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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croissants in Paris

Why are croissants so popular? A croissant lover’s over-the-top explanation.

Having consumed croissants at the rate of roughly 1 /day during my first 6 months in Paris, suffice to say that I know a thing or two about why croissants are so popular.
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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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Chartres: A Weekend Getaway from Paris

Chartres is an ideal weekend or even day-trip destination from Paris. Find out all the info on what to do and see here.
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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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