Services

Useful links

 Although a non-commercial site, we think it could be useful to mention goods and services available to the American (and English-speaking) community in Paris and which could correspond to some of the needs of the visitors of the site, in addition to our favorite links.

 Here are some examples, most of them are American-run businesses :

Travel

 

 Hotels
Flying to France
 B&Bs
  • France Just For You is specialized in self-drive tours in France: B&Bs, transportation & activities off the beaten path. Enjoy a warm French welcome!
  • Book the Paris Pass with GetYourGuide.com and get free
    entry to over 60 attractions in Paris! Skip the line, save time and
    get great value for money!
  • Weather in Paris
  • French-Culture-Adventures : a guide to traveling beyond the superficial touristy experience
  • Travel and tourism guide to France - About France.com, a guide to France for travellers, tourists and students
  • Travel and general information portal about France covering an increasingly wide range of topics
  • Lost-in-France : Online magazine for expats anywhere in France, lively discussion forum, articles, help & advice, directory of English speaking trades & businesses, holiday accommodation, online photo albums, classifieds, chess and much more. All Welcome! 
  • A good site for Japanese visitors in Paris...
  • Anita Owens-Bertuzzi has an interesting site (for French people) to plan an unusual trip to the U.S.A...
 Services for travellers
  • A friendly, informative and free to use forum for expats in France, people with holiday homes here and Francophiles everywhere.
  • Expatriates in France : The trusted community & guide for expatriates living in France. Offers to become a member of InterNation’s France expat community to connect with like-minded expatriates in France!

 

Expatriates
  • Enjoy your stay in Paris serenely thanks to Easymetros, the metro map that speaks to you. With this ingenious device, don't be lost any longer in metro, RER and tramway in Paris and suburbs!

 

 Public transport
  • Frantastique provides daily, fun, personalized French lessons which adapt to your level and interests. 10-15 minutes a day is all it takes to improve your French over the long-term. Sign up for our 7-day free trial and laugh while you learn!

 

Learning French
  • Photo tours of Paris : learn about French history and improve your camera skills !
  • Paris Guide : your Paris travel guide to all that there is to see when visiting the city of light.
  • A Paris Travel - a good source for group tours, private tours, and trip planning for your travel to France.
  • Paris Tourist guide is a complete guide with all the amazing historical places, best restaurants, hotels, etc.
  • Visit Paris on a bike with Mike's Bike Tours
  • Paris Through Expatriate Eyes : insider cultural tours for small discerning groups
  • See the Paris and France few visitors ever see, driven in comfort with a cultured, multilingual guide. Paris Luxury Tours evinces those qualities of France that are dear to the entire world and makes them accessible to visitors who may not speak French.
  • Visit Paris in a cute 2 CV (the"sardine-can" car)
  • Discover some of the most beautiful monuments of Paris, such as the Eiffel Tour, the Louvre or the Notre-Dame Cathedral on a sightseeing boat tour on the river Seine
  • Visit the city's great museums

 Guides

& tours

Products, activities and English-speaking businesses in Paris
  • American and English Bake Ware in Paris
  • A handy English-language tool that helps small and medium sized businesses find office space in France.
  • An American webstore: "The 1-stop online shopping for your American food and goodies"
  • Enjoy a glass of Champagne at Flutebar Etoile
  • Founded by two former network news television correspondents, BoomerCafé is an online site for active baby boomers with tips on money, health, relationships and a good living and literary section.
  • Parisdom.biz : relocation, tourist and legal services
  • The directory of English-speaking businesses in and for France that embraces all aspects of life in France including buying & maintaining property, finance, the law, services, tourism for English-speakers living in or visiting France The guide to service providers for residents, property buyers and tourists listing contacts to resolve your everyday problems.
  • PoloRoom is a nice Restaurant and Martini Bar, close to the Champs Elysées, run by Ken Hood.
American-run businesses
 Products

  • If your dog understands only English....
  • New services for parents and part-time job positions for students available! Baby-speaking provides baby-sitting services exclusively in foreign languages, by selected and trained foreigners. The frame of the service is supervised by a team of researchers in child bilingualism.
  • Looking for an Anglophone music school in Paris?
  • A club for people interested in wine ....
  • Shopping and touring information to Paris, the French provinces and other destinations
  • Intelligent shopping in France...
  • Attend an auction Salle Drouot, every day...
  • French for a Day program : Cooking class with Sue Young
  • The first English-speaking concierge in Paris !
  • Play paintball near Paris ! Paintball-connexion (2, bis rue Victor Hugo 95650 Boissy l'Aillerie Tel : 01.34.42.68.68 Fax : 01.34.42.76.36) offers 50 free balls to the visitors of this Website !
 Activities

 IT,Internet

Services
 Transport
  • Rue Amandine : Discover and experience Paris in the real parisian way: apartments to rent in Paris and all the services and assistance to make the most out of your stay and to make you feel Parisian!
Service for travelers
 Language
 Marriage
  • View your US postal mail online, from anywhere around the world
  • Hand-on cooking school
  • Student exchange, with ELCD, an organization in the South-West of France, to facilitate direct individual homestay exchanges and homestays only between students or people of all ages and from all walks of life.
  • PATH, headed by Dr. Will Clower, author of The Fat Fallacy, is a weight loss plan inspired by French cultural eating habits. The PATH is a 13-week course showing how Americans can adapt those healthy habit to life in our rapid fire culture - and lose weight
 Misc.

Please email me and help to complete this list and let me know if any of these links does not work ! I'll check the address and remove the link if useless...

To related pages : See my new section Job Offers, favourite links, to a page of links focused on property & rental, Paris For Americans, etc...

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Harriet Welty 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

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