Louvre Pyramid at Night in Paris

Top 5 Romantic Paris on the cheap

Paris is romantic. Well, that's the cliché, right? For us Parisians, we've all fallen in love in Paris..... And out of love, not to mention being dumped! For (almost!) guaranteed kisses, head to Gnarfgnarf's top 5 romantic spots in Paris. All visits are free!

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Top 5 Paris spots with kids on the cheap

Ah! Traveling with kids! With a few tips from Gnarfgnarf we hope you can plan your days in Paris so everyone is happy, adults and kids alike! Our tips are either free (at least free for kids), or fairly cheap.

Paris Vineyards

Paris vineyards and wines made in Paris

Paris no longer produces commercial wine (nor any Grands Crus!), but our wine heritage is being revived in mini vineyards around the city, usually thanks to the efforts of local city councils and citizen groups.

Paris Great Mosque courtyard

Paris Great Mosque – La Grande Mosquée de Paris

The Grande Mosquée was opened in 1926, close to the Jardin des Plantes (Botanical Garden) in the 5th arrondissement. It is built in Mudéjar (Hispanic-Moorish) style with elements from Moroccan and Tunisian mosques. Craftsmen from North Africa were in charge of designing the colourful enamel tiles and the intricate details on the timber doors.

Entrance of Petite Alsace in Paris

La Petite Alsace, a slice of Alsace in Paris

La Petite Alsace, also known as la Cité Daviel is a cluster of forty houses around a central garden. Architect Jean Walter designed la Petite Alsace in 1912, inspired by the concept of the “Cité-Jardin” (Garden City) urban planning movement in vogue at the time.

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What Parisians Think of Tourists

Tales that Parisians are unwelcoming to tourists are far fetched and inexact. Most Parisians simply don't care. Parisians treat tourists the way they treat each other, with undeserved aggressively and rudeness. It's unlikely that you will be discriminated against. The baker and the waiter at the cafe does not treat us any better than foreigners visiting our city...