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Where are the best cinemas in Paris?

Where are the best cinemas in Paris? [more inside]
posted by ascullion on Sep 23, 2007 - 7 answers

Study Abroad in Paris?

I am looking for a study abroad program in Paris! [more inside]
posted by thebrokenmuse on Sep 23, 2007 - 9 answers

la famille Croc vont a Paris

Family holiday in Paris, 2 children (6 and nearly 3), staying near Rue de Passy (in the 16th). Can anyone recommend good neighbourhood restaurants, brasseries etc in that area? [more inside]
posted by crocomancer on Sep 20, 2007 - 6 answers

Help me have a lovely summer in the city of lights!

Help me find an English-speaking internship or volunteer program in Paris next summer. [more inside]
posted by thebrokenmuse on Aug 6, 2007 - 2 answers

IPA in Paris

Where can I find an IPA in Paris? I'm in Marais, but willing to travel!
posted by mrunderhill on Aug 6, 2007 - 4 answers

Tonight we're gonna party like it's 1899...

I'm looking for books (in English) about Paris in 1899 for a research project. General cultural history is fine, as is a slightly broader period (1890-1910), but I'm looking for more than just a section in a larger French history book. Ideally, I'd find something like Margaret MacMillan's Paris 1919, but for 1899. I'm having difficulty finding something this specific via Google/Amazon/the library, as there are thousands of listings for "Paris", so I'm hoping you'll recommend books you've enjoyed or found useful.
posted by judith on Jul 7, 2007 - 9 answers

Paris Mussels

Where can we get the best moules in Paris, tonight? [more inside]
posted by ubu on Jul 5, 2007 - 5 answers

song title question

Help my friend figure out the title of a song she heard at a music festival in Paris on the 21st June... [more inside]
posted by aielen on Jul 3, 2007 - 1 answer

We just really want to see the Haunted Mansion in French, okay?

What's the best way to get from Charles de Gaulle to Disneyland Paris? [more inside]
posted by crinklebat on Jun 28, 2007 - 13 answers

Paris fabric shops that sell beautiful lace? Paris dress shops that sell beautiful lace dresses?

Paris fabric shops that sell beautiful lace? Paris dress shops that sell beautiful lace dresses? [more inside]
posted by Eringatang on Jun 26, 2007 - 6 answers

Fete de la Musique

Which performers are you going to see at this year's Fete de la Musique in Paris on June 21st? [more inside]
posted by josh on Jun 19, 2007 - 4 answers

Best use of 12 hours in Paris

We land at CDG Paris at 8:15AM, and need to be back at CDG before 9PM for the next flight. What practical information do you have to help us make the most of the time? [more inside]
posted by yetanother on Jun 12, 2007 - 17 answers

Topless in Paris

Parisfilter: breast feeding and colicky baby etiquette plus, housing choice [more inside]
posted by jadepearl on May 17, 2007 - 7 answers

Looking for ways to store 1 large bag in Paris for 1.5 months this summer.

Where in Paris can I find a cheap or free place to store 1 duffel bag for 1.5 months this summer? [more inside]
posted by evadery on May 14, 2007 - 6 answers

Paris Jazz?

Where are the best places to hear jazz in Paris? [more inside]
posted by timeistight on May 1, 2007 - 8 answers

3 weeks in paris for work

i'll be staying in paris for about 3 weeks for work - i have a small bundle of questions about this [more inside]
posted by illegiblemess on Apr 27, 2007 - 23 answers

Giving away your secret!

[ParisRestaurantFilter] Dinner in Paris! I'm looking for someones secret spot for dinner in paris. My significant other and I both like food but we're not fans of having to dress up (too much). This tends to work out well here in SF but not sure if its the same in the city of lights. [more inside]
posted by bitdamaged on Apr 6, 2007 - 22 answers

Ideas for a cool Saturday night in Paris!

Where do the cool kids go in Paris? [more inside]
posted by ClanvidHorse on Apr 5, 2007 - 8 answers

Springtime engagement in Paris?

What's the best way to get engaged in Paris that's not the top of the eiffel tower? [more inside]
posted by bitdamaged on Mar 8, 2007 - 30 answers

Trying to find a brand of jeans I bought in Paris

I'm looking for a brand of blue jeans in I bought in Paris several years ago. I don't think they are a French brand - no French on the labels. The word for the brand name, "Missy," refers to "an average female size" in America, so Google has been no help. They were bought in the 11e arrondissement of Paris, probably sur Rue du Faubourg-Saint Antoine, on the sidewalk in front of an unknown shop for €10 or €15. Here are pictures of the tags, labels and buttons.
posted by desjardins on Feb 22, 2007 - 4 answers

Paris, London, Switzerland in a week - recommendations?

I want to do Paris/daytrips (1-2 days), Switzerland (4-5 days), and London/daytrips (1-2 days), all late this January. I'll be traveling alone. I'd love some advice. [more inside]
posted by Malad on Jan 10, 2007 - 27 answers

Recommendations for Paris reading?

Recommendations for historical fiction about Paris? I'll be there for a couple of weeks, and have found that historical novels can really help me sink my teeth into a place. I have no particular era in mind, so the period is less important than the setting and the writing.
posted by walla on Dec 15, 2006 - 21 answers

Réveillon de la Saint-Sylvestre

New Year's Eve in Paris... any ideas? [more inside]
posted by verisimilitude on Dec 12, 2006 - 3 answers

Summer in Provence?

