Parisian Living

Exploring Rue des Rosiers

Here's how we'd spend a day in Paris' Marais neighborhood, with fabulous food and shopping on rue des Rosiers.
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How To Be a Parisienne: 10 Golden Rules

Living in Paris is no guarantee that you’ll automatically become a local. If you’re not a Parisienne and you want to be, these are the rules....read more
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Living vs. Making a Life: An American in Paris

At the time, the choice was an easy one, and my 13-year-old thought process simple: “Latin’s dead; I don’t like the way German sounds; all the boys are taking Spanish; if you take French you can go to Paris in high school.” I didn’t realize it ...read more
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The Best Asian Food on Paris’ Rue Sainte-Anne

Enthusiasts of Asian cuisine will want to visit rue Sainte-Anne, a quaint little street close to the gardens of Palais-Royal. Stretching from Avenue de l’Opéra to rue Saint-Augustin, rue Sainte-Anne delights with authentic Asian feasts....read more
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What I’ve Learned from Dating Older French Men

At the age of 53, I re-entered the dating world. France is full of beautiful men of a certain age, a surprising lot of them are available, and they are ready to mingle. ...read more
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Cooking with my French Husband: French Kitchen Secrets

Right from the outset of our relationship, cooking has been my husband’s love language. The first dish he ever cooked for me was  coq au vin (chicken braised in wine) over the small stove of an Airbnb in Nice. Not only was it one of the best ...read more
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Left Bank or Right Bank: Which Parisian Are You?

If you’ve ever dreamed of living in Paris, chances are you’ve thought about where. A funky Montmartre studio with a view? Perhaps a swank one-bedroom in the 6ème with herringbone floors and marble mantles sends your heart racing? Whether you’re ...read more

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

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Frank Adrian Barron’s new Book “Sweet Paris”

Drawing on influences from his American upbringing and la vie Parisian, Frank Adrian Barron’s new cookbook Sweet Paris offers us 59 mouthwatering seasonal dessert recipes, as well as tips on how to be a classic Parisian host. From constructing ...read more
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Easter in Paris with Kids

For children, Pâques in Paris offers a multitude of activities. Spring weather gives way to jardins in bloom. Little ones will gaze in awe at the sweet creations filling the windows of every chocolatier.  Opportunities to decorate and search for ...read more
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10 Instagram Accounts to Travel With From Home

Most Covid restrictions have now been lifted, and spring is here, but we are all still in desperate need of a pick me up Instagram session. Put your comfiest outfit on, grab a snack and let your mind wander around Paris and beyond, thanks to ...read more
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What to do in Paris in April

The cherry blossom, magnolia, and wisteria trees are in bloom and Easter is on the horizon (check out some of our favorite French chocolates). Here’s what’s on this April in the city....read more
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The Top 8 Chic Parisian Suburbs to Live and Buy in Now

Living in Paris isn't for everybody. For those in search of a space to roam within arm's reach of the French capital, here are our 8 favorite chic Parisian suburbs....read more
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Bravo L’Américaine

I live in Paris now. I know this because every morning when I wake up, I experience a brief moment of panicky, delighted confusion… I have no idea where I am!...read more
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