Expats in Paris

Expats in Paris

Every uprising, revolt or revolution in France draws inspiration from the previous one, so technically all can be traced back to the Jacquerie, a revolt by French peasants in the early summer of 1358,...

Chatting with a Sorbonne finance student and competitive tennis player, who was thrice-recruited to be a model (declined each time), on why he moved to the Big Apple and what he misses about Paris ...
Gontran Cherrier croissant

When it comes to flaky buttery pastries, the croissant is king. In all of its forms – pain au chocolat, croissant aux amandes, or plain old butter croissant – nothing goes better with a...

Penelope Fletcher was born and grew up on the west coast of Canada “mostly on an island off an island off an island.” After studying English literature and classics in universities in British Columbia,...

In May 1924, Zelda, Scott and their daughter Scottie decamped from America to Paris. The extravagance of their lifestyle in the U.S. in the previous four years had left the Fitzgeralds in debt both...

A tricky question... For those visitors who have a short stopover in Paris, how best to see the City of Light? What are the must-see experiences, restaurants, and attractions? In a city renowned around...

Joe Start is a California expat who has lived in France since 2003. After earning his journalism degree, Joe moved into the advertising and marketing side of communications.  His day job has been selling...

We're offering one lucky reader the chance to win a ‘Paris Dreams’ collection. We have teamed up with lovely author Katrina Lawrence to celebrate the American and Canadian launch of Paris Dreaming: What the City...

Here’s a dispatch from Oliver Gee, the host of The Earful Tower podcast. This time he tells the story about the crocodiles apparently living in the Canal Saint-Martin. I’ve always found the Canal Saint-Martin in...

https://youtu.be/opOFm3KV1eI Sebastian Marx is a writer, stand-up comedian, YouTuber, and a very funny guy. I saw his live show in Troyes last fall, where he was performing in French, to a full house of French...
Author Pauline Lévêque

In the latest installment of our ongoing "Paris Expats Abroad" series, we interview Pauline Lévêque, a successful journalist and author. After many years reporting for Paris Match, she recently published a series of children’s...

In the latest installment of our ongoing “Paris Expats Abroad” series, we interview author Anne-Gaëlle Huon, who writes novels in New York where she lives with her two sons. Check out our previous interviews...