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At the end of each year, we normally feature the new restaurants, expositions, and bonnes adresses that enliven the Paris landscape, but most of us couldn’t pay a visit to any of these beloved places this year. So instead, we brought the best of Parisian and French culture to your home. Here’s a rundown of… …read more

With the increasing awareness of the impact of excess waste on our planet, you might be wondering how you personally can help. La Maison du Zéro Déchet is not only a concept shop, it’s a resource center truly dedicated to zero-waste living. It’s the first place of its kind in Paris, and hosts a program… …read more

With so many Big Mamma choices, it may be hard to pick which to try first. Here is a breakdown of some of the different restaurants to help you decide which Big Mamma is right for you. …read more

Cassiopée is an art gallery crossed with a coffee roaster-cum-café and furnished like a cozy Parisian living room. It’s the brainchild of half-French, half-Cameroonian Kisito Belibi, whose penchant for coffee history and mythology gave birth to this quirky place at the bottom of the Butte Montmartre just under a year ago. …read more

It’s nearly August, and while most of the French may be going on summer holidays, there’s still plenty to do in Paris. Cafés and shops may close, but many of the city’s art galleries and museums remain open. The mass exodus of Parisians during the summer holidays means there are often less crowds, making it… …read more

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

I looked forward to my first trip to Paris with June, visions of carrousel rides in Luxembourg Gardens and mother daughter museum visits filled my head. I let my daydreams of Paris trips approach reality as my daughter grew and started to interact with the world- getting closer and closer to the age where she… …read more

What a year it has been! HiP Paris has given you the best of Paris and beyond every week. Here’s a look back at our 10 best blogs in 2022. …read more

It goes without saying that France is renowned for its beauty products. With the holidays around the corner, these best French beauty brands will make great gifts. …read more

Not all of us can afford jewelry from big French brands. Here are some beautiful yet affordable pieces that you’re sure to cherish forever. …read more

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 to American-born Alison about life in the City of Light. …read more

Lots of restaurants and cafes close in August, which can make it tricky to find somewhere to eat and drink if you’re visiting the city, or one of the few locals (i.e. me) to remain. I’ve made it my mission to hunt down some of the best restaurants and cafés that will be open this… …read more

I dream of the day I’ll have my own place to deck out completely in the furniture and homeware of my choice. And when I do, I know where I’ll be heading… …read more