Parisian Living

Bon Appétit: Our Favorite Bistro Cookbooks

There are so many things that Francophiles miss about the French capital while travel restrictions are in place, and chief amongst them is the food. At the heart of dining out in Paris is, of course, the humble bistro. For centuries they have popularized culinary classics like steak frites, coq au vin, gratin dauphinois, and more. While it might be a while before visitors can find their way
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6 Feel-Good French Films to Watch Now

One of the best things about watching a movie is that it transports us into another world. So, take a break and escape into one of these lighthearted, feel-good French films....read more
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My Perfect Day in Paris with Messy Nessy

Just before the travel freeze was put in place, we met up with travel blogger Vanessa Grall, aka Messy Nessy, to fuel our travel lust. Seeking out those spots that are worth their salt is Vanessa’s primary trade. A skilled storyteller, her blog ...read more
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Contemporary French Books to Add to Your Reading List

From contemporary literary greats to critically acclaimed newcomers, here is a selection of recently released books by French authors, all translated into English....read more
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Local Paris Artisans, Designers and Brands to Support

While the French capital slowly returns to life but travel remains restricted, what better way to support your favorite city than collecting bespoke souvenirs to decorate both yourself and your home? As I return to designing and reconnecting ...read more
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Our Favorite English Bookstores in Paris

There’s nothing quite like cozying up with an old-fashioned paper book and exercising that newfound freedom by walking over to one of these wonderful local English bookstores....read more
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End of Lockdown: Freedom (Sort of) in Paris

There was nothing magical about May 11 in France. But, it felt magical. It felt magical because we no longer need the attestation. ...read more

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

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Free Online Learning From Paris

From cooking and cocktails, to arts and culture, these free online resources are a great opportunity for you to gain more knowledge and skills (if you feel like it!)....read more
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French Sweets and Desserts You Can Buy Online

Here are delicious brands to help satisfy your cravings for french pastries and sweets without having to leave your house....read more
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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....read more
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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