Tag: parisian

4 Things to do in the City this Month.

Although March is finally upon us, winter is still clinging on in Paris. The parks are blustery and people everywhere are wrapped up warm in thick scarves and woolly hats. It’s easy to choose to stay indoors with the cold weather but don’t miss these great things in the city this month.  1. On a Wednesday, […]

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Be Different this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching many couples in Paris are planning candlelit dinners and romantic strolls through the most romantic city in the world. Adorable, right? Not really. I’m not anti-valentine’s day in any way, but I do think that although these ideas are undoubtedly very sweet, they are a bit too conventional for my tastes. Valentine’s Day, […]

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Getting Tested in Paris

Let’s be honest here, a lot of expats who have been living here for a while have probably wondered about getting tested at some point. I know, I know, getting tested for STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) in beautiful Paree isn’t exactly the most romantic thing ever but it’s what responsible adults do. The problem is, it’s very difficult […]

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Ten Reasons Why I love living in Paris

1. French women don’t wear a lot of make up. French women are all about being au naturel with regards to their make up. Their attitude to make up is simple; less is more. A strong lipstick with a flick of mascara is the perfect day or night combination. Less make up, but no less confidence. Pretty […]

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The day I became a Parisian

If you search for the definition of the word chic using google, you will get the following answer: Chic — Adjective: elegantly and stylishly fashionable —“She looked every inch the chic Frenchwoman.” What does this tell you? Well, basically, google is telling you that French women are the epitome of the word chic and if […]

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My Restaurant of the Month – Coffee Parisien!

Coffee Parisien came back on my radar recently when I was planning to have brunch with a friend visiting from London. I was in a bit of a pickle because I wanted to go somewhere that did a good brunch but I didn’t want to wait 1 to 2 hours to get food in my […]

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My Restaurant of the month – Vins et Terroirs!

There’s never been a better time to discover a new restaurant than during the month of May. Endless bank holidays and long weekends give you the extra time you need to take a stroll in this beautiful city and find a new address to add to your little black book of must-go-back-to restaurants. This month I have […]

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My Restaurant of the month – Le Basilic!

Just 800 metres from the heart of Montmartre lies a beautiful restaurant that’s just waiting to be discovered. With its medieval architecture and overflowing ivy covering the outer walls and entrance, it’s like something out of a fairy tale. I first stumbled across this restaurant thanks to my friend Elina who lives and works near Montmartre. I […]

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Food Glorious French Food

I’m very lucky that during my time here in France I have acquired some great friends with the BEST taste in restaurants. Sometimes I feel like I’m in food heaven and I just never wake up, good meal after good meal after good meal. If you have an ‘average’ meal in France it’s such a […]

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