Get real Japanese dishes prepared by Japanese cooks in the heart of Paris. Rue Saint Anne is a short walk from the Opera and is the Japantown of Paris.
Fake real Japanese restaurants can be found all over Paris, as they are staple casual eats. In the Latin Quarter, they are concentrated around La Sorbonne University. We started eating fake real Japanese food as students, and years later, we still have our lunch breaks there!
The French eat quite a bit of veal when compared to other countries. Veal can be commonly found in the meat aisles of French supermarkets, at the local butcher’s and relatively regularly on the plates of the average French household.
The central pond of the Luxembourg Garden is where budding sailors and pirates meet to race wooden model ships. A few people bring their own toys, but most rent traditional sail boats from the mysterious man. He appears every spring and disappears as the cold weather sets in.
Public transport and the Paris Métro are the easiest ways to get around Paris. The Paris Métro is not always underground, it offers some scenic views of the city's most popular neighbourhoods. For sightseeing, Métro Line 6 provides some of the best opportunities for exploring the variety of villages that Paris offers. Route from [...]
We Parisians usually have our Pass Navigo, a magnetic card on which we charge weekly, monthly or annual transport passes for certain travel zones. Paris is zones 1 and 2. The Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport is in zone 5.
For parents with kids, wheelchair users, folks who can’t walk well: the first Paris métro lines date back to 1900, and most staircases are not doubled with escalators. There are escalators and lifts at certain stations that are very deep (Abbesses, Cité…), at most RER stations (this is good when you are coming from the [...]
Buses and trams run with the same tickets as the Paris métro and RER. You can change buses once with the same ticket, but you can’t take the métro AND the bus on the same trip using the same ticket…
Plot your journey on the métro map before going through the gates (pocket map available at the counter, or check out the network map on the wall before the ticket gates). Find your starting point and your final point.
You’ve made it! Welcome to the capital of France. If you’re from London, New York or Tokyo or any other large cosmopolitan city, you’ll feel right at home with our tips and travel advice. Paris is mix of people from around the globe, wherever you’re from, you’re likely to find people from your own part of the world in Paris.