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Staying Safe in Paris: Can I Legally Carry Pepper Spray in France?

If you're nervous about living in the big city, and not sure how to stay safe once you've moved to Paris, you may consider buying pepper spray just in case something happens. While physical violence is relatively rare in France, there's no shortage of pickpocketing and petty crime. Having a strategy for defending yourself and […] Continue

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5 Ways to Earn Money While Studying Abroad in France

Studying abroad is expensive, and even if you've saved up money and taken out a student loan, it can be difficult to balance your budget for your studies with a budget for all the traveling you want to do while you're in France. It would be great to get a job to have a bit […] 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

3 Steps to Getting Reimbursed for Medical Care in France

In France, Sécurité Sociale is a national, government entity that regulates medical costs and covers the cost of healthcare for the vast majority of French residents. In fact, the French constitution ensures healthcare for all, and a 1993 Conseil Constitutionnel (the French equivalent of the Supreme Court) decision indicates that foreigners residing in France are […] Continue

EDUCATION

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Attending EDHEC Business School in France in English – Interview with Aaron Whitworth

In today's video, we're going to chat with Aaron Whitworth, who doesn't speak much French and came to France by accident. Aaron ended up attending EDHEC Business School for their 3 year master's program, all because he got a direct mailing from them after taking the GREs. Because Aaron's paying top dollar for EDHEC tuition […] Continue

LEISURE

30 Free Things to Do in Paris in November

Looking for something free to do in Paris in November? Here's our pick of the best free (or under €5) expositions and performances this month: An exposition of artisanal works by Norwegian and Parisian artists. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday through November 10. Gallery Collection, 4 rue de Thorigny, Paris 3rd. Metro Chemin Vert, line 8. Exposition of the […] Continue

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