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5 Things you Won’t Find in a French Grocery Store

grocery

When visiting Paris, you likely won’t have to cross the threshold of a French supermarché, unless you’re staying in an Air BnB and want to save some money by cooking a few meals at home or you’re just going to pick up some snacks and wine for a picnic. 

10 Things You Should Know about Paris France Before Visiting

France

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 […]

Pizza Paradiso: Where to Satisfy your Pizza Cravings in Paris

Pizza Paradiso

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.

Eat Clean and Classy in Paris: Healthy Dining Out Options

Healthy Dining

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.

10 Things You Should Know About Fête de la Musique

Fête de la Musique

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, […]

Are You Buying High-End or Luxury?

Buying High-End or Luxury

Often used interchangeably, the words luxury and high-end are splashed across a mélange of consumer goods, from clothes to cars to the vintage ear cuff you bought in that off-the-map boutique. So, what’s the difference between the two?

African Fashion Pops Up in Paris at Moon Look

African Fashion

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.

The 10 French Gift Ideas Your Mom Will Love This Mother’s Day

Mother's Day

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 […]

French Men: Love em or Hate em?

French Men

“Girls go to college to get more knowledge and boys go to jupiter to get more stupider”, we think it’s safe to say that is an international mantra among women in the dating pool. If you’re looking for an international love-scapade with a French man, read and see if booking your ticket is the right move. 

2018 Guide to Shopping in Paris

stock shops Paris

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 […]

Chinese Gets an American Makeover in Paris at Huabu

Chinese food Paris

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.

How to Breakfast Like a Parisian

Parisian breakfast

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.