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Hello, I am Delphine, I accompany expats to set-up in their new lives in Paris and I also offer tours and life-style appointments in Paris. As a local I know how much Paris has to offer and I particularly enjoy sharing them with others.

I approach here all kinds of subjects: advice and tips to integrate into Parisian life whether it is to move, go out, eat, entertains…

You can find my advice for exhibitions, unusual outings in Paris or in its immediate suburbs. There are also suggestions or comments on articles that might interest expatriates or a tourist.

All the articles will be regurlarly when possible updated like for instance my suggestions of tips to learn French.

 
Paris after the lockdown- what to do in Paris ?

Paris after the lockdown- what to do in Paris ?

Gradual return to the Parisian life before the confinement? Like many Parisians, little by little, as the announcements and the return of liberties come and go, I find a more or less "normal" life. As soon as the restriction of movement beyond one kilometre has been...

Lockdown in Paris

Lockdown in Paris

Back after a long silence, not surprising given the situation with the world pandemic.  Thankfully my family friends and myself are all well and we haven't been affected.  To be honest, the lack of motivation comes from a place of apathy and fear certainly which...

Cultural Agenda: March 2020

Cultural Agenda: March 2020

In this post I will not only recommend exhiblitions I saw but also the ones I want to see ! Last chance to see those exhibitions: Soulages at the Louvre (ending March 9) : An exceptionnal exhibition is taking place in the prestigious Salon Carré to celebrate the 100...

What to do in Paris this weekend ?

What to do in Paris this weekend ?

Here, I will share with with you ideas to chill out or where to spend some leisurely time. I, myself am very fond of Art exhibitions, and so they hold a special place in my week-end activities. On the romantic note, explore my previous blog article on two exhibitions...

What to do on Valentine’s day ? Some last minute ideas.

What to do on Valentine’s day ? Some last minute ideas.

I was not very willing to post an article about Valentine's day. Mainly because of the very marketing and consumming buzz around it. But as celebrating Love stays a good idea, I change my mind. So if you haven't got time to plan anytihing: this article is for you....

5 things to do with Kids in Paris during the winter holiday.

5 things to do with Kids in Paris during the winter holiday.

The winter holidays have just started in France and the headache for parents too. Because keeping them busy at this time of year is not the easiest. The week is announced rainy so indoor activities will be preferred. Fortunately, there is no shortage of activities in...

What is La Chandeleur ?

What is La Chandeleur ?

Après la galette des Rois qui se mange surtout en janvier, la  tradition gourmande des Français de début février, c'est la Chandeleur. Traditions and customs associated to "La Chandeleur" (Candelmas) This was also a pagan and Latin tradition: the festa candelarum....

Exhibition of the week – From Douanier Rousseau to Séraphine

Exhibition of the week – From Douanier Rousseau to Séraphine

I am visiting a lot exhibitions in Paris because i love that but aslos because Paris has one of the best choice of Exhibitions in the world not also the number but the quality is high. The offer being plentiful, you might appreciate having some recommendations. I...

Very useful tips and advices to visit Paris

Very useful tips and advices to visit Paris

To enjoy your stay in Paris, it is useful to have some tips to avoid scams and some other unpleasant situations. Airport Transferts From Roissy Charles De Gaulle Parisian taxis If you have a lot of luggage and there are at least two of you, a taxi will probably be the...