Parisian Living

After Lockdown: The First Thing Parisians Will Do

After two months of home confinement, most Parisians are looking forward to having a little more freedom as of May 11th. We asked some of our Parisian friends what they are most eager to do once the lockdown has been lifted, and beyond.
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Paris Creatives’ & Freelancers’ Thoughts Under Lockdown & Beyond

For some creatives and freelancers in Paris, the confinement has been a time to re-think community, forge connections, and embrace flexibility both in terms of creative expression and—for many—professional goals. Though Kate Devine, Roxanne ...read more
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10 Ways to Entertain Your Kids During Lockdown & Beyond

Like many caretakers around the world, I’ve been in isolation with children for weeks. Like many caretakers around the world, I’ve been in isolation with children for weeks. While I’m grateful for our safety and health, it hasn’t been easy to ...read more
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COVID-19 Relief: How You, Too, Can Help

As important as staying home is in the fight against Covid-19, many of us would like to help out in other ways too. Here are some ideas for how you can lend a hand – whether by giving time, money, or other forms of support. ...read more
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French Michelin-Star Chef Recipes for Lockdown: Éric Frechon’s Scrumptious Ham and Cheese Croque-Monsieur

In France, we’re just coming to the end of week five of confinement, and, frankly, with (at least) another three weeks to go, our foodie inspiration is starting to dwindle! So if, like us, you need something to jumpstart your cooking motivation ...read more
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Walking in Paris is Different Now

Since I moved to Paris three years ago, I’ve loved walking here. Now, we’re confined to a one kilometer radius of our homes. We can only go out for exercise before 10 a.m. and after 7 p.m., for one hour....read more
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French Music Online: Live Performances, Streaming, Podcasts and Our Favorite Songs

While much of the world might be on lockdown, technology allows Francophiles and culture lovers to remain connected to French artistic life by discovering (or re-discovering) French music online. Here’s where to hear some of our favorite tunes ...read more

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Three Books on Paris you Can Read From Anywhere

With the current coronavirus pandemic and the resulting travel freeze, the City of Lights will have to be enjoyed from afar, but these great books are one more way to keep your Paris cravings at bay and get you excited about traveling again....read more
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How to Improve Your French Online

The best way to learn a language is usually by having an extended stay abroad so you can fully immerse yourself in a culture. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 crisis, traveling abroad is not currently a possibility. Here are some excellent ...read more
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My Perfect Day in Paris – with David Lebovitz

Acclaimed pastry chef, cookbook author, and blogger David Lebovitz's Paris is multicultural, tight-knit, and deliciously creative—a more down-to-earth side of the city that often goes unnoticed....read more
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Who’s Making My Paris Life Bearable Right Now? My Petits Commerçants

I love living in my quartier. There is a wonderful shopping street just around the corner, Rue de Levis, where I’ve gotten to know my merchants, and my food shopping is often a highlight of my day. Now, we have coronavirus restrictions. ...read more
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Stay Home: Food Delivery in Paris During the Lockdown

With Paris still under Covid-19 lockdown, many of our favorite restaurants, cafes, and food stores have unfortunately had to close their doors. Supermarkets remain open, but you may prefer to order your food online. Here are some of the food ...read more
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French Michelin-Star Chef Recipes for Lockdown: Stéphanie Le Quellec’s Irresistible Crème Caramel

In these unprecedented times, we must stay entertained. But more importantly, we must stay fed. And what could be worse than a bad meal? A bad end to a good meal, bien sûr! So, in order not to disappoint, here’s the first in our new series of ...read more