Meghan Donovan of whit & whimsy blog and Paris, Perfected trip planning services shares what her perfect day in Paris would look like. …read more

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 more Marais hideaway or Saint-Germain Haussmannian, it turns out that where you live in Paris… …read more

When I used to visit Paris before moving here, I didn’t find there was much of a food scene in the 5th. But how things have changed! There are now plenty of options when it comes to dining out. Here are some of my favorites. …read more

Where Hemingway once walked, and students now weave in and out of Soufflot Hall and the Bibliothèque Saint-Geneviève, is the storied Latin Quarter, straddling parts of the fifth and sixth arrondissements of Paris. …read more

Just before the travel freeze was put in place, we met up with travel blogger Vanessa Grall, aka Messy Nessy, to fuel our travel lust. Seeking out those spots that are worth their salt is Vanessa’s primary trade. A skilled storyteller, her blog is steeped in stories of under-the-radar places and iconic figures in cities… …read more

If you’re looking for the ultimate winter feel in Paris, these establishments have open fireplaces within their dining rooms and are the perfect antidote to the bitterly cold weather. …read more

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Paris has hundreds of fabulous restaurants. Nevertheless, it can be hard to find a good venue among the dining options around Notre Dame, the most visited site in all of Paris. However, if you avoid the mediocre establishments lining the Latin Quarter and drift a little further afield, there are some hidden gems. Enjoy a… …read more

The St. Germain district is synonymous with cafés. While its reputation was built on legendary Parisian cafés like Les Deux Magots and Le Café de Flore, these days there’s a whole new variety of cafés percolating throughout the neighborhood. Here’s where you can get the best coffee on the Left Bank. …read more

Treize au Jardin is both restaurant and tea salon, an inviting and whimsical space perfect for lunch, brunch, apéro or un petit café and decadent dessert en terrace. Treize is now open until 9pm seven days a week, making it an original place for an after-work drink. Brunch is served on both Saturdays and Sundays,… …read more

Many have explored the cultural peculiarities of the two cities. I get it, they’re different. But now that I’m back in Paris, I never thought I’d miss so many things about London, things that make it different from Paris beyond the clichés. The great London experiment has left me seeing Paris in a whole new… …read more

Despite the overwhelming interest in craft beer in the capital, the movement has been slow to make its way to the other side of the Seine. The Right Bank abounds with beer bars and bottle shops, but Left Bank drinkers have been left with few options for finding bière artisanale. Until La Robe et La… …read more

Carin Olsson Before everyone gets a proper start on their New Year’s resolutions, we wanted to take a moment to look back over the past year and to thank all the wonderful and brilliantly talented contributors who help to make this blog what it is. Forest Collins Before launching into all the exciting things we… …read more

Left bank (Carin Olsson) 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 more Marais hideaway or St Germain Haussmannian, it turns out that… …read more