Parisian Living

A Guide to Paris’s Latin Quarter

Where Hemingway once walked, and students now weave in and out of Soufflot Hall and the Bibliothèque Saint-Geneviève, is the storied Latin Quarter, straddling parts of the fifth and sixth arrondissements of Paris.
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Where to Eat Around the Champs-Élysées and Arc de Triomphe

Here is a selection of venues around the Champs-Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe that are well worth eating at, compared to the chain restaurants that unfortunately line the world-famous avenue. In fact, in the case of some⁠, you may even have ...read more
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Square Spotting: Paris’s Prettiest Squares for Summer

It’s finally summer. And as we are now able to stroll around the city as usual, here are some bookmark-worthy ideas and inspiration for exploring! We've been through the City of Light’s prettiest secret streets, so here are some of the most ...read more
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Slow Flowers: The Sustainable Movement is Growing in Paris

The Ferme Florale Urbaine cultivates sustainable, seasonal flowers and sells them to both florists and individuals. They are part of the growing “Slow Flower” movement, joining the ranks of slow food and fashion....read more
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Fragonard Giveaway: The Perfect Summer Soap By Go-To French Heritage Perfume-Makers

A ubiquitous joie de vivre weaved its way through France, and all to the scent of Fragonard’s exclusive fruity parfums. Popular with members of high society on both sides of the Atlantic, the French house’s pretty glass flasks of perfumes were ...read more
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Bon Appétit: Our Favorite Bistro Cookbooks

There are so many things that Francophiles miss about the French capital while travel restrictions are in place, and chief amongst them is the food. At the heart of dining out in Paris is, of course, the humble bistro. For centuries they have ...read more
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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....read more

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

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My Perfect Day in Paris with Messy Nessy

Just before the travel freeze was put in place, we met up with travel blogger Vanessa Grall, aka Messy Nessy, to fuel our travel lust. Seeking out those spots that are worth their salt is Vanessa’s primary trade. A skilled storyteller, her blog ...read more
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Contemporary French Books to Add to Your Reading List

From contemporary literary greats to critically acclaimed newcomers, here is a selection of recently released books by French authors, all translated into English....read more
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Local Paris Artisans, Designers and Brands to Support

While the French capital slowly returns to life but travel remains restricted, what better way to support your favorite city than collecting bespoke souvenirs to decorate both yourself and your home? As I return to designing and reconnecting ...read more
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Our Favorite English Bookstores in Paris

There’s nothing quite like cozying up with an old-fashioned paper book and exercising that newfound freedom by walking over to one of these wonderful local English bookstores....read more
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End of Lockdown: Freedom (Sort of) in Paris

There was nothing magical about May 11 in France. But, it felt magical. It felt magical because we no longer need the attestation. ...read more
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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!)....read more