Posts Tagged ‘romance’

Top Five Places to Find Your French Man in Paris

Women have been in love with the Parisian lifestyle since well before Marie Antoinette suggested we all eat cake. And why not—what’s not to love? There are pastries, fashion, chocolate and, oh yes, French men.

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Paris Secrets: Fresh Romantic Outings

There’s a reason this really is the city of lovers. Here you’re simply never short of a romantic adventure. Many cherished Paris secrets revolve around outings à deux. Here are five new favorites, all budget-friendly.

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Shopping in Paris Two Ways

Whether you’re about to take a romantic vacation with your lover or spend a weekend curled up on the couch with a glass of your favorite wine, we have the top ways to incorporate the best parts of the gg2p […]

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Top Five Romantic Things to Do in Paris

Romance is a part of Parisian culture, and locals and tourists alike show no shame in expressing their love in public. With that in mind, and with Valentine’s Day approaching, this list of the top five […]

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Paris Fashion: Seen on the Streets of Paris

In honor of Valentine’s Day in the world’s most romantic city, this week’s Paris fashion post is dedicated to love. If you are wondering what to wear on your next visit to the city that is also one of the world’s most […]

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French Recipes: Gougères

My first date in Paris was memorable not just because it was my premier romantic rendezvous with a French man since arriving in the City of Light, but also because of one of the French recipes I would learn and […]

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Restaurant 1728 in Paris

Valentine’s Day Must-Do’s in Paris

Le Saint-Valentin. It even sounds sexy in French, and this year I am dreaming up a particularly sexy Valentine’s Day in Paris. My dream begins with waking up in a luxurious hotel, like le Pavillon de la Reine, located under the arcades of the quintessentially romantic Place des Vosges. After a decadent breakfast in bed, wearing Monsieur’s dress shirt from the night before, I’d put on some tight jeans, with a large cashmere boyfriend sweater, and some decent boots that have heels that I can actually walk in. Then, we’d head out the door to celebrate Valentine’s Day with romantic must-do’s in Paris.

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The Shakespeare and Company bookstore

Franco Files: Paris Romance: Dream or Reality?

When I told people I was moving to Paris last year, the reaction I got (besides the equally popular “That’s awesome!” and “That’s insane”) was largely the same: “Oh my God, Jenna, you’re going to fall madly in love and marry some French man!” It seemed expected that within a few months’ time I should find my soul mate wandering the streets of Montmartre and have a whirlwind, cinematic Paris romance. After all, Paris is the setting of countless love stories and the destination of perhaps thousands of honeymooners each year. But is the myth of a romantic Paris all it’s cracked up to be?

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Hôtel Fontaines de Luxembourg

Sexy Hotel Rooms in Paris

A spontaneous weekend in a hotel room in Paris makes for the perfect romantic holiday. If you are looking to reinvigorate your relationship, rekindle a lost romance or fan the flames of a newly burning one, the City of Light is, and has been for years, one of the most romantic destinations in the world.

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Macarons in Paris

Valentine’s Day in Paris: Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in the City of Light

Could there be a more perfect place to be than Paris for Valentine’s Day? Are you in town with your hubby, your lover or the guy you just met? Here’s a list of ways to ensure a moment or two on Valentine’s Day that you’ll never forget.

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The Most Romantic Restaurants in Paris

Recently on my radio show, I talked about some great picks for romantic dining in Paris, and I knew I had to share them with you here. With a plethora of restaurants in Paris, choosing where to dine is a tough call, so please let us know all your favorites either by leaving a comment on our site or by visiting us on Facebook.

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Adopte un Mec, a French online dating website

Shopping for Men in Paris

Online dating is a fairly new idea in France, but it’s quickly become a common way to meet other singles. Like in America, there are several sites that tailor to the different needs of those interested in dating in Paris. For example, for those looking for marriage or a serious relationship, there is the humorously titled Attractive World. Cougar Rencontre, as you can guess, caters to older women who want to prey on younger men, and hey, if you’re looking to commit adultery, there’s the egregious Gleeden. It’s true when they say that there’s something for everyone out there. If you’re like me, who was curious, looking for something a little more fun, less dramatic and definitely less specific, there is Adopte Un Mec (Adopt a Dude), a quirky dating site that caters to women . . . who like to shop.

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Romantic Paris

“I love Paris in the springtime/ I love Paris in the fall/ I love Paris in the summer when it sizzles/ I love Paris in…

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Franco Files: The Dos and Don’ts of Dating French Men

French men are known for their smoldering good looks and great romance, and in Paris it’s easy to fall in love 10 times a day: he might be sipping a café noir in St.-Germain-des-Prés, ambling through the Jardin des Plantes or reading Sartre on the metro. But for an expat or visitor to Paris, dating French men can be an entirely different experience, challenging the tactics you’ve spent years perfecting. So before you allow yourself to be swept into a sea of je t’aime‘s, here are a few things you should expect.

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Romantic Paris: Art’s New Rendezvous

It cost 8 million euros, took two years and rearranged a landmark. But the Musée d’Orsay‘s makeover has produced one of the most romantic Paris destinations. Its art collection—one of the world’s finest, with Impressionist classics like Van Gogh’s bedroom and Manet’s Luncheon on the Grass—is a tourist favorite. But the former train station, for all its grandeur, was always more a showplace than a real home for its treasures.

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