Parisian Living

Bread in France

Everyone has heard of the ubiquitous French baguette, but do they know how to order one? Do they know about all of the other wonderful kinds of bread to be found in France? Here is some info on different ways to order a baguette, and other yummy bread you may not have otherwise found. Don’t […]
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Gourmand

A gourmand is a person who takes great pleasure in food. The word has different connotations from the similar word gourmet, which emphasises an individual with a highly refined discerning palette, but in practice the two terms are closely ...read more
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Joie de Vivre

Joie de vivre (from the French joie, “joy”; de, “of”; vivre, “to live, living”; “the joy of living”) is a term sometimes imported into English to express a cheerful enjoyment of life; an exultation ...read more
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My First Coffee in Paris

Text Erica Berman & Alison Goudreault Over 16 years ago comfortably ensconced in a Left Bank cafe I attempted to order my first Parisian cup of coffee. As the waiter brusquely arrived and impatiently blurted out ‘je vous ecoute’, ...read more
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Bonjour!

Welcome to the official blog of Haven in Paris! We are an American hospitality company specializing in short-term luxury apartment rentals in Paris, Provence, and Tuscany. Our goal: to provide our clients with all of the comforts, space, ...read more