Paris in July...ice cream, fireworks, and flowering gardens.
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Entries in Paris (232)
SIM Cards in France
Workspace by the Hour
Dogs in Paris
Electronic Cigarette Boom
Help Light up the Palais Garnier
Traditional Chinese Tea
The Sorbet Truck
American Musical Theatre in Paris
Paris by Night Tour Scams
How many tales of woe have we all shared over trying to find a hairdresser in Paris who listens? When I want what I ask for and advice I can trust, I go to Victoria at StylePixie. Over the years I've been cut, colored and -- most importantly -- taught how to best take care of and style my own hair, something I rarely get from other stylists.
In this Issue:
Paris Dining Hits
Paris Drinking Misses
Super Sporty Paris
Babysitting at the Cinema
Le Louxor Reopens
Jewelry Classes at the Place Vedôme
Uber Car Service
The Summer Festivals are Coming!
The Latest Shows
Eiffel Tower Construction Delays
Haute Cuisine Etiquette
In today's edition of the French newspaper Le Parisien you'll find a front-page headline "Dur d'être touriste à Paris!" (Tough to be a tourist in Paris!), with a two-page spread featuring differing opinions from both tourists and locals. But haven't we beat this horse dead already? Yes, Parisians can be rude, like anywhere in the world. Let's share the stories of Parisian kindness instead.
As a journalist I’ve had the rare opportunity to peek into the kitchen of many Michelin-starred restaurants over the years. But I saw something this week that surprised me, and I think it’s important to share with anyone who indulges in the occasional haute cuisine experience.