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, […]
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Coco Chanel once said, “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory.” In other words, she believed in the style mantra that less is more.
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?
Talk about a culture smash. Chinese food in Paris is hard to grasp, like a slippery noodle escaping your chopsticks. Generally speaking, the weird thing about Asian food in Paris is that more often than not, the Japanese own Chinese traiteurs (delis), while Japanese restaurants or sushi bars are often run by the Chinese.
Fun fact: Parisians honestly do love American movies. Not so fun fact: Parisians are much better at reading subtitles than America.
When it comes to breakfast, like many other things in their culture, the French keep it simple. Here are a few ideas to get you eating breakfast like a Parisian.
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Get Picked Last : How to Avoid Pickpockets and Scam Artists in Paris
As wondrous as Paris is, there is a dark side to counter its rosy appearance. Non, this is not about the intermittent periods of grey weather or the sometimes serious lack of decent customer service. It’s about one of the most dangerous groups of people in Paris : the Pickpockets.
Blog2017, Paris, Uncategorized
It’s All in the Bread Part II : A Guide to the Top Parisian Boulangeries
Last month, we educated you a bit on the different types of French breads and how to navigate your local boulangerie. However, in the land of liberty, equality and fraternity, not all Parisian baguettes are created equal.
France without bread would be like Japan without rice, Italy without pasta or Mexico without beans.
When we think of shoes and Paris, Michel Perry instantly comes to mind. Known as the “King of Heels” in Paris, we have been drooling over the designer’s creations since our guide, Ellie, came across his shop a few years ago.