Parisian Living

Where to go in Paris’ Canal Saint-Martin Neighborhood

Once an industrial hub, the Canal Saint-Martin area is now one of the trendiest, most dynamic quartiers in the city, with creative restaurants, fun fashion, and bars bursting with boisterous crowds.
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Inside IKEA’s first Central-Paris Store

The ultimate catch-22 of every Parisian has to be decorating their apartment. But there is one easy solution to our space-starved woes: IKEA. Things are looking up for us budget-conscious Parisians, because IKEA has finally opened a store right ...read more
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My Perfect Day in Paris: Lindsey Tramuta

We’re delving into the lives of some well-known Parisians to find out what they would consider an ideal day in Paris in our new series My Perfect Day in Paris. To kick things off, Lindsey Tramuta, an American journalist and bestselling author of ...read more
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Best Green Day Trips from Paris

With a short day trip from Paris city center you can surround yourself in gorgeous greenery, as well as some history and culture. Here are some of the best day trips for those seeking a peaceful and beautiful escape to nature....read more
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The Millennial Guide to Dating in Paris

We dive into the Paris dating scene and larger French dating culture, from France’s popular dating apps and a layout of where the cool kids hang out, to the cultural norms you’ll need to familiarize yourself with....read more
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The Best Terraces in Paris for an Apéro

When the weather is nice in Paris, the only place Parisians want to be is en terrasse. Here is a selection of our favorite hangouts across the capital....read more
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How to Meet Like-Minded Parents in Paris

I think it really does take a village to raise a child, but mainly so that the mom of said child doesn’t go batty from solitude. Read on for my favorite ways to make connections, and begin to turn Paris into a sweet little village where you and ...read more

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Paris Cafe Culture Vs London Pub Culture

When it comes to meeting up with friends for a drink, Parisians and Londoners have slightly different expectations. French urbanites will usually head to a café whereas the London equivalent is a pub....read more
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Permaculture in France

France offers many opportunities for those interested in sustainable farming methods to get their hands dirty and dive into permaculture concepts at working farms and education centers. Beyond a holistic approach to gardening, permaculture is a ...read more
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Alternative Co-Working in Paris

For those of you looking for good non-co-working co-working spots in Paris, here are several excellent little coffee shops around the city to check out....read more
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5 French Fashion Brands for Looking Like a Parisienne

If I can’t look French, at least I can dress French, right? And dressing in French brands is a good start. So if you’re also a foreigner wanting to look the part, here are some of my favorite French brands to help you look more Parisian....read more
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What to do in Paris in May 2019

As the French say “en mai, fais ce qu'il te plaît (“in May, do what makes you happy”), and the city's line-up of expos, sporting events, and other fun outings make it easy to do just that. ...read more
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10 Parisian Fashion Influencers to Follow This Spring

I feel like I’ve finally gotten a good grasp on what goes into that coveted French aesthetic. Here you’ll find my top ten favorite French fashion influencers....read more