Being a celebrity in Paris must be somewhat of a conundrum. On the one hand, there are those who live here, who start to blend in perfectly with the locals—to the point of being almost unrecognizable or at least fly under the radar. And then there are those celeb sightings, like the recognition of the […]
Concierge service sounds like a dream come true—having someone picking up your own packages and waiting for the plumber is the perfect compliment to busy schedules. However, these charming old world conventions come with a price.
Guidebooks, Hollywood films and starry-eyed stories from friends who visited Paris once or twice are all great ways to get some ideas about France, but there are some important things they might be leaving out. So we took the liberty to provide 10 things you should know about Paris France before visiting! If you’ve never […]
When it comes to comparing pizzas throughout the world, all I can say is “to each their own.” I don’t claim to be a pizza expert nor am I one of those die-hard fans who needs to get my cheesy pie fix more than once a week.
If you think dining out in Paris means constantly gorging yourself on bread, heavy meats and butter—or fat-laden fare with bottles upon bottles of wine to wash it all down—you’d only be right in one instance: vacation.
Fête de la Musique is celebrating its 34th year this Sunday, January 21st in the French capital, and it’s one of those events that literally can’t be missed, unless you decide to hole up in your Parisian apartment watching movies with the windows closed. But, that would be truly dommage (a shame). This year’s theme, […]
Summer is creeping up fast in Paris, which means salads are de rigueur for slipping effortlessly into your cute summer fashions. Try this classic Salade Parisienne for an energizing lunch or healthy dinner. A glass of red and slice of crusty French baguette on the side is totally allowed!
Although Mother’s Day is coming up this Sunday in the US, the French don’t celebrate until the last Sunday in May. The honored traditions are pretty similar, with there usually being a family dinner and meaningful gifts and cards to give. If you’re looking for some last-minute Mother’s Day gift ideas, here’s a list of […]
Section 1: Discount Shopping in Paris Section 2: A Little Known Shopping Street in Paris Section 3: Shopping in Paris for Women Bonus Section: High End vs. Luxury Shopping Discount Shopping in Paris 2018 Guide Discount shopping in Paris might seem overwhelming to first-time visitors or to those on a budget. Because of its […]
Forget taxis, Uber, métro or bus rides. When in Paris, walking is the preferred method of transportation. Which may end up pissing off your Manolos, Louboutins, or Tory Burch flats. Can we get directions to the nearest shoe hospital?