Ever dreamed of owning your own vineyard? Of packing it all in and getting back to basics… toiling the land (or hiring someone to), stepping out in the morning to your own magnificent view of acres of rolling land and breathing in the fresh countryside air with your dog at your side….and a beret and glass […]
Who hasn’t fallen in love with the charming village from the opening scene of the Beauty and the Beast? This scene actually takes place in Conques, a southern French town. Belle, however, travels back in time to Paris thanks to the magical book introduced in the 2017 movie. Let’s discover Belle’s Paris! Belle’s mother […]
Le dernier Marvel arrive dans les salles ce mois-ci ! Attention spoiler : L’américaine la plus forte de toute le temps est arrivée à Paris. Wonder Woman commence à Paris, où Diana Prince travaille au Louvre : elle y rencontre un photographe de la première guerre mondiale. Ses mémoires d’enfance en Amazonie lui reviennent alors. […]
Anyone can admit that for tourists and ex-pats alike, understanding and personalizing French culture can be incredibly difficult. From the language to the etiquette, it’s easy to find yourself frustrated. Even saying hi in Paris is difficult … However, there is one aspect of the French culture that is incredibly easy to master…. […]
Alarh is a French cosmetics and perfume manufacturer that’s been in the Thomas family for 4 generations. Noble family from Brittany on his mother’s side, from 900 BC – oldest Brittany family. Desgrée de Haut – lesgree, base of hill from high. Crusades, then arrived in Brittany. 1986 when created Alarh group. […]
« Petit Déjeuner à Paris » C’est quoi l’idée derrière votre marque ? « IMAGEINAIR » est un jeu de mots pour exprimer « une image dans l’air ». L’idée est que chacun laisse libre cours à son imagination et ses souvenirs lorsqu’on découvre la marque et ses parfums. IMAGEINAIR est une vraie invitation à la découverte émotionnelle et olfactive. C’est […]
She’s dreamed of this moment ever since she was a little girl…no pressure then! Whisking her off for a romantic trip to Paris with a secret mission to propose couldn’t be a better solution, but where are the best places in Paris to propose? For many, the classic spots are a great place to propose, […]
Ali Akbar is so famous in the Saint-Germain quarter that 6 years ago, the town hall held a vote to choose the best personality to represent the area and the inhabitants overwhelming choose Ali, whose image you can’t miss as it now appears on a big public wall. If you’re lucky enough you might meet him […]
There are many modern misconceptions around this classic French cap, known around the world as the beret. Many people might find themselves thinking, “Oh, I’m not French. I can’t wear a beret,” or maybe “Berets are simply outdated or cliche,” or even one I struggle with myself, “I love berets, but I just don’t think […]
At first glance, our heart melted and we wanted to snap up all his fantastic and original pieces of artwork. Parisian Philippe Joubert is a young artist to keep your eye on. His ethereal fashion designs are at times whimsical, at times bold. We just can’t get enough of his depictions of classic Parisian woman. […]
Island of Refuge – Feature Length Documentary – Extended Trailer from Zed Productions on Vimeo. “Listen to me, my family, this is very important. We are going to go through many villages, many towns, many cities and many borders. Be patient. If you see people pushing, let them push. If you see people shouting, let […]
LE VERLAN It is one thing to learn a few common expressions to get around once you are in Paris, but school French is not going to get you very far. If you want to master the French language, you need to twist it around like they do, you need to love it but as Lady […]
Ever wonder where your favorite stars and starlets reside in the City of Lights? Look no further! Check out the comprehensive list of American and French actors below to find out! Scarlett Johansson When she isn’t busy starring in Hollywood blockbusters like ‘He’s Just Not […]
None of us can deny that the Kardashian family and their drama that follows suit is pretty entertaining. The dynasty that includes the family’s pride and joy, Kim K, is practically American royalty. So its no surprise that they would jet to Paris for a quick R&R and what Kim calls “the best cheeseburger in […]
So you’ve been on our tour, seen the Il de la Cité and now you’re probably hungry, looking to put your feet up for a second and interested in seeing what else Paris has to offer right around our office. Here are our top 10 picks for outings around our neck o’ the woods. 10. […]
On Friday, February 26th, the 41ème Nuit des César (the 41th edition of the annual César Awards – the French equivalent of America’s Oscars) was held at the Théâtre du Châtelet. Of course, the Set in Paris team had to go. On this chilly night, we huddled together for warmth, waiting with baited breath, our eyes straining to see […]
When I first saw him, Joseph Terrell, our very own modern-day Hemingway, was sauntering down our little medieval Paris road with a cigar hanging out of his mouth. This silver fox was infused with an air of experience. I mean, this guy looked COOL. This guy has seen things, lived things, knows things! I was intrigued and […]
Geraint John Jones is an Alt-Pop/Folk Singer who composes, sings and plays guitar. You can find him busking around Europe as well as playing in local venues, cafes and bars. Always on the go, the British boy has travelled far, having lived in the UK, France and Germany. He will soon embark on a European […]
Uncovering the myth behind the real Quasimodo. The name Quasimodo instantly conjures images in our minds of the lonely hunchbacked bell-ringer trapped in the beautiful Notre Dame, yet is there any truth behind the story? If there was a hunchback who lived in Notre Dame, who was he and what would his life have […]
