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 :



Flying to France
  • Book the Paris Pass with 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, 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
  • 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!


  • 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!

  • The French Lesson is a language school offering private French courses with a qualified
    team of professors, each focusing on different subject matters ranging from French history to literature, arts and culture. Our main focus is achieving language objectives of each student with Paris as the the primary topic. Our classes take place in the most beautiful places of the city, many of them unknown to most visitors and even most Parisiens. Our customers are adult learners from different walks of life: professionals, retirees, expatriates or anyone finding themselves in Paris for an extended period of time and desiring to study French and learn about the French culture.


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
  • Visit Paris in a cute 2 CV (the"sardine-can" car)
  • Visit the city's great museums


& tours

Products, activities and English-speaking businesses 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"
  • : 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.
American-run businesses

  • 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 : Fax : offers 50 free balls to the visitors of this Website !


  • 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

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

More on Harriet's books (excerpts, upcoming events, testimonials, etc..)


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