Parisian Living

The Art of the “Bonjour”

What’s the most important word in the French language? Bonjour. In France, it’s the key to a pleasant encounter.
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Sundays in Paris: What to do on a Sunday in the Marais

The Marais stays open on Sunday. Not every shop or eatery, but enough that the neighborhood feels alive on those typically quiet dimanches. ...read more
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5 Must-Visit Movie Locations in Paris

Come with me on a tour of five Paris spots that I’ve experienced first in the movies, then in real life, to find out if they live up to their cinematic claims to fame....read more
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The Best New Paris Hotels in Fall 2019

Here are six of our favorite most fashionable new addresses to check into this fall....read more
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What to do in Paris in September

With September comes la rentrée, the time when Parisians returns from their summer vacations, rested and ready to get back to work. And that means there’s plenty to do in Paris this month....read more
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The Bees (and Honey) of Paris

There’s been an upswing in apiculture in Paris, with ruches (beehives) in the most unexpected places. With all the buzz around bees, I decided to discover more about beekeeping and the honey of Paris. ...read more
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Paris With a Disability: Tips for Enjoying the City With Limited Mobility

Here’s a brief list of considerations for the adventurous, but less able amongst us; Paris can certainly be a challenge for those with a disability, but it needn't be a disappointment. Tom Nash, quadruple amputee and international keynote ...read more

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

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Summer Activities to Cool Down in Paris

When temperatures tip over 90°F (that’s 32°C for the French), Parisians turn to summer activities that’ll help them cool down…and escape the sweaty crowds trying to do the same. Here are five of our favorite Paris summer activities that’ll keep ...read more
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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....read more
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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