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People A family apartment that oozes calm An encounter with Nathalie Marsan, on the Avenue de la Motte Picquet

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Ten inviting Parisian kitchens

Whether you’re sipping on your morning coffee, sharing a family meal, cooking for two or having a night in with friends, a kitchen is a place for enjoyable moments. It should be suited to both everyday needs and special occasions. We reclaim this vital space in a home according to our lifestyles. One thing is certain: the kitchen is not just a place where we cook. Whether they’re American-style or in a separate space, minimalist, functional or retro, these ten kitchens in furnished apartments are all different, but all inviting. They’ll help you decide what kind of kitchen suits you best.

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Exposed Beams: 10 Inspiring Parisian Apartments

Adding an authentic feel that is extremely popular at the moment, exposed beams give a home a unique touch. Whether painted or natural, and very often an original part of the framework, the beams in these 10 apartments are sure to appeal!

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Neighbourhoods

Where to live in Paris

Montorgueil

The Belly of Paris

Montorgueil , Neighbourhood - Live in Paris

With a name that means “Mount Pride” in French, you might imagine that the area has a natural tendency for complacency, and a sentiment of superiority over the rest! However, the irony of the story is that it was not given this name to affirm its excessive self-esteem, but rather with a hint of sarcasm.

The Place Vendôme neighbourhood , Neighbourhood - Live in Paris

Place Vendôme has long been the shining star of luxury à la française. It arouses envy and inspires artists. Visitors from the world over make no mistake, this is where they come to daydream in front of the luxury jewellery stores, enchanted by the charm of this fabulously Romanesque neighbourhood.

Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Quite a history!

Saint-Germain-des-Prés , Neighbourhood - Live in Paris

The stories of all those who roamed its streets, who loved and fought and rebelled over the centuries still echo within its walls. If you want to hear them, go wherever the wind takes you and follow its maze of alleyways between the Palais du Luxembourg, home of the French Senate, and the River Seine.

Essentials

Paris from A-Z

Getting a great cup of coffee in Paris Marais coffee shop Loustic

How to find a great cup of coffee in Paris? Marais coffee shop Loustic is at the forefront of a new wave of establishments serving a better brew.

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The 6 best terrace bars and cafes in Paris Relax, drink and eat

What could be more Parisian than having your morning coffee on the street-side terrace of a traditional café? Parisians love being outside, especially when the sun shines, and there are almost numberless restaurants, cafés and bars with terraces to suit every taste.

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