Parisian Living

Off the Tourist Path: Five of Paris’s Prettiest Secret Streets

Besides the city’s Haussmanian avenues, there’s also another side of Paris whose hidden charms locals prefer keeping to themselves. The city’s secret streets—bucolic pathways lined with picturesque residences will transport you to a cozy village in the South of France.
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Paris’s Top Three Winter Gardens

Paris might put on a grey, gloomy winter coat, but there are still places in the city to enjoy beautiful plants while staying warm. Here are our top three winter gardens in Paris. more
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SOS Medecins: French House Calls 24/7

Americans may not have done house calls since Little House on the Prairie, but if you're sick in France, SOS Médecins will give you 24/7 access to a doctor at home. more
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Our Favorite French-Language Netflix Series Right Now

Here are my favorite French-language TV series on Netflix, including crime shows, science-fiction, supernatural, and romantic more
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Where to go on a First Date in Paris

Wondering what to do for a first date in Paris? From tranquil afternoons on the lake, to pétanque, trivia nights, and sparkling city views, here are some of our best first date ideas in more
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What to do in Paris in February

It’s Valentine’s Day this month and where better to spend it than the City of Love? While romance may be in the air, there are also plenty of other happenings in Paris this month to keep you distracted from that winter more
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Perfume in Paris: Make Your Own Workshops, Tours & Museums

Perfume is one of the most quintessentially French products. There are a number of unique perfume experiences and niche perfume boutiques in Paris where you can get an excellent introduction to perfume and even try your hand at making your own more

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

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What to do on Your Next Girls’ Night (or Weekend) Out in Paris

Shake up your next girls' night by bringing together your copines over a workshop, tour, tasting, or event organized by one of the below female more
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My Perfect Day in Paris – With Jane Bertch of French Cooking School La Cuisine Paris

After years of working in banking, Jane Bertch moved to Paris and went from banker to baker, founding cooking school La Cuisine more
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How to Get Around Paris During the Strikes

As part of a national movement, Paris’ public transit workers have been on strike since December 5. Here are three essential tips to make the most of your stay — and get around efficiently. more
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Happy New Year 2020! A Look Back at HiP Paris’s Best Posts of 2019

The best thing about being part of the team on a blog like HiP Paris, aside from all of our amazing readers who keep us on our toes of course, is that we get to work with talented writers and photographers who take us to all four corners of the more
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What to do in Paris in January

Don’t put up your feet just yet because with the New Year brings a slew of new events to enjoy this month in Paris. more
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How to Spend an Alternative New Year’s Eve in Paris

If you’re looking to avoid the crowds and do something a little bit different this NYE, there are plenty of alternative events in Paris that are sure to make your night a memorable one. more