The Best Vegan Options in Paris

Don’t let tradition fool you…there’s plenty of vegan goodness in Paris! I have a few vegan friends. Whenever I suggest they come and visit me in Paris I get a pretty similar response: “I would love to come and see you, but I’m not sure if I’ll have many options for food. Aren’t the French[…]

6 Approved Restaurants for After Your Keys to the Louvre tour

Where to eat near the world famous Louvre museum. Wandering through a museum can be a lot more tiring…and hunger inducing than you thought! Did you know that The Louvre is the number one most visited museum in the world?! With famous pieces like the Mona Lisa, the Venus de Milo, and the Winged Victory[…]

6 Approved Restaurants for After Pere Lachaise tour

Where to grab a bite nearby Paris’ most famous cemetery. You didn’t think we finished with our restaurant series, did you?! There’s still plenty to explore, so get your stretchy pants on – it’s time to eat! So, you’ve just taken a stroll one of the most renowned cemeteries in Paris – if not the[…]

4 Can’t Miss Breweries in Paris

It’s not all wine all the time in France. Paris brewed, we approve! Craft beers are on the rise all over the world, and Paris is no exception, but finding them is more difficult than it should be. When every bar in the city seems to be called a brasserie (that’s brewery in French), even[…]

6 Approved Restaurants for After Your Time Travel to Montmartre tour

Delicious non-touristy options in Paris’ Montmartre neighborhood. Where to grab a bite in the quaint neighborhood of Montmartre in Paris! Anyone who knows me knows that Montmartre is one of my absolute favorite parts of Paris! The winding paved streets! The art galleries! The Sacre Coeur! THE FOOD! Like all over this wonderful city, Montmartre[…]

6 approved restaurants for after your Seine tour

Where to eat around the Grand Palais/ Champs-Elysees / Invalides You’ve just finished Paris Along the Seine, our best Paris introductory tour….here’s where to take a load off and fill your bellies… Have you struggled to avoid tourist trap restaurants during your first days in Paris? You are so not alone. I’m constantly being asking[…]

Good coffee in Paris: don’t miss these 6 cozy and uncommon cafes

These can’t miss Parisian cafes will have you wanting to snuggle up with a good book and a delicious beverage any time of year! So you’ve finally made it to Paris for your dream vacation. But… eeek! The weather is less than spectacular. OR, the weather is great but you’re feeling a little jet lagged[…]

9 (Surprisingly Easy) Ways to Avoid Tourist Trap Restaurants in Paris

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. How to avoid that 50 euro meal of stale bread and flat beer. Stale bread and flat beer, you may scoff. In Paris? Incomprehensible! But… though Paris is known for stellar food, there IS indeed a darker side to eating[…]

5 Ways to Keep Warm in Paris This Winter

If you have been in Paris in January, you know what I mean when I say ‘brrrrrrr’. Winter sweeps a chill through the city, one that seeps through layers and layers of sweaters and socks… Now, in reality the temperature isn’t really that cold (never below 30°F), but you know what they say: everything is[…]

Best 3 reasons to visit Laduree Champs-Elysees

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Ladurée is a global household name, and many travelers are lucky enough to have a Ladurée in their home country. Yes, since its humble beginnings in 1862 as a simple bakery, Ladurée has now become an international brand. You can[…]

Summer must-do: Printemps Rooftop Cafe

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. SEPTEMBER 2017 UPDATE: Printemps rooftop cafe Deli-Cieux is currently undergoing renovations and is closed until further notice. However, as of June 2018 Galeries Lafayette has stepped in with a replacement option for you… you can visit their rooftop restaurant and[…]

7 reasons you shouldn’t skip Petit Palais

The Petit Palais is an often-overlooked attraction in Paris. Travelers are charmed by the Champs-Elysées, awed by the Arc de Triomphe, seduced by the Seine river, and gung-ho about the Grand Palais. Somehow the Grand Palais’ little sister gets lost in the mix of all the incredible sites clumped into one neighborhood. But I’m here[…]

Caféothèque for a Central-Paris Lunch and Coffee

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Working in tourism, I’m constantly asked questions about Paris. Travelers who do our tours, visiting family or friends, friends of friends, random people on the street… It seems they all believe I am a beacon of Parisian knowledge! (I am.)[…]

Le Rocketship for unique souvenirs and great coffee

Have you heard about SoPi? It’s a neighborhood that’s been becoming more bohemian-chic as the years go on… Am I talking about a New York borough? A London neighborhood? No, folks: this is SoPi, South Pigalle, Paris. And if you need a good cup of coffee and a unique souvenir, take a walk with me…[…]

Incredible Paris View from Institut du Monde Arabe

I’m ashamed to say that until this month ago I’d never seen the incredible view of Paris from the Institut du Monde Arabe. It is (and I can now attest to this) literally one of the most interesting views of Paris. The terrace of the Institut is slightly elevated (9 floors) so you get a[…]

Instituutti: Coffee and Contemplation in Central Paris

I love Paris. And all that is typically Parisian… including the small spaces. I find them charming! But I will admit that sometimes spending day after day in a standard cramped Parisian café can get a tiny bit claustrophobic. When I’m feeling that way, I head to Instituutti for an afternoon of airy, light ambiance[…]