Let’s be honest. When you first arrived in Paris, you expected every single French person to be wearing a beret, a striped t-shirt and carrying a baguette. So that’s how you decided to dress for your trip to la capitale in order to blend in. Unfortunately, it didn’t work. (Read more)
'Today, I want to visit the Opera Garnier." For 3 days you’ve been cavorting around Paris with your friend Jenny. You’ve climbed the the 237 steps of Sacré-Coeur, heaved yourselves up the 1665 steps of the Eiffel Tower and run around the Louvre galleries for 3 hours. Your feet are burning with despair. Why don't you and Jenny experience Paris from a comfortable armchair instead?
What can you do with 5€ in your pocket on a lunch break in Paris?
- Eat a sandwich on the steps of the Opera.
- Eat a sandwich and go see an Opera.
There's a nuance.
Sometimes a cloud looks like a wheelbarrow, a cat’s shadow resembles a werewolf and your colleague’s head could pass for a cactus. We may shrug off these hallucinations but when Sandrine is subject to them, she starts creating.
Sunday morning, 8:30 a.m. The baker is serving his first client, snorers turn down the volume and Paris is slowly waking up. And you? As you enjoy those first, soft sunbeams, you're ready for a secret ride around town on an electric bicycle
Official occupation: café manager. Unofficial job: theater advisor. Marie Do manages the Entracte Gaité, a café at the heart and soul of the theater district on rue de la Gaieté. To discover her true talent, you need to sit at the bar. In a matter of minutes, she’ll tell you exactly what show you need to see.