10 simple steps to travel in Paris

  1. Find a really good air fare from http://travel.yahoo.com/
  2. Rent an apartment from these folks http://parisvacationapartments.com/ , this is the apartment I’m staying, right on Rue Lepic where all the food markets are.   They’ve got a full kitchen, with washer and dryer and very chic apartments
  3. Plan your eating itinery with this book Food Lover’s Guide to Paris
  4. Visit the best bakery every morning with the best pain au chocolat
  5. Buy some good coffee beans from New York and bring them with you to Paris from http://portorico.com/
  6. Take a batobus around Paris not a tourist boat, it’s much more affortable and less tourists
  7. Plan on doing a bit of walking and taking the metro around town.
  8. Learn a few very simple French words and they will love you because you tried.  words like 1-2-3, hello, thank you, pain au chocolat, excuse me, I’m sorry, goodbye, good night, please, do you speak French, I do not speak French, help me!
  9. Visit Sacre Cour and the top of Eiffel Tower for a breathtaking view of the entire city
  10. Every 3 hours, stop by a crepe stand where they are making it from a fresh batter mixture and get a nutella+banana crepe or a lemon+suger (citron+sucre)