[A classic view of the Eiffel Tower from Pont Alexandre III.]
Nomadic Notes Blog Posts
A day in Paris is better than no day in Paris – My report on a day in Paris.
Aussie-style cafes in Paris – Australian coffee shops have become a thing in Paris, so of course I had to pay a visit.
Eiffel Tower Tickets
Book Eiffel Tower tickets and enjoy skip-the-line access, guided tours, summit access, and combo tours.
Paris hotels – Search for discount hotels in Paris with lowest rates guaranteed.
Books About Paris
A Year in the Merde by Stephen Clarke.
Paul West, a young Englishman, arrives in Paris to start a new job – and finds out what the French are really like. Based on Stephen Clarke’s own experiences and with names changed to “avoid embarrassment, possible legal action, and to prevent the author’s legs being broken by someone in a Yves Saint Laurent suit.”
Paris Letters by Janice MacLeod.
Exhausted and on the verge of burnout, Janice saves up for an extended trip to Europe. A few days into her stop in Paris, she meets Christophe, a cute butcher who doesn’t speak English. Via sign language and franglais, they embark on a whirlwind romance. She soon realizes that she can never return to the world of twelve-hour workdays, but her dwindling savings force her to find a way to fund her dreams again.
The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris by John Baxter.
Baxter highlights the most beautiful walks through the City of Light, including the favorite walking routes of the many of the acclaimed artists and writers who have called Paris their home. Baxter’s chronicle reveals how walking is the best way to experience romance, history, and pleasures off the beaten path.
Paris Tourist Office – The official website of the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau.
BonjourParis.com – BonjourParis.com website and free weekly eNewsletter for travel, hotels, food and wine, reviews and more for Paris and France.
Colleen’s Paris – Paris travel and personal tips for Parisians at heart.
I Prefer Paris – An ex-New Yorker’s insider’s guide to Paris.
My Paris Trips – Ex-Parisian utilizes frequent return trips to guide Paris visitors from a traveler’s point of view, but with local experience.
Paris Escapes – travel tips including unique sights, restaurants, and shops that the guidebooks miss.
Paris Insiders Guide – A guide to
Paris travel guides. This site reads all the guide books and tells you what not to buy.
Paris Voice – Webzine for English-speaking Parisians.
Paris Must See – Restaurants, shops, museums and hotels.
A Paris Guide – Matt Barrett’s guide to Paris.
The Hip Paris Blog – Insider tips and insights on dining, shopping, culture, renting, and living in Paris.
Paris Attitude – Travel guide featuring culture, accommodation, and things to do.
Paris For Kids – By David Robert Hogg from My Little Nomads.
The Paris Blog – Life in Paris from an expat perspective.
Paris Breakfasts – Blog by Carol Gillott who paints Paris by watercolour.
God I Love Paris – From Amy Thomas, author of Paris, My Sweet: A Year in the City of Light (and Dark Chocolate).
Articles About Paris
Admiring the trees of Paris
“From the dramatic weeping willows along the Seine to the London plane trees that line the Champs-Élysées, trees play a supporting role in the city’s inimitable elegance and grandeur.”
A three-day expedition to walk across Paris entirely underground – Journalist Will Hunt, who made the crossing with a group of urban explorers, recounts being menaced by rainwater and rats — and meeting fellow subterranean wanderers along the way.
Paris Syndrome: A first-class problem for a first-class vacation – “At least 20 people this summer – most of them Japanese – have suffered from the disorder after realizing Paris isn’t what they expected.”
3 days in Paris: All the tricks you need to avoid madness – A guide to get the most out of a short visit, by ntripping.com.
DIY: The best places to visit in Paris – A handy list of the biggest highlights in Paris for first timers, by abrokenbackpack.com.
Getting the best out of Paris – By travelettes.net.
The 7 wonders of the 7th arrondissement of Paris – By aluxurytravelblog.com.
Shortcut City Guide to Paris – By savoredjourneys.com.
14 do’s and don’ts in Paris – By contentedtraveller.com.
Which Paris tourist attractions should you visit? – By losethemap.com.
Envelope yourself in Paris culture – By worldwideadventurers.com.
A cheat sheet for Paris first-timers – By theglobetrottingteacher.com.
The Arc de Triomphe up close in Paris – By nelmitravel.com.
How to spend 3 days in Paris: Itinerary and travel tips – By thetradingtravelers.com.
Paris by night – a walking tour with a local guide – By contentedtraveller.com.
Four days in Paris and giving modern art another try at the Pompidou Center in Paris – By skabrat.com.
Paris By Mouth – A guide to food and wine in Paris. Includes reviews of restaurants, bistros, wine bars, bakeries and shops selling cheese, wine, pastry, chocolate.
David Lebovitz – An American food writer living in Paris.
[Watching the sunset behind the Eiffel Tower from the Pont Alexandre III.]
Paris Photo Gallery – Photo gallery of my visits to Paris.