Parisian Living

What to do in Paris in April 2019

Following the momentum set by the Omnivore festival in March, Paris continues to host a variety of food festivals and events throughout the month of April.
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Gluten-Free in Paris Part 3: The Best GF Coffee Shops

In this installment of our gluten-free in Paris series we share with you a few spots where you are sure to find a delicious gluten-free patisserie to go with your coffee....read more
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Eat with Locals in Paris

With its world-renowned restaurants, cute corner cafés, and neo-bistros, visitors to Paris have an abundance of options when it comes to choosing where to eat in Paris. There is a growing trend of tourists seeking out alternative dining options ...read more
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What’s New in Paris’ SOPI (South Pigalle) Neighborhood?

The Parisian district known as SoPi, South Pigalle, has seen a gradual evolution from a somewhat seedy and sleepy residential area bordering the red light district into one of the hippest neighborhood of Paris. This movement is proving to be ...read more
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The Top 5 Best Bulk Food Stores in Paris

Paris has seen a variety of 100% bulk food shops open their doors across the city. Here are a few of our favorite spot to stock up without wasting in Paris:...read more
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The Best Sustainable, Ethical & Fair-Trade Shopping in Paris

There is an increasing movement in France to support eco-minded commerce, with consumers demanding a certain ethical engagement from the businesses they support. Shops promoting fair trade are on the rise in cities across France, and Paris is no ...read more
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March Events in Paris: Omnivore Festival, Half Marathon, Tutankhamun, Drake & More

March sees Paris come back to life, with terraces slowly filling with sun-seeking Parisians and pedestrians lingering in the streets a little longer to enjoy a blue sky. The added energy that spring brings will come in handy if you're trying to ...read more

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How to Have a Natural Birth in Paris

Your inner universe shifts forever when you find out you’re pregnant. It is a powerful event, a spiritual quickening. So enjoy it, bathe in that avalanche of novel feelings. And resist letting your reveries be ruined by thoughts of ...read more
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5 Cozy French Podcasts to Listen to This Winter

It’s been a while since the sun has shined on the streets of the City of Light. When it gets this cold, Parisians master the art of staying in and cozying up with a good book or podcast. From drama to true crime and pop culture, here are a few ...read more
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Paris with Kids: The Best of Kid Friendly in Paris

When Paris' mayor made the city's public transportation services free for children under the age of 11, she took a step towards reducing air pollution in Paris. This also made the city a more welcoming place for families. While urban ...read more
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Paris Cats Part 4: Finding a Pet Sitter in Paris

The hardest part of cat care in Paris, in my opinion, is finding a sitter while you’re on vacation. Our Paris neighbors are aloof and sophisticated, unlikely candidates for dealing with poop. The first time we went on vacation in France, Sam ...read more
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February Events in Paris: Chinese New Year, Agriculture Salon, Valentine’s Day & More

February is a month full of festivals and special events that annually delight Parisians. While the holidays may be over, the fun doesn’t need to come to an end—so say no to winter blues, put on a warm coat, and take advantage of what Paris has ...read more
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Where to Eat Around Notre Dame in Paris

Paris has hundreds of fabulous restaurants. Nevertheless, it can be hard to find a good venue among the dining options around Notre Dame, the most visited site in all of Paris. However, if you avoid the mediocre establishments lining the Latin ...read more