Parisian Living

What to do in Paris and Online in April

Spring is in full swing and it’s a beautiful time of year in Paris. Here's what to do in Paris and online in April.
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Book Release and Giveaway: A Table in Paris

John Donohue’s “A Table in Paris” is a collection of drawings and conversations celebrating the combination of dining and artistic creativity that is so uniquely Parisian....read more
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Staying Sane in Paris a Year into COVID

Of all the things the pandemic has robbed us of, I miss the spirit of Paris the most. This city has an energy that just can’t be found elsewhere. While everyone loves an intimate dinner party, Parisian socializing is best enjoyed in groups....read more
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5 Expat YouTubers in Paris

In the months leading up to my move, I watched a lot of videos from Paris-based YouTubers. Getting a front-row seat in a stranger’s life really transports you to the city they’re living in. ...read more
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My Perfect Day in Paris with Ajiri Aki – Madame de la Maison

Ajiri Aki is the visionary behind Madame de la Maison, a boutique of stylish antiques and linens for entertaining. She shares her perfect day in Paris....read more
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Finding Love & an Apartment in Paris

I moved to Paris four years ago with my then-husband and teenage son. We hired a real estate agent to find us an apartment. He did all the work and talking, and got us installed into a palatial apartment within weeks. Easy-peasy. Last year, ...read more
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Expat Life: Paris Plumbing Adventure

All Parisians have a plumbing story, especially since plumbing in old Parisian buildings tends to be an afterthought....read more

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“Le Flirting” in France: The Art of Seduction

Soon after arriving in Paris, a man asked if he could join me at a café. “Actually, I am engaged,” I said. “But zees is nuh-sing in France,” he replied....read more
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A Single’s Guide to Surviving Paris on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day may just be the most divisive holiday out there. While many of those with an amoureux may love the opportunity to profess their love in person (and usually on Instagram too), it can be a tough day for others. Whether you’re a ...read more
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Why I Moved to Paris During a Pandemic

If I could go back in time a year and describe my current life to my December 2019 self, she would think I was crazy. The most notable change that last year brought for me was quitting my stable full-time job in the middle of a pandemic to move ...read more
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What to do in Paris and Online in February

February is here already! Here are some online and in-real-life events you can participate in to keep your spirits high....read more
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NYC Fashion Versus La Mode Parisienne

Both New York and Paris are fashion capitals. With one city opening fashion month and the other closing it, what sets these beloved metropolises apart?...read more
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Expat Entrepreneurs in Paris: La Chambre Paris

Moving to a foreign country, learning a new language, and finding work is daunting enough, let alone starting your own business! But that’s exactly what Ian and Alison from French bed linen company La Chambre Paris have done. We recently spoke ...read more
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