Paris Travel News: 08/23/2010


  • Skating the Roads of Paris
    In-line skating may not seem very French, but it’s gaining in popularity – so much that there’s a three-hour skating tour of Paris that runs every Sunday. (via @MyMelange on Twitter)
  • Paris Tourist Scams: HiP Tips For A Hassle-Free Trip
    Even if you think you’re too smart to fall for any of these tourist scams, this post is worth a quick read – just to be on the safe side.
  • Visiting Paris? Follow These Rules.
    It probably won’t surprise you to learn that there are certain etiquette tips that one should know before a visit to Paris. (via @LostNCheeseland on Twitter)
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  • Shopping the Palais Royal in Paris
    You might be familiar with big shopping centers in Paris like the Galeries Lafayette – but have you heard of the Palais Royal? (via @MyMelange on Twitter)
  • Paris Fashion Showrooms: The New Way to Shop
    If shopping in Paris’ big department stores isn’t satisfying enough for your inner fashionista, then consider a visit to one of the designers with showrooms that are open to the public.
  • Chic and Ew
    And speaking of shopping, this hilarious juxtaposition of two women spotted on the Paris Metro just goes to show that checking off a list of clothing items does not a fashionable look make. (via @MyMelange on Twitter)