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My iPhone was Stolen in Aubervilliers – How to Protect Yours

On Monday night, I got out of the subway at Aubervilliers-Pantin Quatre Chemins at the regular time, around 10:30 after choir rehearsal. Waiting for my husband, who comes to pick me up, I leaned up against the signpost in front of the Bar du Métro café. I had my headphones in, I was wearing glasses […] Continue


The Complete Guide to Your Convention de Stage

If you're doing an internship in France, by law you are required to write and sign a document known as a "convention de stage." A convention de stage is basically a work contract for an internship position, outlining the details of your employment and how it fits into your course of study. While sample conventions […] Continue


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


4 Steps to Getting Reimbursed for Your Doctor’s Visit in France

If you're a student in a French university or working in France, you're automatically enrolled in the French national social security system, and you have health care coverage. And best of all, it's all part of Obama's Communist Muslim plot to take over the world. Congratulations! Going to the doctor in France is not an […] Continue


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How Much Does it Cost to Apply to a French University?

If you're thinking about doing your master's degree in a French university, there's a good chance you're a student or in an entry-level job. In other words, you don't have a lot of money. In today's video, we're going to break down how much money you really need to apply to a French university, from […] Continue



30 Free Things to Do in Paris in September

It's the rentrée in Paris, which means everything that was closed in August should now be up and running. While there may be a few stragglers who haven't quite gotten back from vacation yet, there are plenty of free and pas cher things to do this month. Here's something for every day: Through 9/3. Hours […] Continue

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