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A Day Trip to Giverny

A Day Trip to Giverny

While Paris is full of places to explore, there are many iconic landscapes just beyond its city limits. About an hour and a half outside of Paris is Giverny.  Located within Normandy, Giverny is home to the retirement home of Claude Monet and his gardens in a small village that was frequented by many other […]

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A Week in the Life of a Parsons Paris Student

A Week in the Life of a Parsons Paris Student

So you made it to Paris, and you crossed off every number on your “Touristy To Do List” from hiking to the top of the Arc de Triomphe to eating an overpriced lunch at Les Deux Magots. Now what? Let me tell you, after almost a year in Paris, there is much more to see, […]

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The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower.  We all know the name and the formation of the structure, but many have completely overlooked the history of this worldly known monument. Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel (1832-1923) was born in Dijon to a well-off family. By 1854, he had begun building bridges for a railway industry, ultimately opening his own architectural firm years later. […]

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Where To Go & What To Eat...

Where To Go & What To Eat…

Looking for some recommendations?  When I moved to Paris in August 2018, I noted everywhere I went from attractions to meals in the first few months.  While there are TONS of places to go, things to see, and foods to try, below are some of my favorites!   CLASSICS EIFFEL TOWER Hopefully this was already […]

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The 411 on the Gilets Jaunes

The 411 on the Gilets Jaunes

The Gilets Jaunes? Granted, we’ve all heard about it on the news but…is it really as big as it seems on the TV?   Being relatively new in Paris as a First Year student, I get a text on a weekly basis by my parents on our family group chat telling me that “This Saturday […]

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Crêpe Making Event

Crêpe Making Event

On Tuesday, April 16th, CRÊPES. WERE. MADE. Parsons Paris students enjoyed making their own crêpe creations, both savoury with cheese/ham/eggs or sweet with chocolate/all kinds of jam/honey/bananas 🌟     The Crêpe Event is the most popular among all students! 5 crêpe making stations were installed all around our Student Lounge, so that every group […]

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Parsons Paris takes the Folies Bergère and Jean Paul Gaultier's Fashion Freak Show

Parsons Paris takes the Folies Bergère and Jean Paul Gaultier’s Fashion Freak Show

This past week, our students were invited to attend Jean Paul Gaultier’s Fashion Freak Show at the Folies Bergère. Many of our students were beyond excited to finally step in to this world famous Art Deco building, soaking in its architecture, craftsmanship and all of the details in every corner of the building – from […]

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Visiting our Project Space

Visiting our Project Space

Starting in February 2019, we began operating a new Project Space on the ground floor, open to all students from all majors to work on projects outside of class time. The two rooms can be used for prototyping, experimentation and documentation. The space was designed and is managed by the Parsons Paris Tech team. Several […]

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A look back on our 2nd annual Career Night

A look back on our 2nd annual Career Night

At our Parsons Paris 2nd annual Career Night on April 3, 1/4 of our student body participated in the variety of activities offered, including Wix website creation, resume and portfolio reviews, exchanges with alumni guests, a LinkedIn photo session, and meeting companies at their booths and over 70 one-on-one interviews. The event brought insights into […]

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Signs of Spring Event

Signs of Spring Event

SPRING IS HERE ! On Tuesday, April 2nd, Parsons Paris celebrated the arrival of Spring with a Chocolate Egg Hunt and an April Fish (Poisson d’Avril) decoration station! THE CHOCOLATE EGG HUNT   Hundreds of little chocolate eggs were hidden all around the Parsons Paris building, including 4 big prizes: the bunnies!   THE APRIL FISH […]

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