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Get Picked Last : How to Avoid Pickpockets and Scam Artists in Paris

pickpocket in paris

As wondrous as Paris is, there is a dark side to counter its rosy appearance. Non, this is not about the intermittent periods of grey weather or the sometimes serious lack of decent customer service. It’s about one of the most dangerous groups of people in Paris : the Pickpockets.

It’s All in the Bread Part II : A Guide to the Top Parisian Boulangeries

Boulangeries in Paris

Last month, we educated you a bit on the different types of French breads and how to navigate your local boulangerie. However, in the land of liberty, equality and fraternity, not all Parisian baguettes are created equal. 

Slim Down in H20 : Water Biking in Paris

water biking in Paris

Fitness in Paris used to be anything but à la mode. American fitness enthusiasts inspired the traditional ‘Pff, ça se fait pas’ (It just isn’t done) reaction. However, there is good news for those who weren’t blessed with the coveted skinny gene that so many of these Français seem to possess: ‘sport’ is now IN.

Meringues Good Enough to Marry at Aux Merveilleux de Fred

Meringues Good Enough to Marry

Picking pastries in Paris can be a daunting task. There is so much choice and simply not enough room for all the delectable delicacies to fit into our stomachs. If we allowed ourselves a taste of everything all the time, we’d be as doughy as the desserts going into our mouths!