Parisian Living

Best Green Day Trips from Paris

With a short day trip from Paris city center you can surround yourself in gorgeous greenery, as well as some history and culture. Here are some of the best day trips for those seeking a peaceful and beautiful escape to nature.
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The Millennial Guide to Dating in Paris

We dive into the Paris dating scene and larger French dating culture, from France’s popular dating apps and a layout of where the cool kids hang out, to the cultural norms you’ll need to familiarize yourself with....read more
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The Best Terraces in Paris for an Apéro

When the weather is nice in Paris, the only place Parisians want to be is en terrasse. Here is a selection of our favorite hangouts across the capital....read more
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How to Meet Like-Minded Parents in Paris

I think it really does take a village to raise a child, but mainly so that the mom of said child doesn’t go batty from solitude. Read on for my favorite ways to make connections, and begin to turn Paris into a sweet little village where you and ...read more
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Paris Cafe Culture Vs London Pub Culture

When it comes to meeting up with friends for a drink, Parisians and Londoners have slightly different expectations. French urbanites will usually head to a café whereas the London equivalent is a pub....read more
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Permaculture in France

France offers many opportunities for those interested in sustainable farming methods to get their hands dirty and dive into permaculture concepts at working farms and education centers. Beyond a holistic approach to gardening, permaculture is a ...read more
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Alternative Co-Working in Paris

For those of you looking for good non-co-working co-working spots in Paris, here are several excellent little coffee shops around the city to check out....read more

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

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5 French Fashion Brands for Looking Like a Parisienne

If I can’t look French, at least I can dress French, right? And dressing in French brands is a good start. So if you’re also a foreigner wanting to look the part, here are some of my favorite French brands to help you look more Parisian....read more
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What to do in Paris in May 2019

As the French say “en mai, fais ce qu'il te plaît (“in May, do what makes you happy”), and the city's line-up of expos, sporting events, and other fun outings make it easy to do just that. ...read more
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10 Parisian Fashion Influencers to Follow This Spring

I feel like I’ve finally gotten a good grasp on what goes into that coveted French aesthetic. Here you’ll find my top ten favorite French fashion influencers....read more
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Paris’ Notre Dame Burns and the World Mourns

Notre Dame is the figurative center of France. So last night when we heard the cathedral was burning, we showed up by the thousands. ...read more
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Learning to Love Montmartre

For me, Montmartre might as well have been on another planet, and one reserved for tourists. But if I was going to make Montmartre my new home, I was going to do it right. ...read more
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Citypharma: Where to Buy French Beauty Products for Less

While Paris has its share of boutique beauty shops, sometimes you have to trade the lovely shopping experience for a good deal. That’s where City Pharma comes in. The discount parapharmacy is located in the Saint-Germain neighborhood and is ...read more