Tag: English


The Villas of Paris

One of the great things about Paris is you can spend years exploring and still stumble upon hidden gems. In this week’s blog post, we give you a treasure map to find some of those hidden gems: the villas of Paris! A “villa” is a private street; though not all are private or gated, the real estate on the streets is generally considered luxe.   Villa Leandre...

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Our Picks | Best Hairdressers in Paris

One of our most common requests here at SFP is a good place to get a haircut. I have been living in Paris now for over 14 years and, I hate to admit, I have yet to find the perfect hairdresser. I am in constant search of good recommendations for clients but also for myself so, we at SFP decided to scour some of the most recommended salons and hair stylists here in Paris to share our experiences with our lovely readers. David Mallett | Best High End 14 Rue Notre-Dame des......

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Let’s take a little tour around some lesser known, possibly overlooked English book stores. In a city where over 120,000 anglophones resides, and millions of tourists visit, famous places like Shakespeare & Co. and WH Smith seem to get all the attention. But there are those of us who would prefer to avoid the crowds and find our own more discrete, faithful land of books to explore. There is such a diverse choice in Paris, it’s just not always so obvious where to find things. A good starting place is Galignani, near......

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After our wonderful yoga session a few weeks ago with Meritxell, we have been exploring some of Paris’ best personal fitness specialists and Kristin Merryman, who started InFlow Fitness, is exactly that. Kristin offers in home or office personal training that includes Strength Training and Cardio and has added other trainers to her team that offer Pilates and Yoga classes as well. She specializes in private...

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