How to Be a Good Tourist: Paris Edition

Part of responsible tourism in Paris is making an effort to speak some French with the locals.

Don’t miss the rest of our responsible tourism guides: MADRID | BARCELONA | SEVILLE | SAN SEBASTIAN | LISBON | ROME Thinking of visiting Paris? You’re not alone. The city’s visitor bureau announced an uptick in tourism, citing more than 40 million tourists in 2017 with 23 million hotel arrivals.  Despite suffering a lull in tourism, Paris has exceeded its prior visitor numbers. […]

What We Would Eat in Paris If We Had Only One Day

Step 1 of figuring out what to eat in Paris: you can never go wrong with pastries.

Wondering what to eat in Paris? With a plethora of choices, it can be overwhelming.  However, France’s reputation for gastronomic excellence makes dining out a true delight. Mapping out what to eat in Paris will take you to some of the best neighborhoods in the city. From traditional French fare to North African-inspired cuisine, Paris […]

The 5 Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make in Paris

A Seine dinner cruise is one of the worst tourist traps in Paris there is.

Paris may be one of the world’s top destinations, but that doesn’t mean side-stepping Paris tourist traps is easy.  Communicating in a new language and understanding French cultural norms is only part of the process. In evaluating the best plan for your trip to the City of Light, it’s necessary to look past the clichés […]