Parisian Living

Heidi Swanson’s 10 Days in Paris

Food blogger, photographer, and world traveler Heidi Swanson reflects on 10 idyllic days in Paris. From the flea markets at Clignancourt to the gelato at Pozzetto to dinner at Le Verre Volé, she hit a number of our favorite spots. Text and photos by Heidi Swanson, 101 Cookbooks It’s 5:45 in the morning, the sky […]
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Postcards from the Seine

Courtesy of Little Brown Pen Browsing Nichole’s blog Little Brown Pen today I saw she posted this lovely snapshot she took of one of the ubiquitous postcard racks along the Seine. So romantic and appropriate! Thanks Nichole. A bientot ...read more
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Veggies chez vous – seasonal delights home delivered in Paris

Fall is here, and with that the harvest. There is no good reason that Paris dwellers need forego the delights of eating the bountiful produce found within easy reach of the city of lights.  Wanting to remain local and support the neighboring ...read more
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La Mode: Fall Fashion Week 2009 Hits Paris

photos.upi.com It’s back! Just as we begin to recover from one Paris fashion week, it seems the next is upon us. As if it lacked for style, Paris becomes that much more fashionable during this week of the year (actually two weeks of the ...read more
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Portes Ouvertes — It’s Not Too Late!

It’s not too late to visit the “Portes Ouvertes” in Menilmontant. During this event, many studios throughout the 19th and 20th arrondissements will open their doors to the public in an attempt to unite artists with the ...read more
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Rumor Has It

By Linda Donahue, ParisienSalon.com & photos by Virginia Jones Who started this rumor that Parisians are unfriendly?  Even my father, who hasn’t met a single Parisian, let alone been to Paris, believes this to be true.I’ve always found the ...read more
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Paris: Tea Capital of the World

Teatime at Laduree. Photo: 4.bp.blogpsot.com by Sally Peabody, Your Great Days in Paris We all know that Paris is famed for its alluring wines, rich dark chocolates, redolent cheese and buttery croissants… but fine tea? Who knew? In fact, Paris’ ...read more

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Penthouse Living: Artist Markus Hansen’s View From Above

The staircase and downstairs dining area. In his work, German artist Markus Hansen spends considerable time trying to “undefine” himself. Whether working on films, sculpture installations, or urban projects, he uses his art to explore the ...read more
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Italian in Paris: La Pizzetta (più grande)

Photo Erica Berman Many people come to Paris craving traditional French cuisine: boeuf bourgignon, croque monsieur, omelettes at lunch… the list goes on. And it’s true that the French create amazing dishes. Sometimes, though, ...read more
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Dog Days, all year long in Paris!

Photo Alain Ollier – rue de Bretagne, Paris 3eme The dog days of summer 2009 may well be over in Paris, but our furry French friends are here to stay. The French love their doggies, and remain one of the countries with the highest per ...read more
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Train Travel in France – Fast, Pleasant & Eco-Friendly

Photo www. jaunted.com. Today, the last Sunday in August, people all over France will pack their bags, shutter their vacation homes, and make the voyage back home – many to Paris. In the U.S., you might picture cars stuffed to the gills with ...read more
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The Straight Story: Buying & Renovating a flat in Paris

After living for years in Paris, Bill O’Such and his wife Ineke relocated to the United States. In an effort to “keep one foot in France,” they bought and renovated a pied-à-terre which they rent to tourists when they ...read more
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Overdose of Life – Paris it is!

I recently shot this incredibly snuggly photo of my kitty before heading out for an evening stroll of Montmartre. Stumbling upon the above quote on the window of a neighborhood boutique somehow seemed appropriate. Paris we may be, English most ...read more