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LIVING

5 Tips and 6 Websites for Finding an Apartment in Paris (And 4 Sources to Avoid)

Finding a chambre de bonne, studio or one-bedroom apartment or flat as a student in Paris can be a daunting task. Even if you have a budget and know where you want to live, arriving in October is the worst - every other student in Paris arrives between the end of August and the end […] 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

How to Use Federal Financial Aid to Study Abroad Independently in France

One of the advantages to coming to France with an American study abroad program is that you can use federal financial aid and a student loan package to come abroad. But study abroad programs are expensive, and you're often paying $30-$40k in home university tuition to study in a French university that costs virtually nothing. […] 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

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