Parisian Living

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.
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Permaculture in France

France offers many opportunities for those interested in sustainable farming methods to get their hands dirty and dive into permaculture concepts at working farms and education centers. Beyond a holistic approach to gardening, permaculture is a ...read more
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Alternative Co-Working in Paris

For those of you looking for good non-co-working co-working spots in Paris, here are several excellent little coffee shops around the city to check out....read more
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5 French Fashion Brands for Looking Like a Parisienne

If I can’t look French, at least I can dress French, right? And dressing in French brands is a good start. So if you’re also a foreigner wanting to look the part, here are some of my favorite French brands to help you look more Parisian....read more
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What to do in Paris in May 2019

As the French say “en mai, fais ce qu'il te plaît (“in May, do what makes you happy”), and the city's line-up of expos, sporting events, and other fun outings make it easy to do just that. ...read more
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10 Parisian Fashion Influencers to Follow This Spring

I feel like I’ve finally gotten a good grasp on what goes into that coveted French aesthetic. Here you’ll find my top ten favorite French fashion influencers....read more
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Paris’ Notre Dame Burns and the World Mourns

Notre Dame is the figurative center of France. So last night when we heard the cathedral was burning, we showed up by the thousands. ...read more

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Learning to Love Montmartre

For me, Montmartre might as well have been on another planet, and one reserved for tourists. But if I was going to make Montmartre my new home, I was going to do it right. ...read more
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Citypharma: Where to Buy French Beauty Products for Less

While Paris has its share of boutique beauty shops, sometimes you have to trade the lovely shopping experience for a good deal. That’s where City Pharma comes in. The discount parapharmacy is located in the Saint-Germain neighborhood and is ...read more
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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....read more
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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