Paris’s winter sales are nearly upon us, so get ready for huge discounts on everything la belle France does best, from clothes to cookware. The six-week sale season runs from January 11th to February 14th, and with offers of up to 60-80% off your most lusted-after brands, it’s going to be a (very chic and classy) gunfight.
Here are five survival tips to ensure you bag the best of the bargains… and keep your sanity intact in the process.
1. Make a
Anyone who has wandered aimlessly in Paris will tell you it’s totally possible to appreciate the city without understanding much about it. This is, after all, one of the most beautiful cities on earth – you don’t need to be told that in order to see it, right? Still, getting more in-depth knowledge of Paris’ history or specific elements of the modern city can enhance your experience exponentially – which is why we love Context Travel‘s tours so much.
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It’s hard not to swoon a bit when you think about Paris – but if the Paris-lover in your life can’t be in the City of Lights this holiday season, why not bring Paris to them? Here are a few Paris gift ideas to delight any Paris-o-phile you know. (And if Paris-o-phile isn’t a word, it should be.) Better yet, you can always just send this list to anyone who asks you, “What’s on your wish list this year?”
Paris is undeniably a city that adults love to visit. But the Parisians themselves have children, right? And countless travelers with kids visit every year. So I asked my friend Mara Gorman to put together a list of her favorite places to go in Paris with her kids. As it turns out, Paris is kid-friendly, too!
You may think of Paris as the City of Light, a destination for lovers or gourmands with an adult flavor that makes it less than
As if you’d need a reason! However, if you felt you were struggling or at least had to justify a trip over to this most amazing of cities either to yourself or another, then below are a selection of good reasons to go:
Where else but in Paris can you find outstanding gourmet street food? It’s also the city of world-class restaurants, bistros and pavement cafes (both Montparnasse and Montmartre are particularly well-known for their café life and artistic bent) of
While the idea of Christmas for some people can only mean going home and surrounding oneself with family and friends, for other people Christmas is the ideal time to get out of town and travel. It’s particularly appealing when you consider that a city like Paris is decked out in all its holiday finery, making it even more beautiful than normal. So for those of you who are thinking of visiting Paris at Christmas, these are the things you’ll need