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  • Paris Real Estate: The 7-Year Itch

    Paris Real Estate: The 7-Year Itch

    Ever wondered about Paris real estate and the current climate? Is it smart to buy an apartment now, or would you be better to wait? Owners of apartments, and active participants in the Paris real estate market, give a detailed look at the current market in Paris and what we might expect in the coming years, with respect to currency, politics, and shifting economies.

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  • Exercising in Paris — Do You Know Ze French Kiss?

    Exercising in Paris — Do You Know Ze French Kiss?

    Paris never fails to offer an incredible opportunity to take in amazing views while out on a run around the 7th, strolling along the banks of the Seine, cycling all over the City of Light. Plenty of parks and open spaces give locals and tourists alike the perfect setting to burn calories while taking in the sights. You never know what – or who – you might encounter!

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  • 101 Must-Eat Bistros in Paris Revealed!

    101 Must-Eat Bistros in Paris Revealed!

    Calling all restaurant lovers! If enjoying a great meal out is one of the things you think about most when planning your next trip to Paris, then grab a coffee, sit back and read on… as the One Hundred (and One) Must-Eat Bistros in Paris are revealed.

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  • How to Order Like a Local at a French Boulangerie

    How to Order Like a Local at a French Boulangerie

    Paris simply wouldn’t be Paris without its bakeries and pastry shops; they’re a necessity of French life. Not sampling all the amazing things they have to offer during your trip would be a crime against humanity! That’s why we’ve put together this guide on how to order at a French bakery, including tips & tricks that only the locals know!

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  • Win a Copy of Paris in Bloom!

    Win a Copy of Paris in Bloom!

    To share the beauty of spring in Paris, we’re giving away three copies of the gorgeous new book Paris in Bloom by Georgianna Lane, a talented travel and floral photographer. Don’t miss your chance to enter to win a copy of this stunning new book about Paris. It is truly a delight for anyone who loves the City of Light … and blossoms!

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  • Some Interesting Facts About the Place du Tertre

    Some Interesting Facts About the Place du Tertre

    The hilltop neighborhood of Montmartre is steeped in quaint charm, exciting history and artistic tradition. Filling every square inch of the Place du Tertre – the main square of the old village that once existed here – are artists selling paintings, portraits, caricatures and silhouettes. Keep reading to find out more about this picturesque square!

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  • Paris in Bloom: A Stunning Floral Tour of the City!

    Paris in Bloom: A Stunning Floral Tour of the City!

    In her upcoming book, photographer Georgianna Lane combines two of her passions, Paris and flowers, into one incredible opus. With exquisite photography and evocative text, “Paris in Bloom” transports you to a stunning floral tour of the city. Come take a peek inside this dreamy new release!

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  • Where to Shop for Groceries in Paris

    Where to Shop for Groceries in Paris

    Settling into a new city can be difficult, especially when it comes to the locals-only stuff like shopping for groceries! That’s why we’ve put together this super handy list of all the places to stock up on food in Paris, from traditional open-air markets and specialized shops to the most popular supermarket chains!

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  • 6 Gorgeous Mid-Winter Flowers to Buy in Paris

    6 Gorgeous Mid-Winter Flowers to Buy in Paris

    It may be cold and wintery in the streets of Paris, but the markets and flower shops of this beauty-obsessed city never stop offering gorgeous blooms. Photographer, Author and flower expert Georgianna Lane shares six flowers you can buy in Paris during these cold winter months to brighten up your Paris apartment and herald the coming Spring!

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  • The Best Things to Buy in a French Pharmacie

    The Best Things to Buy in a French Pharmacie

    In Paris, you’ll find a ‘pharmacie’ on almost every street corner, but they’re not simply for headache pills or indigestion cures, they’re also a haven for amazing French products that you can’t find elsewhere as easily. From Caudelie’s Beauty Elixir to Nuxe’s honey lip balm, here are the best things to buy inside a French Pharmacie!

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  • How to Tell If Someone’s a French Spy!

    How to Tell If Someone’s a French Spy!

    Did you know that Europeans start counting on their hands with their thumbs, while Americans begin with their index finger? Or that most French people have no idea how to open an American carton of milk? These little cultural differences are telltale signs of someone’s nationality that would immediately blow your cover if you were an international spy!

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  • A Rare Film of Paris in the 1920s – Then vs. Now!

    A Rare Film of Paris in the 1920s – Then vs. Now!

    We came across a fascinating film that shows scenes of Paris during the 1920s, and thought it would be fun to see how much the city has transformed since then. As it turns out, not much has changed in 100 years! From the Garnier Opera to waiters’ uniforms, Paris continues to be one of the most beautiful and historic cities on earth!

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  • How to Rent a Bike in Paris Using Velib’!

    How to Rent a Bike in Paris Using Velib’!

    Paris offers a variety of transportation methods: metros, trains, buses and even bicycles! Riding a bike around Paris is so much fun, and gives you the freedom to go wherever you want. If you’ve been hesitant to try out the Velib’ bike rental system in Paris, this step-by-step guide will give you the confidence you need to hit the streets!

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  • The Best Jogging Routes on the Left Bank of Paris

    The Best Jogging Routes on the Left Bank of Paris

    Traveling offers an exciting opportunity to break from the normal routine of everyday life, but if you’re reluctant to let go of your healthy exercise regimen, here are some excellent places to go running, jogging, or walking in Paris. Sweat off all those extra croissants and baguettes while admiring the beautiful city of Paris in your running shoes and sweatpants!

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  • Here are the Best Apps to Have in Paris!

    Here are the Best Apps to Have in Paris!

    When traveling, smartphones are an incredibly useful tool: They can give you detailed metro directions, show you where to rent a bicycle and even where the coolest new restaurants are located. That’s why we’ve put together this handy list of the best apps to download, so that you can enjoy Paris like a longtime local!

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