A Love Letter to Paris: Montmartre

This love letter to Montmartre is full of ideas for local experiences (a picnic at the Sacre-Coeur, anyone?).

I first fell in love with Montmartre on the big screen, thanks to its starring role in Amélie. And like my heroine’s own connection to her neighborhood, it’s the first place I started to feel at home in Paris. When I visited a shared apartment in Montmartre which came with all the basics as well […]

How to Visit Paris on a Budget: Where to Eat, Drink and Explore

When visiting Paris on a budget, playing pétanque is a great way to mingle with the locals.

Paris is known for being chic and sophisticated, but it doesn’t have to be tough on your wallet. Vacations can get expensive. The cost of the hotel and flights add up before you’ve even landed in your destination. And once you arrive, it’s easy to burn through your budget on food, attractions and entertainment—especially in […]

6 Rooftop Bars in Paris That Locals Love

Le Molitor is home to one of the most stylish rooftop bars in Paris.

Gray roofs and white stone, the gilded tops of local landmarks and the Eiffel Tower lurking somewhere in the background…there are few skylines as iconic as that of Paris.  Following in the steps of New York or Berlin, Paris offers a wealth of terraces where you can admire the view while nursing a cocktail or […]

The Complete Guide to Craft Beer in Paris

Craft beer in Paris is well worth seeking out.

Sure, France is famous for its wine. But now, craft beer is the trendiest drink in Paris, and there are some great bars where you can enjoy a huge range of beers both on tap and from the bottle. Even better, French brewers are getting into the act. Paris-based breweries like BAPBAP,  Paname, Grand Paris […]

The 6 Best Bars in Paris for Any Night of the Week

The Animaux group boasts some of the best bars in Paris.

The Paris cocktail scene has come into its own in recent years, and many of the city’s best bars are now considered some of the best in the world. Although not traditionally a part of French culture, with so many young Parisians swapping their after-work red wine for a craft cocktail, a trip to Paris […]