Paris Life


Buying a SIM Card Abroad

If you’ve been following our blog and business, you probably know that our primary services are for expats located in Paris. But did you know we also do tourist itinerary planning? Now that tourist season is approaching, we thought it would be helpful to put together a comprehensive guide on how to stay “on the grid” while you’re traveling Europe. As helpful as phones have become recently, not having data can still complicate your travels (who has time to wait for wifi to post that Instagram story?!). Instead of paying hefty fees......

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A Guide to Coffee Culture in Paris

Today’s guest post is by Caroline Black. Caroline is a freelance travel writer. She set out on her first trip when she was in college for a semester in Paris, and she’s never looked back. Since then she’s spent time living, working and traveling around Europe and a little bit of Asia. She spent a summer in Italy and fell in love with their coffee culture, and so now as she wanders around the globe she is always hopelessly looking for her next cup of coffee....

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The Hidden Depths of the City of Light's Underground

This week’s guest blog post written by Sam Rosario, mother and resident of the greatest city in the world, NYC, delves into the hidden depths of Paris’ underground. Sam is a writer for Content Blossom, who enjoys putting pen to paper for her pursuits and writing about things she enjoys and is inspired by. When she’s not focusing on her writing, she’s spending time with her family in her favourite city in the world....

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Sequence Paris International Hair Salon | SFP Favourites

Sequence Paris International Hair Salon opened it’s doors to the public in late 2017 by Emma Horsley, an English speaking hairdresser and colour specialist. After going to see Emma for a much needed hair cut and colour, we are excited to share with you one of our new favourite salons in Paris. We pride ourselves on sharing our favourite services, places, and tips with you, and after our experience with Emma we are eager to share this gem with you!...

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Where to Stay Warm and Dry During a Paris Winter

Everyone always says how beautiful Paris is in the rain… these people must come from places with little rain and they’re newly arrived in Paris, or they’re lunatics (in our humble opinion). Once you’ve lived through a Paris winter, you’ll figure out why this blog post is necessary! Day after day of rain and gray skies can lead even the most sane of us to go a little crazy, so we’re going to help you out with our favorite places to get through winter and try to forget your jeans are soaked......

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Meet Luxe Paris

Nearly four years ago Founder and Creative Director of Luxe Paris Events, Billy Folchetti, hopped on a plane from Los Angeles to follow love, not anticipating that he would create a business that specializes in it, too. Here, he shares a little history, why his service stands out, what his clients can expect when working with Luxe Paris, and a few of his favorite Parisian spots for an unforgettable affair.    ...

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California Barre | The Favourite Parisian Girl Workout

For all the workout lovers in Paris who are getting started on their summer 2018 body already, this blog post is for you! If you haven’t already heard about California Barre, or tried a class yet, then allow us to introduce you to Sophia Willoughby Jérémiasz. A Cali-girl herself, originally from sunny San Diego, Sophia has brought a new meaning to the Barre method that the Parisian girls have been used to up until now. After following her heart to Paris, Sophia has established herself as the only California Barre teacher in Paris......

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Food Delivery Services Review | Update

About two years ago, we put out our review of the food delivery services available in Paris. At the time, food delivery services had just started booming. Up until around 2015, we were pretty much limited to Alloresto and pizza delivery services, before Deliveroo, Foodora, Take Eat Easy, and others, came in and disrupted the market. Now that these services are more established, and those who didn’t survive have closed down, we’re ready to update you on our preferred services, starting with our favorite, so that you can get the best food for......

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Holiday Recipe: White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies

My baking addiction started when I was in middle school and I made my first chocolate chip cookies. Being a perfectionist and a rule follower, I always preferred baking to cooking, knowing that I needed exactly the perfect amount of flour or the cookies would be too doughy, or whether the butter should be room temperature or melted according to which type of cookie I wanted to make. This inevitably lead to obsessively browsing Pinterest for new and interesting cookie combinations, before stumbling on these beauties: white chocolate chip and cranberry. They’re......

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