sites on Paris
||Excellent pictures and drawings of current events in France. A picture's worth a thousand words!
|| A platform with hundreds of videos about Paris, many of them about unknown or little- known sites or aspects (Musée de la Vie Romantique, Musée de Minéralogie de l'Ecole des Mines, Orgues de Notre-Dame de Paris)
||The best of Paris cultural life on one site : unbiased reviews, Paris restaurants, art exhibitions, films, hotels and more
pagesjaunes.fr (yellow pages) site
gives addresses, phone numbers, email addresses ! It is
a VERY USEFUL site : you can see from the USA what your hotel
and the street it's on look like....
||Long time Paris
resident Linda Thalman's letter to readers, with hundreds of
useful tips and links : travel in France, museums, weather, teaching,
|| Jill Butler
is the author of three French/Paris related books ; she has an
interesting website where she displays her artwork and products.
|| The website
of Paris's favorite free English-language weekly newspaper
LeedsGood Value Guide to Paris Restaurants
- Discover great meals
for as little as 20 Euros per person which include three courses,
wine and coffee. Keep the guide handy while you're in Paris because
it will put you directly in the shoes of a taste-seeking American,
Adrian Beerman Leeds, who has explored every nook and cranny
of Paris just for the pleasure of eating very well for very little
- Learn French, rent/buy an
apartment etc.... with Parlerparlor
on Rachel Kaplan's informative books on Little Known Museums
in Paris, London and Berlin and her French Links cultural tours.
A must for those who think they've done it all!
|| A very
comprehensive and educational site on France and the French ;
a goldmine on the different regions of France (history, tourism,
International is a Paris-based Web site developer primarily of
sites about Paris, France and the French culture and has published
a series of electronic "Paris Insider Guides". This
site is a comprehensive directory of its clients and guides and
provides valuable links to resources for Paris visitors.
and also :
- Le Marais is the most Romantic part of Paris : find out every month what's going on in le Marais and get the best deals for your next trip !
- Photography, artwork, city guide and blog exploring the city
of Paris through the eyes of an artist
- An excellent interactive and
map of Paris
- A great site to visit the city's
- The RATP (public transport system) site contains
all the information you need about taking the bus, metro, etc...
- Rick Erickson has a very interesting
WebSite : Metropole Paris
- Living in France : a very knowledgeable Web site (and magazine),
everything is in it !
- Paris Tourist Office has a very comprehensive site in English.
- Blvd Europe "The Magazine of European Culture"
- The official City of Paris
- Paris in Sites Newsletter : receive updates on Paris and WebFrance
International clients every 3 weeks, by subscribing to the Paris
In Sites Newsletter. Use the Web Subscription Form : this is
not a discussion list, it simply updates What's New and it is
- Time Out
is a very useful magazine and runs a comprehensive WebSite.
- About Asian communities
- For a list of commercial websites
(services in Paris), click here.
- More to come...
Sites on France
|Details of the French property market including details of price and legislation - Currency index
|My French Life™®
|| Come with us to discover French lifestyle beyond the cliché. There’s so much more to France than meets the eye. Magazine – Community – Events – Experiences
France Discovery Guide
This glossy publication is
put out annually by the French Government Tourism Office in New
York. It is written by American and English writers, most of
whom have lived in France for many years. Harriet is one of them
and has had the opportunity for the last 6 years to travel to
and to write about the Southwest, Southeast, Rhone-Alps, East
and West of France.
New York : Tel. 212-838 7800 ; France On
Call Hotline 410-286-8310 If you've never seen the publication,
contact the number we've given you to get a copy. But beware:
after you read it, you'll want to book a flight to France immediately!
|A very useful resource about what you need to know and to do if you consider studying in France.
|Parler Parlor : the most popular French/English
Conversation Group in Paris at Cetradel Language Center, hosted
by Adrian Leeds, Elisabeth Crochard and WebFrance International.
Americans in France
American living in Strasbourg, Jeff Steiner has a very informative
site, with many Q&A
Frenchman who lived many years in California, Baudry offers seminars
on intercultural differences and has a cyberbook with fascinating
is a fantastic but quite depressing site with an extensive follow-up
of French bashing in
the USA, from journalists, politicians, anti-French websites,
France and French regions
excellent magazine published by the French-American Cultural
Foundation in Washington D.C.
Blogs by Americans in
Paris (to be developed : give me the address
of your blog!)
| DID YOU KNOW THAT.....the French are
the world's most intensive bloggers ? According to the
International Herald Tribune July 28, 2006, they spend more time
blogging : more than an hour a day (USA : 12 minutes, UK and
Germany : less than 5 minutes), with 60% of the population of
internet users visiting blogs (USA : 34%, UK : 40%, Germany :
36%). More than 3 million have created a blog. Why ? Maybe because
the French, more than others, like to speak about themselves
? Compared with American blogs, "...French blogs are longer,
more critical, more negative, more egocentric and more provocative..."
. Some observers say that "...blogs have been embraced by
ordinary people and this will flip the rigid power pyramid of
the French society...."
Sites on food and others
- A friendly site
(with many recipes) for a friendly shop in the Latin Quarter
where you can find unusual products (many of which are from Provence)
such as Mimosa Jelly (to cook with chicken or fish) or Confit
- Food at www.zagat.com
- And more to come!
If a suggested link
does NOT work, please let us know. We'll check the address and
remove the link if useless...
More links : For a
list of commercial websites (travel, products, activities, services)
click on services in Paris.
To related pages : See my new section Job Offers, property & rental, more links,
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Rochefort writes articles and books about France and the French.
Order her books :
- "Joie de Vivre", Secrets of Wining, Dining and Romancing like the French, St.Martin's Press, New York, 2012
- "French Toast, An American in Paris
Celebrates The Maddening Mysteries of the French", St.Martin's Press,
New York, 1999
- "French Fried, The Culinary Capers
of An American in Paris", St.Martin's Press, New York, 2001
More on Harriet's books (excerpts, upcoming
events, testimonials, etc..)
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