Posts Tagged ‘Montmartre’

Paris Apartment Rentals by Area

Paris is a wholly different place depending on where you stay. Here are three distinct and different areas of Paris…

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Restaurants in Montmartre: La Boîte aux Lettres

The French movie “Amélie” definitely worked its magic on me when I saw it in 2001. It’s a glimpse into the whimsical world…..

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Autumn in Paris

Plan your trip now – for next year – because Autumn in Paris is truly one of this city’s most splendid time of year. Yes….

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The best steak in Paris

I’m from Nebraska where steak is king. I don’t see the point in ingesting the stuff unless its fatty….

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Food Tours of Paris

Paris is teeming with culinary delights both savory and sweet, and one can easily spend her entire travel budget eating her way around town. But for a unique insider’s view on what to devour in the City of Light […]

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Paris Restaurants: Soul Kitchen

When it comes to Paris restaurants, if you’re vegetarian, or simply prefer eating a plant-based diet, sometimes it feels like the options are hard to come by. At best, you can hope for a meatless chèvre chaud at a […]

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Things to Do in Paris: Exploring Montmartre

Paris can be overwhelming to first-time and seasoned visitors alike. The city has so much to offer, it can be hard to know where to start. Let your new GO-Card be your guide! Hop from partner to partner with this […]

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Paris Restaurants: Chamarré Montmartre

Living in the 18th Arrondissement, I’ve often wandered the hills tucked behind Sacré Coeur and past its many Paris restaurants, and in passing Chamarré Montmartre, I’ve looked upon its sleek terrace […]

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Remarkable Rues: Rue Lepic

The wonderful Parisian neighborhood of Montmartre is tucked into the arm of rue Lepic, a historic street that winds around the famous hill. Historical figures such as Vincent van Gogh and Jean-Baptiste […]

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Paris tours: Café des Deux Moulins in Montmartre

Paris Tours: Unbeatable Attractions in the 18th

The 18th is one of the largest arrondissements of Paris, from the seemingly endless hills and stairs of Montmartre to the vibrant North African neighborhood known

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French fashion: a jewelry at Une Fille à Montmartre

French Fashion: Une Fille à Montmartre

Having a place to stay near Montmartre on my recent trip to Paris proved to be quite beneficial in terms of discovering the bohemian side of the city. It was a welcoming contrast considering I was traveling on a five-day tourist-packed itinerary. Remnants of the area’s artistic legacy that still lives throughout the ruelles and establishments quickly became apparent as I uncovered […]

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Paris neighborhoods: discovering Montmartre

Paris Neighborhoods: A Tour with l’Esprit de Montmartre

No trip to the City of Light is complete without a visit to Paris neighborhoods like Montmartre. This hilltop neighborhood, with its small-village feel and big city thrill, has something for everyone. If you’re planning on exploring the area with kids, a new tour, l’Esprit de Montmartre, offers an experience that will engage and surprise the whole family.

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Sanglier at La Table d'Eugène, in the 18th Arrondissement

La Table d’Eugène

While it’s not necessarily news, I had been meaning to go to the French bistro La Table d’Eugène for some time now. Several friends had declared it to be the best restaurant in Montmartre, with good value for the money. So on my last night during a recent stay in Paris, I went with my friends Maeggie, Jennifer and Loraine. For 50 euros per person, we enjoyed a stunning meal. OK, so some of us didn’t overindulge as much, namely the French and Swiss ladies, opting for only mains and desserts […]

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A Chat with Jeweler Beatrice Knoch

German-born but Paris-based for the past nine years, Beatrice Knoch sat down with HiP to discuss her career as a jewelry designer and the things…

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Grilled artichoke tartine at Le Petit Trianon, a cut above your standard Paris café, in the 18th Arrondissement, Montmartre

Le Petit Trianon

It can be frustrating in Paris to be hungry at an odd hour, or to want something decent without spending a fortune or having to think ahead to make a reservation. Yes, there are your usual Parisian cafés all over the place, but the standard of food at most of these places, charming as they might be, is depressingly low.

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