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SFP Neighborhood Guide | Montmartre

Welcome to cozy Montmartre! The star of many films about Paris, home to local legends and the famous staircases you see all over Instagram, Montmartre is often overlooked as a strictly tourist destination. As a resident of this eccentric neighborhood, I can assure you it would be a mistake to walk away after just seeing the Sacré Cœur! It can be easy to get intimidated by the hoards of tourists and aggressive street vendors in front of the famous church, but once you step away from the tourist madness, you’ll discover a calm......

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Neighbourhood Guide |Cour des Petites-Écuries

As you’ve probably noticed, we’re starting to share more about our favourite little spots in Paris, as opposed to our favourite neighbourhoods. Every arrondissement has something great to offer, so it’s our mission to share with you some of our best finds and, hopefully, some new places to discover in the city.     Cour des Petites Écuries is one of those spots that’s a great go-to all year round, but especially during the warmer months! The charming Parisian cobble-stone street courtyard is hidden between the trendy rue Paradis and rue du......

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Neighborhood Guide | Belleville

Welcome to Belleville, one of the most culturally rich neighborhoods in Paris! This neighborhood, situated in 20th arrondissement along the border of the 19th, started as an independent wine-making village before being occupied by Paris’ many different cultures. First the Armenians, Greeks, and Jews, and later the North Africans, Sub-Saharan Africans, and Chinese, making for quite a melting pot! Here is our neighborhood guide to Belleville: The easiest way to get to this neighborhood is on the Metro line 11 to the Belleville stop, landing you in the middle of Chinatown, steps from......

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Ever wondered where the beer gems of Paris were to be found? Fear not, we’ve compiled our list of eclectic and varied bars that offer pub-like ambiances or upscale mixology backdrops.  Whether you’re looking for what’s on tap, or who has cool bottled beer we’ve got them here: The Bottle Shop: This cool Anglo- Saxon hangout is just a stone’s throw away from Bastille and carries five beers on tap and a dozen handpicked bottled beers. In this small, intimate bar you’ll have your choice of Edelweiss, Kilkenny or between a bottle...

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