Parisian Living

What to do in Paris in August

If you're visiting Paris or staying in town, here's what to do in Paris this August from music and film festivals to outdoor swimming.
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What to Pack for Summer in Paris

Once you’ve secured your summer vacation dates, booked your plane tickets to Paris and spent hours scouring blogs for the trendiest restaurants, the most fashionable boutiques and the off-the-beaten-path adventures, there’s only one last hurdle ...read more
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Where to buy Zero-Waste Cleaning Products and Supplies in Paris

Parisians have never lost the habit of shopping in local hardware shops, where you can find many zero-waste cleaning products. Les Drogueries D’Aujourd’hui is one of several new chains making the most of an old idea, offering wooden brushes with ...read more
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What to do on Bastille Day in Paris

Known simply as le 14 juillet (July 14th) by the French, Bastille Day is one of the most important dates in French history. So how do you celebrate in Paris? Other than the annual military parade, here are some of our favorite Bastille Day ...read more
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What to do in Paris in July

July starts to see the city slow down and settle into its summer pace. But while life takes on a slower pace in July, Paris events aren’t lacking....read more
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Where to go in Paris’ Canal Saint-Martin Neighborhood

Once an industrial hub, the Canal Saint-Martin area is now one of the trendiest, most dynamic quartiers in the city, with creative restaurants, fun fashion, and bars bursting with boisterous crowds....read more
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Inside IKEA’s first Central-Paris Store

The ultimate catch-22 of every Parisian has to be decorating their apartment. But there is one easy solution to our space-starved woes: IKEA. Things are looking up for us budget-conscious Parisians, because IKEA has finally opened a store right ...read more

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My Perfect Day in Paris: Lindsey Tramuta

We’re delving into the lives of some well-known Parisians to find out what they would consider an ideal day in Paris in our new series My Perfect Day in Paris. To kick things off, Lindsey Tramuta, an American journalist and bestselling author of ...read more
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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....read more
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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