Spring is here and Summer is coming (unfortunately for GoT fans Winter won’t be until 2019) and if France is your destination you should be aware that their entire rail network is on a strike. And it’s the longest one yet.
If you’re a holder of a french long-stay visa for study and you just arrived in Paris, then you need to make sure you send your documents within 3 months of your arrival and have your residence permit or titre de séjour validated by the OFII.
Who doesn’t get excited by the sight of vintage trinkets, old hard bound books and antique Chinese tea sets? If you love discovering objets d’art or want to find a unique heirloom, you will enjoy the flea markets (brocantes) of Paris.
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. You may refer to a person, a painting, a sculpture or a transparent box containing condensed air found in the Paris Museum of Modern Art.
There are only a limited number of countries you can visit without a visa if you have a Philippine passport and getting it isn’t always easy. You have to open up your entire being to these people before they can accept you. And if you cannot handle rejection, you will get heartbroken (again). That’s why when I decided to live in Paris, the thought of applying for a long-term french student visa was already stressful. Coupled with the fact that the French bureaucracy is known to expats as a direct threat to your patience. Thankfully with the right planning, resources, skepticism and patience, I was able to get accepted into the French soil.
The metro is undoubtedly a part of the Parisian everyday life. You’ve got to hand it to the French to make mundane routines into something like a visit to the museum. Here are 12 of the most beautiful metro station entrances amongst the 300+ located in Paris.
Just as you need to stow away your winter clothes for your spring ensemble, you might be thinking to change your scent to something more suited to springtime. A free guided tour in this perfume museum can help you find your flowery fragrance of choice.
If you want to know more about wines without paying for an expensive atelier, Caves du Louvre offer a free way to discover french wine using your five senses.