My friend Anna comes twice a year from San Francisco to visit me. I am always surprise to see her energy when staying in  Paris. A couple of years ago, she told me hers secret to make her stay in town as relaxing and rewarding as possible:  “Paris is a very spread-out-city so I prepare very well my day visit, remind sporty even while travelling and eat light food in the evening”…

From the bustling Boulevard Saint-Germain, you enter the streets of 6e at some point, because that's where Parisian life happily throbs with thousands of art galleries, bookshops, music, and bistros, at least in the summer. Then, silence...

French is strange, you may be able to read it well but when you get to France you can't watch french tv or have a conversation with a neighbour! So, listening to French language songs can be very helpful with learning the French language. What the song says is more important than what the song sounds like. So French song is an excellent pedagogique way to learn, try hear with Sous les Ponts de Paris song…

Biking through Paris

My friend Ann just arrive to Paris for studying at Sorbonne University. She rents an apartment for a few weeks in the quartier Latin, center Paris. As an avid biker in New York, she decided to travel by bike in Paris. “It is exhilarating to travel through Paris by bycicle at street level. It is an amazing experience and I encourage all of you that like biking to do the same but listen to those safety tips...

Love in paris...

Are you enthralled by Paris but only have a few days to discover one of the most bewitching of capitals? Here is an idea of a romantic visit… Montmartre, Medici Fountain, hôtels particuliers (mansion houses) in the Marais...

French is strange, you may be able to read it well but when you get to France you can't watch french tv or have a conversation with a neighbour! So, listening to French language songs can be very helpful with learning the French language. What the song says is more important than what the song sounds like. So French song is an excellent pedagogique way to learn, try hear with Yves Montand song, A Paris…

Provate a guardare una mappa generale di Parigi su cui sono segnati gli arrondissements, cioè i distretti amministrativi dei vari quartieri. Si parte dal 1er arrondissement, che è proprio il cuore della città, e girandogli intorno a spirale e in senso orario si completa tutta la chiocciola fino al 20ème, il ventesimo...

Arriving in Paris: relaxing after your journey
Your have just arrived. It is important you rehydrate by drinking lots of water in order to avoid muscle stiffness. After hours on a plane, your feet suffer and your legs feel heavy and tired. Once you are settled, take off your shoes and do the following:

IN LOVE A PARIGI…

Amate Parigi, ma avete soltanto pochi giorni per scoprire i posti più romantici della Ville Lumière? Eccovi alcune idee per una visita suggestiva, all’insegna del romanticismo… Montmartre, la Fontana dei Medici, e poi le dimore nobiliari (in francese si chiamano hôtels particuliers) nel Marais…

Natale a parigi

Parigi viene addobbata di luci per le feste natalizie: uno spettacolo magico che vale veramente la pena di vedere.
L'inverno fa capolino: è il momento di approfittare in tutta tranquillità dei musei, delle mostre e altri eventi che animano il mese di dicembre. Ma la fine dell'anno è soprattutto l'arrivo delle festività natalizie che donano a Parigi un volto diverso: luminarie, mercatini... Uno spettacolo magico da non perdere!

If you want to see Parisians during your stay in Paris, it ‘s better to choose a period off parisian holidays! If you want to visit parisian monuments and placet o be while in Paris, better to select a day off French feasts! Bank holidays and National school holidays mark out France’s annual calendar. Discover the dates of these holidays before organising your trip to Paris…

Every year, thousands of children song "Petit Papa Noël". This Christmas song, created in 1946 by Tino Rossi, is currently the best-selling single of all time in France, with over 5,711,000 units sold. The song has been covered by many artists over the years… so it could bee an excellent way to learn French and celebrate Christmas time! Just try this easy and pedagogic song before your next trip to Paris…

My friend Anna comes twice a year from San Francisco to visit me. I am always surprise to see her energy when staying in  Paris. A couple of years ago, she told me hers secret to make her stay in town as relaxing and rewarding as possible:  “Paris is a very spread-out-city so I prepare very well my day visit, remind sporty even while travelling and eat light food in the evening”…

Every year, the two hendred trees of Avenue des Champs-Elysées in Paris become the framework for a unique set of illuminations running the whole 2½ kilometres from the Arc de Triomphe to Place de la Concorde, an ingenious lighting arrangement of scintillating festoons and tree-rings made of red, green, and blue. Learning the Champs Elysées song of Joe Dassin can bee an excellent way to learn French and celebrate one of the nicest avenue of the world! Just try this easy and pedagogique song before your next trip to Paris…

My friend Anna comes twice a year to visit Paris from San Francisco. I am always surprise to see her energy when arriving after a 15 hours trip! A couple of years ago, she told me her secrets to make her stay in town as relaxing and rewarding as possible: she often goes in Luxembourg or Tuileries garden for a relaxing promenade after her day visit and she manages her evening time with attention to make her next day in top form. Let’s see…

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