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1.A Melting Pot of Ideas to Try out in Paris Act I Scene II
Everyone will memorize something personal about Paris. I thought it would be a rich idea to start writing a brand new series of articles in which I would offer each time a motley of ideas: obscure sites to see, off-the-wall museums to visit, quaint shops to ...
[Added: 20 Jan 2007   Hits: 1061   Words: 645]

2.Serendipitous Paris: A Random Assortment of Things to Do Act I Scene I
Your experience of Paris will necessarily be different from that of any other traveler. Because your expectations are unique, your perception of the French capital will be yours, and yours only. Diversity being the name of the game, I thought you would enjoy being told ...
[Added: 20 Jan 2007   Hits: 891   Words: 721]

3.Finding Cool Gifts in Paris
Bring back gifts from Paris to your folks and friends, and see their faces illuminate. The words 'it comes from Paris' gives an extra special value to any present. Your kin's joy is the present they offer you in return. ...
[Added: 30 Dec 2006   Hits: 928   Words: 839]

4.Three Places to Kill a Relaxing Afternoon in Paris
There are so many things to see in Paris and so little time to do it that your journey in the French capital can wind up taking the colors of a marathon run. I offer you a different take on it: stop, review your options, and decide to ...
[Added: 10 Nov 2006   Hits: 520   Words: 864]

5.Places in Paris Where to Romance Your Love
Like Venice, Paris has always been a magnet for lovers and their affairs. As Woody Allen put it: "As long as you haven't been kissed during any of those rainy Parisian afternoons, you haven't been kissed at all." Paris is where sleepy marriages are rekindled, the ...
[Added: 27 Oct 2006   Hits: 453   Words: 934]

6.Four Hot Panoramic Spots in Paris
In this article, Paris expert Phil Chavanne selects four elevated spots from which Paris can be best viewed. To my friends who take the trip to Paris I always recommend to 'look up while walking'. Paris should not be visited at eye level only; ...
[Added: 12 Sep 2006   Hits: 513   Words: 1088]

7.Touring Historical Paris on a Double-Decker
There is no shortage of transportation means in Paris, and the public transportation system is extremely efficient. But touring Paris by metro may not be the most rewarding sightseeing occasion. That's where the Open Tour deals you a better ...
[Added: 04 Sep 2006   Hits: 334   Words: 997]

8.Going to France? Do Not Forget Your Power Adaptors
When preparing your trip to Paris, do not forget to pack the right adaptors for your small appliances. Otherwise you will get yourself into trouble. Twice the voltage European power typically comes out of the electrical outlets at 230-240 volts, while 110 volts is ...
[Added: 21 Aug 2006   Hits: 370   Words: 560]

9.Are Sneakers a Fashion No-no in Paris?
Are American sneakers a fashion don't in Paris? The Senior Editor of online magazine Paris Eiffel Tower News addresses the issue from a bilateral viewpoint. I can't count the number of times travelers who asked me: 'Should I wear sneakers ...
[Added: 24 Jul 2006   Hits: 834   Words: 1416]

10.Paris: To Tip or Not to Tip
Sitting at the terrace of a sidewalk cafe in Paris and sipping on a Perrier while watching passers-by is a pleasure many travelers promise themselves to experience when they are in Paris. But here comes the check, and with it the question: tip or no ...
[Added: 07 Jul 2006   Hits: 363   Words: 757]

11.Paris Off the Beaten Path: Try Small Museums
Small Paris museums offer you an alternative to the large venues when you wish to avoid the crowds there. See which museums to visit here. Fan of Klimt, Schiele & Co., I recently wanted to take a leisurely ...
[Added: 01 Jul 2006   Hits: 438   Words: 944]

12.Eating (way too well) in Paris: Third stop at Le Gourmet
Yet another interesting stop in our culinary adventures in Paris, the Le Gourmet restaurant offers great French cuisine for prices I hadn't seen in Paris in 15 years. Lunch time, where to go? This is the third installment ...
[Added: 01 Jul 2006   Hits: 383   Words: 1200]

13.Eating Well in Paris: Second Stop at Chez Tante Alice
Eating out right in Paris: in this second installment of my new series of articles, I introduce you to Tante Alice, a fine restaurant which deserves a place in the pantheon of French provincial cuisine. Yummy! Life ...
[Added: 01 Jun 2006   Hits: 414   Words: 1352]

14.Eating Well in Paris: First Stop at Chez Georges
When you stay in Paris for a short while only, eating out at a decent, reasonably priced restaurant may become a silly game of trial and error. In this new series of articles, I will recommend ...
[Added: 21 May 2006   Hits: 415   Words: 1029]

15.Paris is Safe and Well, Thank You!
Have you gotten scared by the media reporting on the recent events in Paris? Phil almost did, but he knows better than just listening to the hubbub. Check with him what's the real story on these events, and if they really should ...
[Added: 08 Apr 2006   Hits: 433   Words: 1257]

16.What's the oldest bar in Paris?
French people love drinking and eating out. Paris overflows with bars, wine bars, cafés, bistros and restaurants. Tons of fun. But which and where is the oldest one? Let's begin by wandering down rue Mazarine from the Odéon square. ...
[Added: 01 Mar 2006   Hits: 416   Words: 1108]

17.Paris hotels: How to reduce your risk of being disappointed
Are the mentions "2 star" and "3 star" hotel on travel websites reliable? Should you rely on the French rating system? Written by the Senior Editor of a renown Paris guide, this article clears up the issue, and suggests 4 proven steps to increase your ...
[Added: 24 Jan 2006   Hits: 373   Words: 896]