Parisian Living

Our Favorite Stinky French Cheese

Today there are nearly 400 distinct cheeses in France, and discussing and eating them is a national pastime. Check out these stinky French cheeses for your next trip to a fromagerie.
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Best Waterside Bars Near Paris

Terraces abound in Paris right now. And the growing number of waterside bars are especially appealing, with their spacious, airy, festive, and beach-like vibes. This new wave of waterside bars are worth the journey out of the city center to ...read more
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Enjoy Paris Like a Local This Summer 

Paris is almost back in full swing and Parisians are once again indulging in their favorite past times. Check out these wonderful little spots to get you living like a local this summer....read more
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My French Boyfriend

As une femme d’une certain âge, I thought I’d seen it all in the gentleman-caller department. Here are some things that I learned when I first got to know un français, up close and personal....read more
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The 7 Best Paris Terraces For Summer

After months of shuttered closure, terrace mania has taken over Paris. Here's a selection to help you choose the best terrace for you....read more
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Terraces in Paris are Back

What’s it like being back on a café terrace in Paris? It’s like being back in your lover’s arms after a long, hard trip. It’s like home....read more
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Friend Dates in Paris for Summer

With third lockdown now behind us and sunny weather in full swing, Parisians are getting creative with finding ways to see their friends. While thankfully the days of people watching from a café terrace have just returned, here are some other ...read more

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What to do in Paris in June

Finally terrasses, museums, and shops have reopened in Paris! With this comes many events that will bring a dose of life back to the city....read more
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Modern French Music to Check Out Now

Since moving to Paris, I’ve given Francophone music another chance, but this time through a more modern lens. Inspired by some of my favorite anglophone artists, here are five modern French speaking music artists worth checking out. ...read more
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Where to Find Luxury Second-Hand Clothing in Paris

The French have been creating their style with second-hand fashion long before “pre-loved” was a thing. Know their secret to being chic....read more
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Living French: Author Pamela Druckerman on Moving to Paris & Becoming French

To launch the series, I recently sat down (virtually) with Paris-based author and journalist Pamela Druckerman. We discussed her recently released children’s rhyming book “Paris by Phone,” what initially brought her to Paris, and how she ...read more
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My New Paris Neighborhood

Moving neighborhoods in Paris is no easy task. When I lived in Texas and California, it didn't really matter – but in Paris, it's different. ...read more
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Paris’ Best Tarts and Sweets

These tarts are one-of-a-kind creations that you have no choice but to travel across Paris (or an ocean, when you can) to try....read more
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