Our Favorite Paris Restaurants by Neighborhood: Belleville

Some of the best Belleville restaurants reflect the growing ethnic diversity in the area, such as Raviolis Nord-Est, which serves up tasty Chinese dumplings.

A distinctive neighborhood in the northeast corner of Paris, Belleville is a perfect, non-touristy destination for foodies. Until 1860, Belleville was actually an independent, working-class village, home to farmers and winemakers. Today, following waves of immigration in the 20th century, the hilltop district has become one of Paris’ most artistically vibrant and ethnically diverse areas. […]

Unusual Paris: 7 Things You Won’t Find in Any Guidebook

Le Louxor is one of our favorite unusual things to do in Paris. A vintage cinema AND a rooftop bar? Count us in!

Discover unusual things to do in Paris with our selection of the city’s best unique places! If you feel like stepping off the beaten track and exploring beyond the galleries of the Louvre and the picturesque streets of Montmartre, you’ll find that the French capital offers plenty of extraordinary, non-touristy attractions to experience. Whether you […]

Our Favorite Paris Restaurants by Neighborhood: Montmartre

Bouillon Julien is one of the best spots in Paris for classics at a reasonable price.

Few neighborhoods in Paris offer better views or more charming corners than Montmartre. Once a bucolic hilltop hamlet in its own right, Montmartre soon became a place of refuge for artists such as Van Gogh, Picasso and Dali. Nowadays, the Bohemian neighborhood is one of the most-visited areas in Paris and home to some of […]

6 Day Trips from Paris That Are the Perfect Escape

Fontainebleau is one of our favorite day trips from Paris and is home to a magnificent palace.

From world-class museums to first-rate restaurants, Paris has it all. But after a few days strolling around and eating your way through the Paris’s best bakeries, it’s only natural that you’ll feel the urge to venture out and explore beyond the limits of the city. Whether you’re after a breath of fresh air, a cultural […]

The 5 Best Baguettes to Try in Paris Before You Leave

Not sure how to identify a good baguette? The best baguettes in Paris are artisanal, homemade, and don't come from a factory. These perfectly golden loaves look authentic to us!

Whether it’s your first visit or the twentieth, there are some things you just can’t leave town without doing, and devouring the best baguettes in Paris is one of them. But did you know that even though an astonishing ten million baguettes are baked every day in Paris, not all of them are worth getting […]