With Christmas less than two weeks away, I thought I would share a few ideas for unique gifts that you could give at Christmas or any time of year. (Disclosure: I bought all of these things for myself). Some of these items can be found outside of France; however, wouldn’t you rather go to France and go shopping? Here’s my list from least to most expensive unique gifts:
In light of the recent terrorism that happened in Paris a few week’s ago, I have been asked a number of times if I will be travelling to Paris in the near future. Or, I am asked why I keep going back to Paris or France. My answer is an unequivocal, definite, “Yes I am returning. I simply love Paris”. And you can too.
According to US News, Paris is the 12th most expensive city to visit with the average hotel price of $190 (US). Here’s the good news: in 2009 it ranked number 9, so it’s cheaper to visit than ever. Thanks to the strong dollar against the Euro, it isn’t a steal, but it is easier to travel there and there are ways to “do” Paris without breaking the bank. Paris doesn’t have to be expensive and I thought I would share with you some tips that I use:
[Updated March 23, 2018]
Should you pay to see the Paris museums “a la carte” or buy the Paris Museum Pass? Is it good value?
The Paris Museum Pass can cover 2 days (42 Euros), 4 days (56 Euros) or 6 days (69 Euros) and is only a “deal” if you map out your days very carefully.