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2012-02-26 12.13

Paris Life Skills: Walk like a Parisienne

Any woman who's ever walked down the street in Paris has learned about the importance of coldness. In fact, most parisiennes have a reputation for it. They exude it. No smile, empty eyes, pointed-up nose. It's their default expression. And any Anglo women who's occasionally smile while walking down the street knows why. A smile is flirty, it's […] Continue


Which convention collective applies to your job in France?

If you're thinking about getting a job in France in any field, one of the first things you should look at is the convention collective that applies to your new position. A convention collective is basically a collective bargaining agreement between the professionals in your area of work. Different conventions collectives apply to different areas […] 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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5 Places to Study Abroad in France Other than Paris

Studying abroad in Paris is one of the best experiences you can have in college, but Paris is a huge city. It's also one of the most popular cities for students to go to, with hundreds of thousands of foreign students coming to Paris every year. If you're not sure you want to study abroad […] Continue


Top 10 Resources for Finding Great Deals in Paris

Whether you're a student or a young professional, living in Paris, one of the most expensive cities in the world, is often hard on the budget. Fortunately, there are dozens of opportunities every day for highly discounted or free stuff: everything from acrobatic lessons to Zumba can be done for free somewhere in Paris if […] Continue

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