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Le Sevigné (In Le Marais)

In a busy and sometimes suffocating area like the Marais, space and relaxation are often just what is needed after a morning of rummaging through the district’s vintage boutiques. It is often difficult to find a café that is not brimming with people during the lunchtime rush. However, in this case, the philosophy of ‘wandering […]
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A Pocket of Paris: rue Quincampoix

It’s September again and fall will soon arrive in Paris which means the city has woken up from its August hibernation. The tourists are gone, the shops are open, the children are back in school, and galleries are redecorating their white walls with new art. It’s pretty easy to get the impression that in its […]
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Casa Palenque

For any expat living in a new city, the search for a link to (or in this case a “taste of”) home can often become an unintentional hobby, and in some instances, an obsession. Take for example the American contingent here in Paris in the days leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday when pumpkin pies […]
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Le Trabendo

One of the joys of living in a capital city is the abundance of music that is widely accessible. From enormous tours de force such as Lady Gaga to relatively unknown acts, there are venues that cater for all crowds. However, as a young person in Paris, it is interesting and rewarding to visit smaller […]
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La Cantoche Paname

When was the last time you ate a top-notch meal surrounded by jars of Nutella, South Park figurines, Kermit the Frog, or works of art made up entirely of Smarties that was not in your own apartment? Or hopscotched into a restaurant? Located in the heart of the 2nd arrondissement and captained by Chef Predrag […]
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Château de Versailles

A picnic fit for a king at Versailles… When the sun shines in Paris, the Parisians shine too. Everyone has a smile on their face, a rarity in this city, and the air becomes filled with chatty voices, for once not fueled by gallons of coffee but by une joie de vivre. When the sun […]
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