City of Paris

10 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know About the Eiffel Tower

You know I love the Eiffel Tower. What Paris expat doesn’t?!? So I thought it was about time I posted another article about this lovely iron lady. read on and you will have some interesting things to say during your water cooler break, about our giant sparkling four-legged tower. You’re welcome. In 1925 a crook named Victor Lustig swindled some investors… Read more →

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Romantic Weekend in Paris at Hotel Le Parisis

Article by Melissa Ladd Our first weekend without Bébé Chéri, (whom his grand parents were thrilled to take care of overnight) was planned with cozy Paris romance in mind. In order to not be tempted by laundry and housework, we decided to take up on an offer of the Hotel Le Parisis to test out their refined establishment imagined by… Read more →

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A Very Parisian Halloween

Article by Frank Cierpial Frank Cierpial For me, Halloween has always been a time for candy, creative costumes, and fun and why should Parisians sit that out? In school, I learned that Halloween is not really a thing in France, but based on what I saw over the past two days, it is. Yes, it’s true that the French like… Read more →

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Galeries Lafayette Gourmand Gourmet & Grocery

Probably the chicest grocery store in Paris aside from La Grande Epicerie over at Le Bon Marché, the Galeries Lafayette saw a need in the very commercialized Grand Magasins quarter : a low count of grocery stores! So much fashion shopping and so little places to get your daily goods. That has all changed now in this beautifully organized grocery… Read more →

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Summer Perfume Promenade 2015

Articel written by Barbara de la Motte Sainte Pierre et Melissa Ladd Last year we did a fun perfume promenade with our dear friend Barbara, and to uphold this new tradition tradition, made a point of continuing our perfume discoveries again this summer with a stroll around the rue de la Paix and Vendome area. L’été dernier nous avons effectuer… Read more →

Pretty Paris Pictures : Le Louvre Area

Le Louvre is a fantastic place to sit and snap photographs with a great zoom lens. It has been quite some time since I just wandered the city with my camera, and I got the chance to get away  recently and snap shots to my heart’s content. Read more →

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Hotel Joke Paris : A Seriously Fun Hotel

Article by Chelsea Kindred “Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness impossible.” – Marcel Proust It is not often that your first step into a new hotel surprises and enchants you. In the lobby of Hotel Joke, toys abound, lighted balloons that change color hang over the reception desk, and a corner filled with games and books… Read more →

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