Paris, France
Hanna, 44
Owner of Bliss Studio
see her Paris city guide

What do you do and why do you do it?

I am having a co-working and showroom that calls Bliss Studio and it is located in the Marais. I wanted to open a creative and happy place where I could connect people and make magic events. I named it Bliss since it means the highest level of happiness, and I believe to create magic you need to be in the state of Bliss.

What’s the worst job you’ve ever had and why was it so effing bad?

I don´t think I had a bad job in my life, I believe from every experience you have you learn something and your soul be richer. I had one job ones that was a bit hard, I put salad on chords in a greenhouse in 45 degree heat, it was a bit intense.

Were you born and raised in Paris? If not, where did you grow up and what brought you to Paris?

I am Swedish and was born in a small city in the south of Sweden. I moved to Paris because I really love France and I wanted to follow my dream and live my life. I think this country are so beautiful with the different nature. The light, the climate, the food, the wine and the beautiful boys are all better than in Sweden, this is some of my reasons why I live here.

What’s your current hood in Paris and what’s the best/worst thing about it?

I live in the 9th district in Paris, close to a street called rue des Martyres, this street is a food market street, and this aria feels like a small city. I know everyone in the aria and say Bonjour to them all every morning, and have some small conversations, it feels like a big family.

What kind of music do you listen to and what kind of music do you absolutely HATE?

I am listening to deep house or soft spirituel electro like I call it, music and dance makes me happy. I cant stand teckno music, its to brutal for me and I get dissy.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Anything that makes me dance, dance always make me on a happy mood. :)

Name the best TV shows of all time, and what makes them so good?

I do not watch TV or even have one, but I guess Friends was a great Tv show, it maked me laugh a lot.

Name some spots in Paris that are good for a Tinder date.

I would take a walk in the Monmatre, its a beautiful and romantic place. Or I would go for a walk by the Seine in the sunset, a lot of good spots for kissing. Also having a drink at Hotel Particulier is a perfect spot for a date.

Which public figure would you want to see “roasted”? (every public figure is fair game).

I do not get this question ?

Who’s your hero and where in Paris would you take them out for a serious hang?

Indiana Jones, I would take him to that Catacombs, so we could find some old treasures together.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Most of my clothes do I buy from my friends beautiful brand that call Luie, I love here clothes and they are like they are made for me.

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Oh oh, I guess St Denis.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Hard question, I always do the things I love :)

Where do you go in Paris for a casual night out?

I go with friends in one of my favorit bars and having red wine and a planche de fromage, that is a beautiful start of a great evening.

Where would you go in Paris to celebrate some freaking good news?

To the closest cool bar I guess :)

What’s your choice of transportation in Paris and why?

I mostly walking, it is a so beautiful city to walk in. Or else I take a Uber.

What are the Paris spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Having a meal at Miznon, go for a walk in Monmatre. Having a glass of wine at Pavillon Puebla.

What are the Paris spots tourists should run from screaming?

Les Halles and the line at the Louvre.

Tomorrow’s your last day in Paris. How do you spend it?

I would just hang around and eat I guess, haha. I start my day with a breakfast at Otium, after I would go for a walk at Canal st Martin and probably stop for a croissant and a coffee in one of the cute cafes. After I would have a lunch at Chez Janou then I would go for a walk in the Marais, and have a ice cream at ill st Louis and eat it by the Seine. Then a glass of win at Le Perchior in Belleville and see the sun goes down over Paris and take the most beautiful picture for my instagram. Then would I go and have a dinner at Miznon and after a drink at Petite Amour, just to have a last look at all beautiful French boys. ;)

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

So far Tulum, it was the most a magical beautiful place I been.

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