Paris Unraveled

getmetoparis
Move to France

Have us help you move to France!

pickmybrain Expat Consulting Services

Categories

Paris Unraveled
101-free-things-to-do-in-paris
How to Save $40,000 Studying Abroad in France
The Complete Guide to Study Abroad Programs in France

LIVING

6 Tips for Receiving Gifts in France (Without Paying Customs Fees)

Around the holidays, I always see lots of posts in various Facebook groups for expats. “Help! My parents sent me Christmas presents and FedEx wants me to pay €100 in taxes on the package!” Unfortunately, the French border control has begun cracking down on imports of goods from outside the European Union, and not everyone […] Continue

WORKING

Top Ten Rules of Business Etiquette for Working in France

Whether you're completing an internship in France or getting hired permanently by a French company, you're going to want to do your best to be professional and fit into the company culture. While that's important anywhere you work, it's especially important when you're living in another country and aren't as familiar with the culture. Here […] Continue

TRAVEL

Weekend Trips: Verdun Battle Site and Cemetery

If you're interested in European history, you may want to visit Verdun in La Meuse, the site of one of the biggest and bloodiest battles of World War 1 and the impressive cemetery nearby. Only about 3 hours from Paris by train (change from the TGV to the local train in Metz or Meuse), Verdun […] Continue

BUREAUCRACY

France: The Bureaucracy I Love to Hate

I wrote this post in August 2010 for another blog I was working on at the time which is no longer online. I'm republishing it below: My student visa for France expires on July 26, so in order to legally re-enter France in the fall, I needed to go to the préfecture de police to […] Continue

EDUCATION

Screen Shot 2014-10-03 at 8.19.02 PM

5 Benefits of Studying in Paris Independently

You've been thinking about the idea of coming to Paris to get a master's degree, but maybe you're still hesitating on whether to come with an American program or enroll independently or with Paris Unraveled. I get it. It's expensive either way. But in today's first video post, we're going to discuss the benefits of […] Continue

LEISURE

30 Free Things to Do in Paris in April

Spring is upon us, and the weather in Paris will hopefully be warming up in the coming weeks. That means that the city will start buzzing again with lots of free things to do, both inside and out. Here's our list of 30 free things to do in April in Paris: Learn how to make […] Continue

Copy Protected by Chetans WP-Copyprotect.