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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.

 
COVID 19 – Lockdown 2.0 Survival kit

COVID 19 – Lockdown 2.0 Survival kit

For this second lockdown I feel a bit less depressed despite the same constraints to stay home and the same deprivation of freedom. n this article I will give you some advice and tips to make Lockdown 2.0 in Paris and surrounding areas a little less painful 1-The...

What to do in Paris this autumn ?

What to do in Paris this autumn ?

It's been a long time since I've written an article with ideas for outings, yet I've seen a few exhibitions and participated in some events like the "nuit blanche" but it's true that motivation and enthusiasm were a bit faded but life goes on and Paris still has a lot...

The Top 5 of my favorite apps

The Top 5 of my favorite apps

Before the  era of the Smartphone, when you were visiting Paris, going out or looking for a restaurant, you would have to used a real map a guiding book or the newspaper and magazines. Now you have the apps so easy to use and available at any times. But sometimes, as...

Your summer in Paris: what can you do ?

Your summer in Paris: what can you do ?

If you are lucky  to be in Europe or if you have not yet organized your vacation or your vacation abroad has been cancelled, why not consider organizing a Parisian trip? The conditions of stay are as mentioned in my previous article exceptional: Climbing the Eiffel...

The best icecream  in Paris

The best icecream in Paris

In recent years, many artisanal ice-cream makers have opened in Paris and have come to compete with the famous Berthillon's ice-cream , which for several decades were the reference in Paris. And the queues in front of the shops on St Louis Island were part of the...

Open air sport in Paris this summer.

Open air sport in Paris this summer.

In the summer we don't necessarily want to lock ourselves in the gym, so here are some ideas for outdoor sports this summer. Free outdoor sports sessions in Paris. It's quite common for many Parisians to make sporting resolutions and join sports clubs in September...

What to do this summer in Paris !

What to do this summer in Paris !

This year the arrival of the summer holidays surprised me as I have the feeling that I went directly from March to July. The summer activities in the capital as everywhere else in the world will be different. Many festivals have been cancelled and many  outtings will...

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...