Miss Carrie Bradshaw is the epitome of the New York 30s-something — columnist, fashionista, girl who knows how to brunch. After six seasons centered on Miss Bradshaw’s Manhattan lifestyle, Sex and the City took a daring plunge and moved its 2004 series finale to Paris. New York may be home to Carrie’s best gal pals (and most of her shoes), […]
Fancy feeling like you’re in a movie? We were so happy to be asked by TheLocal.fr, a fantastic resource for French news in English, to share where the most famous movie scenes in the French capital were set. Here’s a map and list of the TOP TEN most popular and requested movie locations Set in Paris […]
Have you been to see one of the blockbuster films shown at cinemas recently? It’s such an awesome experience with all of the new technology that allows for special effects and high-definition recording. Ever imagined what it was like to see the first film ever developed? Set In Paris recently attended an exhibit on the […]
Love Locked: the Low Down! Paris is known as the city for lovers, never more evident than when strolling around Paris on a cool spring evening, with couples caressing and canoodling beside the river banks as a saxophone player serenades them. But how exactly does one ‘lock’ their love in this most romantic of cities? […]
HARRY POTTER EXPOSITION HITS PARIS As a fan of Harry Potter, I was excited to go to “Harry Potter, l’Exposition” going on right now at the Cité du Cinéma in Paris. This exhibit is on a world tour, and has finally made it to Paris before continuing on to other major cities such as […]
We had the treat of visiting the Arludik Gallery on the first day of their exposition about Disney Villains. Running to the 30th of May 2015, the exhibit displays original artwork from the beginning stages of the creation of animated Disney films. It shows the big, the bad and the ugly villains from Maleficent in Sleeping Beauty, […]
Okay you’ve seen the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, The Arc de Triomphe, now what? Although not somewhere I normally might have ventured into on my own, I’m glad I found my way into the Police Museum of Paris. Looking for unknown gems in Paris, I stumbled upon this small museum located inside the police department […]
Le Manoir de Paris is the perfect destination for any fear-fanatic. If you are looking for an adrenaline-spiking Friday night activity, this is most definitely one that would interest you. I think that I can categorize people pretty easily into two groups – those that get thrill, joy, even humor out of horror films/activities, […]
Cartier. What better backdrop for a proposal than Paris? Exactly what the advertisement managers at Cartier had in mind when filming their most recent diamond ring advertisement released on Valentines Day 2015. Opening with a scenic view of the Eiffel tower (because of course, when filming in Paris you MUST include a shot of the […]
Is lingerie shopping on your list of things to do this weekend? What about a ladies’ night? Romantic dining for two? No matter your agenda, there is surely something for you to choose from in Naughty Paris. There is no better way to experience the City of Light than with native Parisians, and what is […]
The 10 finalists will have their movie shown at the Festival International du Court-métrage de Clermont-Ferrand I’m superexcited about this blog post because it is no ordinary blog post – introducing our very own tour guide, Josiane. Josiane is all smiles, has a knack with people and comes from a cinematographic backgound. Last summer she finally settled in […]
If there’s one thing that unites the 20 arrondisments of Paris, it’s cinema. To walk around the French capital is to take a trip through film old and new. Home of la nouvelle vague, it’s here, among the bridges, museums and buildings that directors such as Luis Buñuel and the great Truffaut have found […]
I knew I loved chocolate but I had no idea just how much of it there is to love! If chocolate is good for the soul (‘if’ meaning ‘it is’), then the Salon du Chocolate is positiviely restorative. I don’t crave chocolate often, but when I do I’m happy to go to the supermarket […]
Music videos are a lot like films; they tell a story. In some ways, they can even be my favorite type of “movie”. And since everyone knows that we’re suckers for films that are set in Paris, we’ve gone ahead and rounded up our top 10 favorite music videos shot right here in the famed city […]
Perception, a fairly new crime drama TV series by TNT, tells the story of Dr. Daniel Pierce, a schizophrenic neuropsychiatrist who finds himself constantly helping the FBI solve their most complex cases, despite him seemingly having an aversion towards the government. As a special treat, the show has decided to film its first episode of season […]
If you have spent any time in Paris, you will have noticed that Parisians adore their pups. They cart them all throughout the streets of Paris, les jardins, salons, stores, and les cafes of course! Just incase you need proof, check out these almost 4,000 euro dog beds/castles on Puppy de Paris.
Lover of Chocolate? Check. Looking for something new to-do in Paris? Check.
Who wouldn’t want to spend the day walking around a beautiful city, playing with the world’s cutest pups? We jumped at the chance to take a closer look at a profession that is becoming increasingly popular—Dog Walking. So much so that it even has a place in the movie world:
Paris: a city known for film and fashion — so why not combine both? That’s exactly what Kate Spade, Charlotte Olympia, and many other designers decided to do; merge together cinema and style.
Just a short walk from the Notre Dame lie two must-see locations. Want to see where Queen Marie Antoinette was held captive until her death? or the most beautiful stained glass in all of Paris? Stop by La Conciergerie and Sainte-Chapelle!
Here at Set in Paris, we know that there is no better food to snack on than popcorn when you’re sitting at home or at the cinema, watching a great movie. That’s why we raced over to My Crazy Pop in the 11th arrondissement of Paris as soon as we heard about it.