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A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post on some of our tips for decorating like a Parisian and since then we have had a few requests on where to shop in Paris for some unique home decor items. We shared some of our favorites from our cultivated list of top boutiques to buy that little something special to add to your home....

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Every true Parisienne has her essential wardrobe items; designer handbag, beautifully printed neck scarf, classic trench coat and last, but by no means least, a drawer full of sassy and sexy lingerie. It would be an understatement to say that lingerie is an important part of the French culture and we are spoilt for choice when it comes to buying lingerie in Paris.  The French appreciation for lace, embroidery and carefully handcrafted garments becomes apparent as soon as you step out into the City of Lights. Lingerie is not to be worn......

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Whether you are moving to Paris and in need of some decorating tips or if you are looking to bring some touches of Paris into your home, the Parisian decorating style is something everyone swoons over. After decades of living in the city of lights, we have compiled some of our favorite tips for turning your home in to a Parisian paradise. 1. Fresh Flowers In Paris, no trip to the open-air market is complete without a bouquet of fresh flowers to brighten up the apartment. Each season brings a new color......

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“Un repas sans fromage est une belle à qui manqué un œil.” “(a meal without cheese is a beautiful woman with one eye missing)” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin   If you’re a lover of cheese like we are, there’s really no denying that the cheese course of a menu is by far the best part, especially in France where they have almost 400 different types of cheese to indulge in! If you’re planning to visit France in the near future, or you’re planning to host a dinner party with cheese on the menu,......

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There is nothing better in the cold winter than warming up with some hot chocolate and Paris knows how to brew a spectacular cup of hot cocoa. Whether it is pre-made or comes with the pure melted chocolate and milk for you to mix together according to your preference, Paris is filled with quality hot cocoa spots to sooth your sweet tooth and your soul. Here are some of our favorites:...

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This is a guest post by our fabulous Fall intern Laurel Heidewohl. Laurel is a student at The American University of Paris and was one of our favorite interns. She had a wonderful experience at EatWith and wanted to share it with our readers. We hope you enjoy!   Ever indulged in a scrumptious meal with a handful of strangers? We have… and let us tell you – it was more than delightful! EatWith, an online global community that invites you to intimately relish in a homemade dining experience of your choice, has revolutionized......

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There have been so many new openings in the past few months that we have gained a good few kilos eating our way around town! Stay out of the winter cold by warming up in some of these great dining spots! 52 Faubourg Saint Denis The team behind neighbourhood favorites L’Office and Richer has opened a bright new no-reservations neo-bistro on, you guessed it, rue Faubourg Saint Denis. The small menu is...

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Nothing says Holiday Season like some holiday baking! Spice up your apartment and warm your souls this winter with this delicious recipe for pain d’épices. We have teamed up with the fabulous Montmartre-based cooking school Cook’n With Class to bring you one of the easiest and best recipes we have ever made for this French classic. Pain d’épices is a honey cake flavoured with various spices. While the cake is similar to gingerbread, this French classic contains no molasses and is made with whole grain flour...

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Traveling in Paris over the holiday season is nothing less than magical! One can hit quite a few speed bumps, however, when it comes to dining as many restaurants close for at least a week over the holidays. Below is our list of restaurant closing by arrondissement followed by our suggestions for some great spots to spend both Christmas and New Years. First up, the holiday closures: 75001 Le Grand Vefour – cosed December 24-28 Les Fines Gueules – closed December 23-25, closed December 31 – January 1 Verjus – closed December 24-26 &......

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This is a guest post by the team at Context Travel. They have shared some of their expert advice on some fun new ways to discover the City of Light. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do! The Musée de Nissim Camondo, located in the 8th arrondissement near the Parc Monceau, houses the once private collection of 18th century arts & decor that previously belonged to Count Moïse de Camondo. In a city notorious for its many museums, the Nissim Camondo, although less-known than the Louvre or the Orsay, still very......

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