City of Paris

Le Cadeau Français – Gift Boxes for Paris Lovers!

Every day as I arrive to work I pass down a small street in the 8th arrondissement in central Paris and I pass by little restaurants and shops and offices. And it’s also where I discovered a new Parisian product that appeals so much to me I felt it absolutely necessary to share it with my readers on the blog… Read more →

Société Parisienne de Bière 🍺

Société Parisienne de Bière; Chéri and I are big fans of this charming establishment. It has been in the Batignolles neighborhood that we call home for a couple of years, and we are frequent customers because we like good, local beers. This little shop carries almost all the local beers you could hope for, small batch productions and artisan brews with… Read more →

Morocco in Paris

Chéri and I had a weekend to ourselves recently with Bébé Chéri at my in-laws, and we decided to stay in Paris, but had a desperate need to feel like we were somewhere else. So I came up with a plan for a day of exotic travel that was accessible by the Paris metro. Since we only had the Saturday… Read more →

Cool and Workers – Parisian Co-Working Space

The newest of co-working spaces in Paris just opened its doors. The founders are a lovely pair of world travelers, social and digital fiends with a flair for design : Jennifer and Nicolas Sebag. Oh and they are married. They call Cool and Workers their fourth child, and a fast growing one it is! Thanks to it’s simple, attractive offer and their… Read more →

La Récolte : Organic Boutique in Paris

Article by Melissa Ladd When I write the word « boutique » it is on purpose, because La Récolte is not just an organic grocer ordinaire, it is a darling boutique with all the charm and service you would hope to find in an establishment with such a title. La récolte is an almost all organic store (either organic or wild heirloom… Read more →

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 →

Paris lights eiffel tower

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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