Parisian Living

My French Boyfriend

As une femme d’une certain âge, I thought I’d seen it all in the gentleman-caller department. Here are some things that I learned when I first got to know un français, up close and personal.
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Terraces in Paris are Back

What’s it like being back on a café terrace in Paris? It’s like being back in your lover’s arms after a long, hard trip. It’s like home....read more
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Friend Dates in Paris for Summer

With third lockdown now behind us and sunny weather in full swing, Parisians are getting creative with finding ways to see their friends. While thankfully the days of people watching from a café terrace have just returned, here are some other ...read more
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What to do in Paris in June

Finally terrasses, museums, and shops have reopened in Paris! With this comes many events that will bring a dose of life back to the city....read more
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Modern French Music to Check Out Now

Since moving to Paris, I’ve given Francophone music another chance, but this time through a more modern lens. Inspired by some of my favorite anglophone artists, here are five modern French speaking music artists worth checking out. ...read more
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Living French: Author Pamela Druckerman on Moving to Paris & Becoming French

To launch the series, I recently sat down (virtually) with Paris-based author and journalist Pamela Druckerman. We discussed her recently released children’s rhyming book “Paris by Phone,” what initially brought her to Paris, and how she ...read more
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My New Paris Neighborhood

Moving neighborhoods in Paris is no easy task. When I lived in Texas and California, it didn't really matter – but in Paris, it's different. ...read more

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Paris’ Best Tarts and Sweets

These tarts are one-of-a-kind creations that you have no choice but to travel across Paris (or an ocean, when you can) to try....read more
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What to do in Paris in May

If things go according to plan, France will begin re-opening mid-May. And we can’t wait! There’s a lot this May in Paris and we're thrilled....read more
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My Perfect (Jewish) Day in Paris with Karen Reb Rudel

Karen Reb Rudel is a Jewish American who has called Paris her home for over 20 years and runs a walking tour company called Sight Seeker’s Delight. Join us as Karen takes us through her perfect (Jewish) day in Paris! ...read more
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Expat Entrepreneurs in Paris: Boneshaker Doughnuts

I recently sat down (virtually) with Boneshaker Doughnuts owner and head baker, Amanda Bankert, to discuss how the idea to open a doughnut shop in the heart of Paris came to be, how they’ve adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic, and more....read more
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Where to Shop for Plants in Paris

Whether you're just about to start your collection or you’re currently looking for “unicorns,” here is a guide where to shop for plants in Paris....read more
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Paris Street Style: Le Marais

There is nothing not to love about this lively rive droite district. Here, we give our tips for blending in on the streets of this hip hub....read more
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