Parisian Living

HiP Paris Writers and Friends: Lockdown Impressions From Paris and Beyond

All of our lives, wherever we may find ourselves hunkering down in these crazy times, have greatly changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and fast. To get some more unique perspectives on living under lockdown in Paris and the French countryside, we asked some of our friends and colleagues how confinement is looking and feeling for them.
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Paris Museums Online: Art You Can Enjoy From Anywhere

If you were planning on visiting Paris but are now unable to, you don’t have to forego the sightseeing entirely. You can still explore the city’s famed museums and art galleries from your own home, thanks to the Internet. ...read more
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Lockdown in the South of France: A Parisian Journalist in Arles

I’m currently sitting in an armchair perched in an alcove on the third floor of a house located in Arles, in the South of France, 30 kilometers from the Mediterranean sea. Since the pandemic started, I’ve been searching for a clear image to ...read more
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The HiP Paris Team: Lockdown Impressions From Paris & Beyond

Parisians have either fled the city for the countryside or have been under confinement rules that were tightened just a week ago— hear how our HiP Paris Blog team has been dealing with France's new regulations so far. ...read more
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The Best French Recipe Websites For Cooking Your Way Through Lockdown

We are officially on day 15 of lockdown in Paris — and I’m trying hard not to count! Here is a little roundup of good French recipes for your next confinement dinner....read more
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Our Favorite French Netflix Series to Binge on During Lockdown

Now we have the perfect excuse to snuggle up with a cup of tea or glass of wine, some chocolate or popcorn, and binge watch some French-language Netflix series....read more
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New Books on Paris for Spring 2020

If you can’t travel to Paris right now, you can bring the city straight to you via these wonderful new books-- there's something for everyone. ...read more

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

Boutique rentals from our trusted partner Haven In

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What to do at Home in Paris During Lockdown

How do we stay inside our tiny Parisian apartments all day without going stir crazy? Here are some ideas to keep you occupied....read more
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Paris Under Lockdown

I’ve lived in Paris for three years. This lockdown is the most intense thing I’ve experienced. We’ve been given greater and greater restrictions over the past few days, and now as of Tuesday March 17 we all had to stay home....read more
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How to Experience Paris From Your Home

While you may not be able to travel to France right now, there are still ways you can get a little taste of France from your own home....read more
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World’s Largest Urban Farm To Open in Paris (Soon we Hope)

Although Paris is the most densely populated city in Europe, over the past few years the city has seen an impressive spurt of innovative farming and gardening initiatives. With unforeseen events like the Coronavirus in full swing, it's never ...read more
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My Perfect Day in Paris – With Travel Photographer Rebecca Plotnick

After studying apparel merchandising at Indiana University, Rebecca’s path was all set —or at least that’s what she thought until she spent a semester in Italy and was seriously bitten by the travel bug. And that’s when ideas about becoming a ...read more
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What to do in Paris in March

With the plethora of events on this March in Paris, it’s fair to say that there’s certainly something for everyone!...read more