16 Symptoms That You Should Live in Paris

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2. But when the sun is out, so are you.

Everything is picture perfect ❤️#paris #france

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If it’s warm enough, Parisians are always up for a picnic by the river or in a park.

 

3. You know how to drink without getting drunk.

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Being completely drunk is very unseemly, but if you know how to enjoy a couple bottles of wine with friends, welcome to the party.

 

4. You’re not one for coffee on the go. You’d prefer to just sit and have a quiet moment with your caffeine, thank you very much.

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Although Starbucks is very present in Paris, you should never, ever admit to going there.

5. You’re a walker. It’s how you get around and how you keep fit.

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As if you’d ever have a gym membership.

 

6. But if need be, you can also handle a bike in traffic.

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You’ll be great on a Vélib’.

 

7. You prefer al fresco dining even in winter, provided there are heat lamps.

A coat looks better on, anyhow.

8. You’re totally fine with PDA.

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Everyone else is doing it. NOW KISS ME YOU FOOL.

9. Carbs don’t scare you.

You’ll walk it off anyhow.

10. You’re a cynic. (You’ll fit in naturally with the Parisians.)

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Everything is horrible. Let’s talk about how horrible everything is.

11. You’re a bookworm, and one of your favorite activities is finding a spot to sit and read for a couple hours.

Specialty bookshops in particular are plentiful in Paris. According to this New York Times article, “Quite simply, the French treat books as special. Some 70% of French people said they read at least one book last year; the average among French readers was 15 books.”

12. You actually enjoy grocery shopping.

While you can of course go to the supermarket, it’s more fun and traditional to visit all your different local suppliers — the cheese shop, the butcher, the baker, etc.

13. You’re comfortable around people and good at making friends.

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You kind of have to force your way in to French friend circles, so you really can’t be timid when it comes to putting yourself out there.

14. But you’re also good at being alone.

There are certain things in Paris that should be experienced solo.

15. You’re not *TOO* American.

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As in, you don’t embody any bad American stereotypes and you show interest and passion for other cultures. Bonus points if you’re from New York, and even better: BROOKLYN.

16. And you could give a shit about this.

16 Signs You Really Should Be Living In Paris

You go to the Eiffel Tower once. And then you never go back. If you live in Paris, it is the LEAST important thing about the city.

So, sound good? Allons-y!

16 Signs You Really Should Be Living In Paris

Where to Stay in Paris

There’s a massive choice, and prices are generally reasonable considering this is a capital city. We’d advise picking somewhere within easy walking distance of a metro so that you can easily get around all the sights in this itinerary.

Our favourite way to find the best deals on accommodation is to book directly on the hotel website. usually have the best rate available thanks to our collaborators that feeds us with Exclusive and live Promo and deals.

  • Le Lapin Blanc, a Hotel just a 5-minute walk from Cluny-La Sorbonne Metro station. he best rate available online. You can modify or cancel your booking without fee until 2 days at noon before your arrival. Get a discount of 10% using promocode WEBACK2019 .
  • Des Duc Hotels, a few steps from Chatelet, the Louvre and Notre Dame. Get a discount of 10% using code WEBACK.
  • Concortel paris hotel, Reserve directly on website and get 15% reduction compared to other tariffs available online. free breakfast during week-end stays reserved via Hotel Website.
  • Hotel Saint honore, Just a short walk from the Champs Elysées and the Madeleine, the hotel Saint Honore is ideally situated for direct access to the Paris airports (CDG, Orly) and the 4 main train stations. BEST RATE GUARANTEE Get 25% off for your 3 nights stay !
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