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  • How to Order Like a Local at a French Boulangerie

    How to Order Like a Local at a French Boulangerie

    Paris simply wouldn’t be Paris without its bakeries and pastry shops; they’re a necessity of French life. Not sampling all the amazing things they have to offer during your trip would be a crime against humanity! That’s why we’ve put together this guide on how to order at a French bakery, including tips & tricks that only the locals know!

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  • Where to Shop for Groceries in Paris

    Where to Shop for Groceries in Paris

    Settling into a new city can be difficult, especially when it comes to the locals-only stuff like shopping for groceries! That’s why we’ve put together this super handy list of all the places to stock up on food in Paris, from traditional open-air markets and specialized shops to the most popular supermarket chains!

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  • The Best Things to Buy in a French Pharmacie

    The Best Things to Buy in a French Pharmacie

    In Paris, you’ll find a ‘pharmacie’ on almost every street corner, but they’re not simply for headache pills or indigestion cures, they’re also a haven for amazing French products that you can’t find elsewhere as easily. From Caudelie’s Beauty Elixir to Nuxe’s honey lip balm, here are the best things to buy inside a French Pharmacie!

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  • How to Rent a Bike in Paris Using Velib’!

    How to Rent a Bike in Paris Using Velib’!

    Paris offers a variety of transportation methods: metros, trains, buses and even bicycles! Riding a bike around Paris is so much fun, and gives you the freedom to go wherever you want. If you’ve been hesitant to try out the Velib’ bike rental system in Paris, this step-by-step guide will give you the confidence you need to hit the streets!

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  • Here are the Best Apps to Have in Paris!

    Here are the Best Apps to Have in Paris!

    When traveling, smartphones are an incredibly useful tool: They can give you detailed metro directions, show you where to rent a bicycle and even where the coolest new restaurants are located. That’s why we’ve put together this handy list of the best apps to download, so that you can enjoy Paris like a longtime local!

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  • 5 Ways to Avoid Awkward Moments with the Locals in Paris

    5 Ways to Avoid Awkward Moments with the Locals in Paris

    When traveling to a new country, it’s essential to know some cultural basics. For instance, how does tipping work in Paris, and how does one obtain free glasses of water at a cafe? You can either learn the hard way, or come prepared! Here are 5 tips that will prevent any awkward moments with the locals in Paris.

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  • How to Get to Paris’ Largest Flea Market – An Insider’s Guide

    How to Get to Paris’ Largest Flea Market – An Insider’s Guide

    If you love digging for secondhand trinkets or shopping for gorgeous French antiques from bygone eras, then you must visit the Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen, or Les Puces, for short. Since it’s the largest flea market in the world, it can be a bit tricky to navigate, so be sure to bookmark these expert tips!

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  • Public Transportation in Paris – Everything You Need to Know

    Public Transportation in Paris – Everything You Need to Know

    Metro, bus, RER, zones, maps and tickets! Do these words make you feel anxious? It can be quite overwhelming to figure out the Paris transportation system, especially on your first trip. This blog post will give you a run-down of the system in easy-to-understand terms, so you can feel more confident getting from point A to point B!

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  • 12 Essentials to Pack on a Winter Trip to Paris

    12 Essentials to Pack on a Winter Trip to Paris

    Winter in Paris may be frosty, but there are so many reasons to visit during the colder months. You’ll find lower prices, fewer crowds and pretty holiday decorations. As long as you pack properly for the cold weather, you’re bound to have a magical winter trip to Paris. Before you go, take a look at our list of 12 winter packing essentials!

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  • The Best Things to Pack for Paris in the Fall

    The Best Things to Pack for Paris in the Fall

    Can you believe summer is almost over? Autumn is quickly approaching, especially in Paris, with rainy days becoming more frequent, temperatures dropping and foliage turning that lovely shade of orange. Because we want you to have the best experience possible, we’ve put together a convenient list of 12 packing essentials for your Autumn trip to Paris!

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  • 5 Smart Reasons to Get Travel Insurance for Your Paris Trip

    5 Smart Reasons to Get Travel Insurance for Your Paris Trip

    Preparing for a vacation in Paris? Alongside your passport and guidebooks, it’s also a good idea to have an updated travel insurance policy with you. While chances are your trip to the City of Light will go on without a hitch, you can never be too prepared. Here are five reasons why travel insurance for your next Parisian holiday is a smart idea.

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  • How to Pack For Paris in the Summer – 13 Essentials!

    How to Pack For Paris in the Summer – 13 Essentials!

    Packing for Summer in Paris can be difficult. You may find yourself wondering what the weather is like and if the Parisians really do strut around in high-heels and designer dresses. We’ll answer all your questions and more with this expert packing list of must-haves, so you can have the best vacation possible!

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  • How to Have Wifi Everywhere You Go in Paris

    How to Have Wifi Everywhere You Go in Paris

    Avoiding huge data roaming expenses and keeping in touch with family and friends back home just got a lot easier thanks to Travel Wifi. This mobile hotspot is portable, super easy to use and keeps you connected to wifi wherever you go in France – on up to 10 devices!

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  • Traveling to Versailles from Paris – The Definitive Guide

    Traveling to Versailles from Paris – The Definitive Guide

    A visit to Versailles is a dream experience for many travelers to Paris. While an easy day trip from Paris, the train trip can be confusing for first time Paris visitors. Here’s a detailed yet simple to follow guide that will make you a Versailles travel pro in no time at all!

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  • Say Au Revoir to Jet Lag!

    Say Au Revoir to Jet Lag!

    Traveling to Europe is marvelous on so many levels. But if you’ve covered many timezones to arrive there’s something not so marvelous – jet lag. Our sister company Italy Perfect has shared their three top tips to beat jet lag and enjoy the holiday of a lifetime!

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