CITY GUIDE: PARIS

One of the most frequent questions I am asked on instagram is for Paris recommendations. I am finally ready to share some of my favorite places with all of you. From shopping to dining and sleeping to sight seeing, here are my top picks. If this doesn’t inspire you to head to the city of lights, then you are clearly living in the dark.

Passe une bonne semaine! Have a great week!

(I minored in Spanish so I totally googled that)

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Stay

Super Luxe

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The Ritz

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Plaza Athenee

La Reserve

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Four Season George V

Hotel de Crillon 

The Ritz

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Le Meurice

Le Bristol 

Luxe

Marquis Faubourg Saint Honore

Le Roch

Hotel Montalambert

Relais Christine 

Grab a Drink

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Hotel Costes

The Ritz– patio or Hemingway Bar

Restaurants

Breakfast

Cafe de Flore

Angelina– best hot chocolate

Lunch

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L’Avenue– equally fabulous for dinner

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Merci (shop, then eat)

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Ralph’s

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La Masion Rose

Dinner

Le Brebant

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Le Voltaire

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Loulou– a little bit of Italy in the heart of the tuileries

Benoit

Ambassade D’Auvergne– mashed potato heaven

Le Grand Colbert– The Somethings Gotta Give restaurant

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Chez Andre

Shop

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Chatelles– Oh don’t worry, I ended up with both!

One of my insta friends recommended checking out this chic shoe store. They quickly have become my favorite. I have even ordered online and had them shipped here! The best!

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Le Bon Marche– They have everything and more.

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Merci– one of the coolest stores in the world

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Bloch– incredibly comfortable and well made flats.

Pierre Herme– bring home some macaroons

Rodin Museum

City of Paris Museum of Modern Art

Musee d’Orsay

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Giverny

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Versailles

If you can’t make it to Versailles, you should at least check out this beautiful coffee table book.

Versailles: The Great and Hidden Splendors of The Sun King’s Palace

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Hope everyone can find a way to venture off somewhere fabulous soon (hopefully Paris)!

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