Making New Traditions With Mulled Wine in Paris

It was nearly Christmas, a few months after I had first moved to Paris, and I was dating my first French boyfriend. On a weekend trip to his hometown, we had somehow found ourselves entangled in a group of locals—friends and friends of friends from the area—spending the afternoon hanging around the flower farm where […]

The 6 Best Markets in Paris That Are Open on Sundays

One of our favorite Paris Sunday markets is the organic market at Marché Raspail!

Used to sleeping in on Sundays? Think again—here in Paris, we wake up early every Sunday to hit the market. While many shops have traditionally been closed on Sundays here in the French capital, that’s starting to change. And the tail end of the weekend has been market day for as long as we can […]

Everything You Need To Know To Navigate A French Market

One important Paris market tip to keep in mind: if you're not sure which stall to buy from, see where the locals are going and get in line there.

Open air markets are one of the great joys of life in France—and occasionally confusing for some visitors to navigate.  Food markets are still an enormous part of French culture, as they offer both seasonality and real value. They are often less expensive and usually far better quality and selection than what you’d find at […]