Pont Alexander bridge in Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower in Paris against the backdrop of a majestic sunset

Winter in Paris: How to get through the cold weather

Since it’s my third winter in Paris, I now feel equipped to advise both visitors as well as new implants in Paris on how to prepare for winter in the…
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Canal Saint Martin

Parisian hidden gems only locals know about 

If you are interested in getting to know Paris like a Parisians, exploring these hidden gems will help you see Paris in a whole new light.
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10 Things Not to do in Paris- Part 1

Here is a list of things you must not do in Paris, and the things that you should be doing instead.
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French Food Rituals: Eating like The French

Join me as I talk about some of my adventures in adjusting to my French husband’s food rituals.
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Do you rub statues for luck? 3 Parisian statues to visit if you do!

Here are 3 statues in Paris if you believe in the delightful arcane myth of rubbing statues for luck!
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The 1000 Silhouettes of Les Secrets de l’Opéra

‘Les Secrets de l'Opéra' is spread over the whole of Opéra metro station and consists of tiny silhouettes depicting scenes from within the Opéra Garnier.
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Explore Paris’s Le Marais: A Different Side of Paris

Find out more about Le Marais and its beautifully preserved buildings and roads from medieval Paris.
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Paris Secrets: Salvador Dali’s Sundial

Dali took the inspiration for this sundial from scallops! I mean, are we surprised? As you can see in the attached image, it is indeed scallop-y with bright blue eyes…
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An old building with windows which are pink and blue in colours, with striped curtains in Arles, France

5 Book about France for the Curious Francophile

These books would help unravel some of the anthropological conundrums of the French culture and people. And who knows, they might even inspire some of you out there to open…
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