Trendy, smelly, mild and cheesy: This Parisian fromagerie has something for everyone

Trendy, smelly, mild and cheesy: This Parisian fromagerie has something for everyone

“Look at this, look at this.” Baptiste, a Parisian fromager shows me a page in an open book. “That’s what they ate in the 1980s.” The picture shows some quite mature camembert, so mature that the cheese has turned yellow and looks more like an old cookie than the kind...

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The complete guide to: Paris travel

The complete guide to: Paris travel

If you’re travelling to the city of love and are in need of some help to plan your trip, read on! Our local Paris tour guides have the lowdown on all the necessary information you need to get around and see the sites, so that you don’t fall out of love...

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The best jazz clubs in Paris

The best jazz clubs in Paris

You may have heard that Paris was the capital of jazz in Europe in the ’60s. Many jazz clubs also opened up in the ’80s in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area, and today there has been resurgence in the popularity of the musical style, as well as attendance at these shows. If you’re...

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The 5 best cafés in Paris

The 5 best cafés in Paris

Nothing screams Paris like sitting on the outdoor patio of a café, sipping on a coffee and smoking a cigarette. While we don’t recommend taking up the habit of smoking, we do recommend drinking as much coffee as you can! Paris certainly doesn’t lack in the café department (or pastry...

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The 5 best parks and gardens in Paris

The 5 best parks and gardens in Paris

Gardens are enchanting. They’re a great place for brisk morning walks, late-night strolls on a romantic date, a picnic with your family, or to merely relax and watch the world go by. No surprise, Paris boasts some of the most beautiful gardens we’ve come across, with these ones calling dibs...

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10 best wine bars & restaurants in Paris

10 best wine bars & restaurants in Paris

Paris is probably the place you think of when you imagine yourself sipping on a glass of wine on a terrace — and we agree! While you’ll probably be able to find a decent wine anywhere you go, sometimes atmosphere is what matters most. You want to enjoy your wine...

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The 5 best markets in Paris

The 5 best markets in Paris

After just a few hours of gallivanting across Paris, you’ll quickly realise that markets are part of the quintessential Parisian experience. Markets aren’t just for tourists — locals frequent markets as they are often the best places to get fresh produce and specialty or rare ingredients. With so many markets to choose...

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The best craft beer bars in Paris

The best craft beer bars in Paris

If you’re a beer lover who happens to be visiting Paris, well, you’re in luck — the city boasts a variety of bars that offer craft beers and microbrews that’ll excite even the biggest beer snobs! Choosing which bars to visit can be a little tricky because of the sheer number of them...

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5 of the best speakeasy bars in Paris

5 of the best speakeasy bars in Paris

Speakeasies popped up in the United States during the Prohibition era of the 1920s and 30s; there were several attempts to shut down these outlawed establishments, but to no avail they continued to operate. Known for their unique atmosphere that attracted a certain kind of crowd, these bars came to...

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Photo of the week: Paris, je t’aime!

Photo of the week: Paris, je t’aime!

February was the month of love and we celebrated the heart-eyes we have for cities around the world in the Local Mission. Whether you reignited an old flame for your hometown or developed a new crush, we loved discovering what you love most about cities. From its food to its...

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