Top Paris Blogs: Get Inspired!

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If there’s a city that better than any other is able to inspire lovers, chefs, and photographers, it’s Paris! The capital of France, with its museums, restaurants and cafe’s, is one of the most visited cities in the world.

One of the biggest problems that people will face when planning a trip to Paris is choosing what to do. To help you out with finding inspiration and useful tips we have already given you plenty of info about Paris, but this time we want to do more!

We want to show you some of the blogs and websites that we found on the Internet and think are a very good resource to find info about Paris. It doesn’t matter if you are Italian or Spanish, a geek or a couple in search of the most romantic restaurant, in this list you will find all the info you need for an amazing holiday in Paris!

Because of the incredible number of blogs about Paris, we decided to pick up just few of them, the ones that we believe are more relevant, and we divided them into 5 categories:

Paris Local Blogs, Paris Photo Blogs, Paris Shopping Blogs, Paris Food Blogs and a list of Blogs about Paris in different languages.

These blogs represent a real inspiration for us and we hope they will do the same for you. Because of that, we have created a badge for these blogs; if you are one of them, feel free to grab the badge and place it in your blog – we will be more than happy!

Paris Local Blogs

The Paris Blog – Since 2005 The Paris Blog has published the voice of an Anglophone expat in Paris. This blog is a huge resource for English-speaking tourists looking for fresh news about events in Paris.

HipParis – HipParis blog collects really useful information for first time visitors to Paris or for people who want to explore a “new side” of the city.

EyePreferParis – Eye Prefer Paris by Richard Nahem, an ex-New Yorker, is an amazing insider’s guide to Paris.

Secret of Paris – Secret of Paris is a blog running since 1999, created by Heather Stimmler-Hall, a travel journalist. Heather created her blog to “share the hidden side of Paris”.

Invisible Paris – Invisible Paris is, according to Adam, its author, “a celebration of the parts of Paris that would be refused entry to the ville musée if they tried to get in today”.

God I love Paris – When the opportunity arose to go to Paris and work on Louis Vuitton’s digital advertising, Amy Thomas was powerless to say no. For two years, she spent her days sampling viennoiseries, admiring high fashion, eating up the expat lifestyle and blogging about it all at God, I Love Paris.

Cool Stuff in Paris – Manning Leonard Krull, an American living in Paris, publishes information on all his favorite stuff in Paris. Looking for some local tips? This is one of the blogs to bookmark.

Bonjour Paris – Whether you’re packing for, or planning, a trip to France, the mission of this online magazine is to deliver content that adds a bit of France to your daily life.

Paris Photo Blogs

Paris Daily Photo – If you love Paris and you love photos, well, this is the blog for you! Eric, the owner of ParisDailyPhoto, will introduce you to Paris with amazing pictures posted every day.

Inside Paris – Marie Simon, Parisian by adoption, wants to show all the different surfaces of Paris. In her pictures you will see not only the twinkling lights that made Paris famous around the world, but also the city’s less glamorous features.

Paris Shopping Blogs

Chic Shopping Paris – Do you want to know all the tips and tricks on shopping in Paris? Chic Shopping Paris is the website for you!

Girl’s Guide to Paris – This website, running since 2000, is a creation of Doni Belau. Doni has fallen hopelessly in love with this city of endless style and beauty, where women can be whomever they want. The Girl’s Guide to Paris has a bevy of wonderful women bloggers on the ground in Paris who experience, write and experience some more, bringing you the most up-to-date information about what’s hot right now in Paris.

Paris Food Blogs

Meg Zimbeck – This is a really nice personal blog of Meg; you’ll find reviews and other useful information about restaurants and everything related to food in Paris.

Simon-Says! – Simon-Says! is a French food and lifestyle blog run by French food critic Francois Simon.

Edible Paris – Want to have a “food tour” of Paris? Edible Paris can arrange your custom “food day” in Paris, providing tailor-made itineraries for food-minded travelers.

Paris Blogs in different languages

Italiani Pocket, come sopravvivere a Parigi – For the Italians visiting Paris we really suggest you check this blog. Elena mixes her personal experience with a lot of useful tips; “da non perdere!”

In Parijs – In Parijs is a blog about Paris in Dutch. The author, Olivier Van Beemen, is a Dutch journalist living in Paris since 2002.

Visitar Paris en español – A Spanish blog with all the latest news and events in Paris and with tons of info about the city of the lights.

Paris Reise – Paris Reise is a blog in German where it is possible to find all the information about the city, events, shopping, arts and culture.

If you think we’ve missed some crucial blogs about Paris, feel free to comment or send us an e-mail. We will review it and, eventually, add it to our list of favorite Paris Blogs.

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7 Responses

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