Parisian Living

Cooking with my French Husband: French Kitchen Secrets

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 blueprints of our future stay-at-home dates, with him cooking and me eating.
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Left Bank or Right Bank: Which Parisian Are You?

If you’ve ever dreamed of living in Paris, chances are you’ve thought about where. A funky Montmartre studio with a view? Perhaps a swank one-bedroom in the 6ème with herringbone floors and marble mantles sends your heart racing? Whether you’re ...read more
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Frank Adrian Barron’s new Book “Sweet Paris” – and a Giveaway

Drawing on influences from his American upbringing and la vie Parisian, Frank Adrian Barron’s new cookbook Sweet Paris offers us 59 mouthwatering seasonal dessert recipes, as well as tips on how to be a classic Parisian host. From constructing ...read more
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Easter in Paris with Kids

For children, Pâques in Paris offers a multitude of activities. Spring weather gives way to jardins in bloom. Little ones will gaze in awe at the sweet creations filling the windows of every chocolatier.  Opportunities to decorate and search for ...read more
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10 Instagram Accounts to Travel With From Home

Most Covid restrictions have now been lifted, and spring is here, but we are all still in desperate need of a pick me up Instagram session. Put your comfiest outfit on, grab a snack and let your mind wander around Paris and beyond, thanks to ...read more
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What to do in Paris in April

The cherry blossom, magnolia, and wisteria trees are in bloom and Easter is on the horizon (check out some of our favorite French chocolates). Here’s what’s on this April in the city....read more
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The Top 8 Chic Parisian Suburbs to Live and Buy in Now

Living in Paris isn't for everybody. For those in search of a space to roam within arm's reach of the French capital, here are our 8 favorite chic Parisian suburbs....read more

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

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Bravo L’Américaine

I live in Paris now. I know this because every morning when I wake up, I experience a brief moment of panicky, delighted confusion… I have no idea where I am!...read more
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The Best Books to Travel in France From Wherever You Are

If you are obsessed with travel as much as we are, we have selected four of the best books to immerse yourself in France....read more
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Packing for Paris With Only a Carry-On

You’ve spent time en route to the City of Light dreaming of sipping champagne at a café, watching the city go by. Or perhaps, you’re eager to begin your tour of the Musée Rodin.  Now post flight reality has set in. You’re standing in a sea of ...read more
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Friend or Foe? How to Cope When the French Get Feisty

We’ve all heard something to the effect of, “Paris would be perfect, if it weren’t for the French.” I usually laugh these comments off as clichés that hark back to an earlier age, when France was more culturally closed than it is now. We all ...read more
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7 Best Hip Boutique Hotels in Paris

In Paris few hotels break the mold. Enjoy a chic home away from home at these ultra-hip boutique hotels in Paris....read more
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Winter Dating in Paris

What’s there to do in Paris now that the stress of meeting is over? This is the honeymoon phase. Even though it’s gray and gloomy outside, you’re still out and about. ...read more
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