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Contestants get ready! Our first photo for the How Well Do YOU Know Paris? contest has arrived! Drumroll please….   And in case you forgot, here are the rules of the game: How To Play: 1.  Like our Facebook Page. 2.  Follow us on our Twitter page. 3. Check in on Tuesday and Friday mornings from June 3 – June 28 to see each new photo posted. 4. Send us a comment with your guess for the name and location of each picture. Be as specific as possible! 5. Check the blog on July 1st to see......

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We are very excited to announce our very first contest on Paris, Up Close and Personal! The “How Well Do YOU Know Paris” contest is a photo contest where we post two photos per week (one on Tuesday morning and one on Friday morning) and YOU post a comment below with your guess for what and where it is. The contest will run for the month of June for a total of 8 photos. The person who has guest the most photos correctly will be our winner! Our first place winner gets......

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In today’s age of  “there’s an app for that”, an application can be found to help you do or find just about anything you can imagine. We’ve shared a few tips in the past about easier living in Paris due to applications such as LeCab and Time Traveler Tours.  Amongst the vast array of Paris centered applications, we’ll divulge our top picks, all available at the touch of a finger!...

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Wanderlust – a name every Parisian has surely heard over the past year, and perhaps even has memories associated with it.  That would come as no surprise!  Since our first blog post in June, 2012 about the freshly opened doors of Wanderlust, it has blossomed into one of the hottest commodities in the night life, party throwing, artist collaboration and event space scenes.  And that’s just the half of it! For starters, the restaurant is a perfect example of the eclectic, global  approach ringing through every strand of Wanderlust’s being.  Four guest chefs are invited every......

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Marché is a familiar word to all us, and, as we should all know is the French word for market. I dare say it is impossible to visit France without walking through or past one, whether intentionally or not. Markets are an institution in Parisian culture. But what about all these other things like brocantes, vide-greniers and braderies?  “What’s the difference?”, one might ask. Allow me an attempt at clearing this up....

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Collaboration is the word buzzing around Paris these days.  Jenny and Tara, the lovely and innovative ladies from The Sporting Project, have given us a refreshing display of what that can look like today.  These New York based beauties have moved camp to Paris in order to fuel the flames of this growing concept among local business owners.  Their mission which, “meets fashion, discovers art, shares food and livens culture”,  has come to us most recently in the form of pop-up events.   However, we are happy to say that their permanent location......

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Christmas in Paris, what a remarkable thought!  Few places could hold a candle to the beauty and magic felt in our city during this special holiday season.   And although it seems as though the year’s end has snuck up on us, there are still  joyous memories to be made in the meantime. “So, what sets Paris apart at Christmas time?” you might ask.  As there is no short answer for this question, we’ll fill you in on one “pearl” that we at Savoir-Faire consider an unmissable event: the Christmas markets. The traditional......

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While Bastille Day is historically the celebration of the establishment of the constitutional monarchy in France by the storming of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789, a pivotal event in the beginning of the French Revolution, today’s Bastille Day celebrations range from fireworks to parties to picnics and events throughout the city. Here are 10 of the top events to look forward to for this years 2012 celebration of Bastille Day! 1.  Parade Since 1880, there has been a military parade celebrating Bastille Day. The parade starts at 9am with a......

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Wanderlust is a new creative space that just opened on the banks of the Seine, at the Cité de la Mode et du Design in the 13th arrondissement. Run by the same group that owns the hip Parisian nightclubs Social Club and Silencio, Wanderlust promises to be a unique mix of music, fashion, art, cuisine and film. The location features a 1600 square meters terrace (the largest in Paris), an 80 seat open-air cinema, a club, a bar and a restaurant. Open from Wednesday to Sunday, each day has a loose theme.......

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Welcome to the official blog of Savoir Faire Paris! As Paris’ ultimate English-speaking personal concierge service, we aim to simplify the lives of our clients through a wide range of services from personalized trip itineraries and event planning to errand running, restaurant reservations and help navigating the French administration system. Our expert team of Paris insiders know the City of Lights like the backs if their hands and, therefore, provide our clients with the best recommendations and most efficient services. With this blog, we hope to share some of this insider knowledge......

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