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11 of the Best Food Streets in Paris that will Feed your French Food Cravings

11 of the Best Food Streets in Paris that will Feed your French Food Cravings

Paris is one of the gastronomical capitals of the world for a reason. In addition to its Michelin-starred restaurants and beloved baguettes and cheeses, travelers also visit for the myriad of food streets in Paris. ... Read More

5 Paris Tips: What you Need to Know before you Go

5 Paris Tips: What you Need to Know before you Go

When visiting a new country, there’s always the risk of some culture shock. It’s helpful to have a few practical Paris tips in mind before you leave to ensure you’ll know how to be respectful of the culture and the general way of life. ... Read More

Everything You Want To Know About the Café Terraces in Paris

Everything You Want To Know About the Café Terraces in Paris

The Parisian terrace: one of the city’s most iconic, romantic images. It is so iconic and romantic, in fact, that in 2018 the city requested UNESCO to recognize the terraces in Paris on its world heritage list! The idea is that these cafés and terraces bring people together and nurture a creative, artistic community, and they also support the idea of joie de vivre (lust for life) that is so intrinsically, delishly French. ... Read More

Go Beyond Versailles: Different Day Trips from Paris

Go Beyond Versailles: Different Day Trips from Paris

The great thing about Paris — aside from the food, the fashion, the history, the museums, and the culture, of course — is that it’s the perfect city to use as a home base for exploring more of France. This is partly thanks to the country’s wonderful railway system, which can take you from Paris to a variety of nearby cities and towns in less than two hours each way! As you start your planning, we want to share with you our favorite day trips from Paris by train. ... Read More

A Location Guide to the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in Paris

A Location Guide to the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in Paris

In its second season on the air, one of the most beloved shows in recent history made an appearance in one of the most beloved cities in all of history: Mrs. Maisel went to Paris! Though the show is fictional, many of the locations visited by the characters are real – meaning you can walk in Midge’s steps on your vacation in La Ville des Lumieres (the City of Light). And so, voila: our location guide to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in Paris! ... Read More

Here’s Why You Should Visit France in 2019

Here’s Why You Should Visit France in 2019

It seems almost silly to suggest that anyone needs a special reason to visit France. The wine, the cheese, the art museums, the joie de vivre — those are all reason enough, right? Well, 2019 is an extra special year for the country as it celebrates a few monumental anniversaries and plays host to one of the world’s most exciting sporting events. ... Read More

Beauty Shops in Paris Guaranteed to become your French Favorites

Beauty Shops in Paris Guaranteed to become your French Favorites

Paris has been called the capital of many things: romance, fashion, food… and we’d like to add one more specialty to the list: beauty. And more specifically, beauty shops. Beauty products are definitely having a moment right now (take a look at the #shelfie hashtag on Instagram if you need proof) and the beauty shops in Paris are stepping up to the plate. ... Read More

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