …read more

After the December festivities, January can be a tough act to follow. But don’t be fooled by the slow start to this month! There’s more than enough things to do and see in Paris even in January. …read more

From Christmas markets, to exhibitions and the best places to enjoy holiday festivities, here is all you should know about December in Paris. …read more

November is the best time to experience Paris in a different light, quite literally, as the city prepares for the festive season. From events and exhibitions to celebrations and Christmas markets, here’s all you should know about what’s happening in Paris this November. …read more

Photographer and New York Times bestselling author Jamie Beck joins us to talk about her new book, life in France and her inspirations. …read more

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In our French-Indian household, my husband and I have managed to create a pastiche of food and cooking rituals which are a blend of both cultures. Sometimes the medley turns out beautifully while there are many attempts which haven’t been so successful. …read more

Île de la Cité is a tiny island in the historical center of Paris with many secret corners worth exploring. …read more

Right from the outset of our relationship, cooking has been my husband’s love language. The first dish he ever cooked for me was  coq au vin (chicken braised in wine) over the small stove of an Airbnb in Nice. Not only was it one of the best meals I’d ever had, it also laid the… …read more

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 match made in heaven: I love to eat and she loves to feed. Here I am sharing… …read more

When beginning life from scratch in a new country, or simply attempting to learn a new language, a sense of humor goes a long way. Even more so when the city in question is Paris, and the language happens to be French. And every now and then, when I need to feel validated about the… …read more