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Getting a Grasp on Paris’s Best Arrondissements

Paris boasts 20 historic districts called arrondissements, each with its own unique appeal and flair. The arrangement dates to 1860, when French Emperor Napoleon III divvied up the municipal districts,

Where to Plan the Perfect Birthday Party in Paris

On the search for the perfect place to celebrate a birthday in the City of Lights, but not sure where to start? Not to worry. It’s easy to have an

Tour Paris and Visit the Historic Monuments

Paris! It is a city that is loved all over the world over for so many things. We know it as the City of Lights, and the City of Love.

Everything You Need to Know About Visiting the Louvre

Home to Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and other famous masterpieces like the Venus de Milo and Winged Victory of Samothrace, the Louvre Museum in Paris is one of the

7 Delicious Dishes You Have to Try in Paris’s Latin Quarter

Located on the left bank of the Seine River in the 5th arrondissement, Paris’s historic Latin Quarter is renowned for its medieval architecture and esteemed universities. It’s also one of

Ways to Celebrate Bastille Day in Paris and Explore the Great City of Love

On July 14, the French celebrate Bastille Day, a national holiday that was one of the revolutionary days in Paris.  The holiday honors “the storming of the Bastille—a military fortress

The 6 Best Paris Tours

One of the best ways to see Paris is by taking a tour. This way, you can learn about the city’s rich history and culture while seeing some of its

Enjoy a Perfect Picnic in Paris

The City of Paris is A Great Place to Have a Picnic! A picnic is the perfect way to sit back on the grass with friends and loved ones to

5 Unmissable Spots Serving the Best Brunch in Paris

This blog post was originally posted on April 25, 2019 and was updated on October 6, 2020. Despite not being native to Paris, brunch is now nothing short of a

7 Most Famous Foods in Paris (And the Best Cafes & Restaurants to Try Each One)

You could climb the Eiffel Tower, stroll down the Champs-Elysées, and spend the rest of your time in the French capital getting lost among paintings in the Louvre. But if

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Best things to do in Paris

There are so many wonderful things to see and do in Paris, France! A few of the best things to do include seeing the Eiffel Tower, visiting Notre Dame Cathedral, strolling along the Champs Elysees, and exploring the Louvre Museum. Of course, there are many other great attractions and activities to enjoy in Paris as well – too many to list here! Suffice it to say, you definitely won’t be bored if you find yourself in this beautiful city.

What do I need to know before visiting Paris?

There are a few things to keep in mind before planning a trip to Paris. First of all, it is important to know that Paris is a very popular tourist destination, so it is important to book your hotel room or AirBnB well in advance. Secondly, Paris is a large city with a lot of walking involved – be sure to wear comfortable shoes! Finally, remember that the French language is spoken in Paris, so it may be helpful to learn some key phrases before your visit. And make sure you have plenty of time to explore! Both on your own and with guided tours.