Life in Paris

Read about the latest exhibitions, cultural events and ideas on things to do and see in Paris.


 The Best Burgers in Paris 

Author: Emily P.
Whilst hamburgers are often hailed as America's favourite national dish, it has to be admitted that nobody quite does burgers like the French. Paris is now home to some of the best gourmet burgers in the world, full of original flavours and unusual toppings, served in a variety of quirky settings. Luckily for you, we've done some (very delicious) research to find the most mouth-watering burgers Paris has to offer. Read more

 Pompidou Centre: a fresh view on the permanent collections 

Author: Isabel Orange
This week we went to the Pompidou Centre to go and have a look at the permanent collection because earlier this year it was redone with a new layout and new works on display. Read more

 Five weird and wonderful ways to spend an evening in Paris 

Author: Alysa Salzberg
For centuries, the City of Light has been known for its nightlife, and the tradition continues today. But did you know that in addition to countless bars, restaurants, cinemas, and theaters, you can also find more unusual ways to spend an evening here? Here’s our list of five of them: Read more

 A guide to getting set up in Paris 

Author: Reem B.
Moving to a new country is always daunting and stressful. It's almost impossible to solely focus on the excitement that comes with starting a new life somewhere when you can't seem to get your mind off the fact that you have yet to find accommodation, you have no phone and you don't know the city or maybe even the language that well either! Read more

 Wise up and enjoy culture on a budget in Paris! 

Author: Isabel Orange
Although it may often seem an expensive place to live, Paris does offer a huge amount of cultural things to do for free (or cheap) – you just need to know where to go and when! For young people under 25 from the EU, museum entry is normally free – all you need to do is show your ID. At the Musée d'Orsay and the Louvre, for example, this even means you don't have to queue for tickets inside! Although it means places are sometimes crowded, it's also well worth noting that on the first Sunday of every month, most Paris museums give free entry to all visitors. Read more