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Caroline De Marchi: Chatting Luxury Handbags in Her Hidden Paris Courtyard

Luxury handbag designer Caroline de Marchi's showroom is located in a courtyard off the fashionable rue Saint-Honoré. A haven from the crowded, boutique-lined street, the space offers a respite
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Le Comptoir Général: African Food, Drinks, and Dance Along Paris’ Canal Saint Martin

Behind a street art mural along Canal Saint Martin hides Paris’ best-kept secret — “Ghetto Museum” Le Comptoir General. This multi-purpose
by Emma Brode
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Dating in Paris: How to Hook a Frenchman

The first date arrived and panic set in. What should I wear? What would I say? What had I gotten myself into? I turned to the source, my elegant,
by Sylvia Sabes
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The Elegant Eighth: Affordable Food and Superb Culture in Paris’ Chic Business District

For many Parisians, who don’t identify themselves with their jobs, the Eighth Arrondissement represents the office. But you can also eat well and
by Daisy de Plume
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Online Dating in Paris: Finding Mr. French Might Be Easier Than You Thought!

I know many expat women living in Paris who have met their match online. And I know even more who have used it as a way to meet people before
by Sylvia Sabes
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Before & After: The Renovation of Haven in Paris’ Victor Hugo Luxe Apartment

One of Haven in Paris’ newest apartments, Victor Hugo Luxe, is found on a quiet street just minutes away from the Eiffel Tower and the Bois de
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Paris Farm-to-Table Restaurants: Delicious, Local and Fait Maison

A few months ago, I attended a question and answer session about French food and the fait maison/frozen food question was raised. A few people
by Kristen Beddard
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Halloween in Paris: Cemeteries, Catacombs, and Ghostly Itineraries in the City of Light

Temperatures are dropping as fast as the gold stained leaves that crunch beneath our feet, filling the air with the fragrance of autumn. Sedate
by Sylvia Sabes
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Ici-même + Gallerie Graphem: Wine Meets Art in Paris’ 12th Arrondissement

What happens when two fine art graduates of the prestigious École du Louvre team up with a French wine expert? A cadre made in French heaven: a
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How to Order Coffee in France with Comme Une Française

You've packed a Paris-perfect wardrobe, planned your gastronomic meals, and found idyllic accommodations...now it's time to practice your French.
by Géraldine Lepère
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The Paris Popup: A Week-long Food Fête in the City of Light

Summer may be over, but there’s always something to celebrate in Paris. The end of September marked the long-awaited return of chef Harry Cummins
by Emma Brode
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The Parisian’s Paris: Discovering the 15ème Arrondissement

10% of all Parisians live in the 15th arrondissement, making it the most populous arrondissement in the city, with more citizens than the city of
by Sylvia Sabes
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Marché aux Fleurs et aux Oiseaux: A Hidden Market in the Heart of Paris

From the outside, it looks like any other Parisian covered market. Wander through its romantic, 19th century pavilions, however, and you’re