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Touring Bird: A New Google Tool for Travel

Touring Bird: A New Google Tool for Travel

While other tools focus on hotels or restaurants, Touring Bird is all about activities. Touring Bird allows you to view a range of experiences for a specific city, and filter by price, duration, time of day and cancellation policy. It's a great way of learning about...

Sending Stuff Home – Discount!

Sending Stuff Home – Discount!

As an update to my post a couple weeks ago on Sending Stuff Home, Uni Baggage has offered Paris Weekender readers 10% off your first order. Just use discount ode PARIS10 when checking out. Uni Baggage specializes in shipping baggage worldwide. Here is more information...

Sending Stuff Home

Sending Stuff Home

You went to Paris. And you bought too many clothes, gifts for people back home, maybe wine? It's happened to the best of us. With airlines charging more and more and more often for checked luggage, it's nice to know there are some alternatives. Send My Bag allows you...

Speed Limits

Speed Limits

There's sad news for anyone (like me) who likes to drive fast. As of July 1st, the speed limit on two-way roads with no median divider has been lowered from 90 kilometers per hour to 80 kilometers per hour, unless otherwise marked. For those new to driving in France,...

From Paris With Love

From Paris With Love

Last week, I posted some amazing photos of my Marais apartment by Photographer Iona of From Paris Sweet Love, with help from my good friend and fashion and lifestyle blogger Sylvia of Simply Sylvia. (You can see all the photos here!) Sylvia of Simply Sylvia has now...

New Apartment Photos!

New Apartment Photos!

Fashion and lifestyle blogger Sylvia of Simply Sylvia and Photographer Iona of From Paris Sweet Love have teamed up to bring me some beautiful photos of my Marais apartment. You can see all the photos here. Be sure to check out Iona’s site and follow her on Instagram...

Summer Events in Paris

Summer Events in Paris

It's always fun to plan a vacation around local festivals. Check out Paris Insider's Guide's events calendar for Paris goings-on this summer. Semaine du Golfe, 2017 And if you are looking to hit up some festivals outside the capital city, here are some useful...

Using Google Flights to the Max

Using Google Flights to the Max

I just updated my post on finding cheap flights as Credit Donkey just came out with their 2018 guide on Google Flights: How to Find Cheap Flights. Snag a cheap flight and come visit me in Paris! You can find my original post on finding the best deals through Scott’s...

The City Helpline: a new virtual concierge

The City Helpline: a new virtual concierge

There is a new tech service available in Paris, designed to give tourists real-time assistance, on-the-go. The service, via an app, connects a traveler with a "City Helper". This real person will--by phone or chat through the app--answer questions, give...

Video of my Marais Apartment

Video of my Marais Apartment

I'm just now learning to embed videos in my posts.... so expect more videos going forward! I figured this was a good excuse to repost this video by Libby Blood of Libby Blood Films of my Marais apartment: Marais Apartment Video from Paris Weekender on Vimeo. Please...

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