Any personal experiences with or advice regarding gites/vacation villages in France? [more inside]
posted by katemonster on Nov 29, 2006 - 3 answers

Finest food store in Paris

Please enlighten me on the best food store or market in Paris. [more inside]
posted by fondle on Nov 2, 2006 - 15 answers

The Flâneur exposed

'The Flâneur': What fascinating titbits can you add to my knowledge about this concept? Art, history, philosophy and literary theory links all welcome. [more inside]
posted by 0bvious on Oct 25, 2006 - 22 answers

Jui necesite le sal de conference

My co-worker is planning a visit to Paris for a group of university students and needs to find a conference room for about 23 people the afternoon of Oct. 19. How do you find a Parisian conference room when you don't speak French and live in Copenhagen?
posted by bethm on Oct 5, 2006 - 2 answers

All-night drinks in Paris?

Late night Paris. Where can we drink and/or eat between midnight and when the first Eurostar leaves Gare Du Nord? [more inside]
posted by coach_mcguirk on Sep 24, 2006 - 5 answers

How to plug a Thinkpad into an HDMI TV

How do I connect my VGA-only Thinkpad T60 to a French TV with HDMI and YPbPr inputs? [more inside]
posted by Nelson on Sep 6, 2006 - 4 answers

If it's MyAir.com, why can't I book a flight?

Why can't I purchase a cheap air ticket on Italian MyAir.com from the US? [more inside]
posted by Scram on Sep 5, 2006 - 11 answers

Where are the cheap Eurostar tickets?

How can I get really cheap Eurostar tickets (London-Paris and back)? [more inside]
posted by k8t on Sep 1, 2006 - 9 answers

Where's a good place to find self-catering family accommodation in Paris?

Me, wife, kids, sister and Mum want to spend the October half-term week (the last full week of October) in Paris. Hotels don't work well with tinies, so we're looking for a self-catering apartment. Where would MeFites recommend, or recommend looking? Not fussed about location (within reason), but we like the 5e and 6e. We aren't on our upppers, but price is a factor (we only live in Brighton so this is more bonus extra holiday than Trip of a Lifetime). Happy to use a company, or arrange something privately - even a house swap if people fancy a week in Britain's shingle capital.
posted by athenian on Sep 1, 2006 - 2 answers

Where can I watch the NFL in Paris?

I've recently moved to Paris, and I'd like to know if there are any pubs where I can catch NFL games on Sunday nights. I know they will start pretty late in the evening, but I just want to have a beer and watch a game. Bonus points for places that might air Jets/Giants.
posted by DefendBrooklyn on Aug 17, 2006 - 7 answers

How can an expat buy a scooter in Paris?

Help me buy a scooter in Paris. I've just moved to Paris for work, and will be getting my carte de sejour (longterm visa) in a few weeks. I would like to find a decent second-hand Vespa or something similar. Some of the questions I have: Can I get a nice ride for under 1000€? Will I need an expensive French license (I currently hold one from NJ)? What type of insurance will I need and how much should I expect to pay? I'm looking to buy in September, so any help would be appreciated!
posted by DefendBrooklyn on Jul 25, 2006 - 5 answers

Where can we go from London for a few days in Europe?

[EuroTripFilter]What European city can we go to CHEAPLY for a few days from London? [more inside]
posted by k8t on Jul 20, 2006 - 14 answers

Looking for a gift for a friend who's moving to Paris for two months.

I have a friend who has decided to go live in Paris for two months or more. She's searching for her next career and life move, and has always loved the City of Lights. I'm looking for a gift that is inspired, but practical. It also has to pack and travel well--not weigh her down. She's going to be free and hopes the city will be a sort of muse. She's set on luggage, has a place to stay, won't have a car, loves fashion, going out on the town, and I'm sure has plenty of maps. Somewhere in the range of 100 euros.
posted by nenequesadilla on Jun 15, 2006 - 11 answers

13 hours in Paris

Arriving at Charles de Gaulle at 7:35am, departing from Orly Sud at 8:30pm. Help? [more inside]
posted by icosahedral on Jun 14, 2006 - 11 answers

Mont what?

Montparnasse or Montmarte? [more inside]
posted by jennyjenny on Jun 8, 2006 - 16 answers

Staying in Paris, Travelling beyond

Eurail Pass or point-to-point? [more inside]
posted by Satapher on Jun 5, 2006 - 10 answers

Enjoying NW Europe on the cheap?

TravelFilter: This summer I and 3 friends are planning on travelling around part of Europe by train and are looking for advice on the main areas we plan to stay in. Information on hostels or other cheap accommodation (first hand if possible) would be great (more inside) [more inside]
posted by knapah on May 19, 2006 - 9 answers

How do I rent an apartment in Paris for three months?

How do I rent an apartment in Paris for three months? [more inside]
posted by Nelson on May 15, 2006 - 6 answers

3 days in London and 1 day in Paris : what to do?

3 days in London and 1 day in Paris : what to do? [more inside]
posted by aceyprime on May 15, 2006 - 25 answers

Disembarking at CDG and getting to Austerlitz in 2 hours?

Can I make a 10:08 AM train from Paris' Gare d'Austerlitz if my flight's arrival time to CDG is 7:45 AM? [more inside]
posted by The Michael The on May 12, 2006 - 14 answers

Paris restaurant reservations on short notice

ParisFilter: Michelin-starred-quality restaurants on short notice? (Spoilers inside for those going with me on the trip.) [more inside]
posted by commander_cool on May 3, 2006 - 13 answers

Making the most of layovers

In general, how long must a layover at an airport be to be able to leave the airport, see the city (even for a short amount of time), and get back without missing your connecting flight? [more inside]
posted by thebabelfish on May 2, 2006 - 14 answers

Where's it all going down?

I'm reading a book that has a lot of references to Paris between the wars and culture that flowed underneath it. The surrealist movement, people like Gertrude Stein, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, the brothels and debauchery, etc. Similar situations have happened everywhere - the Harlem Renaissance, the Beat Generation and countless others. I'm sure you can think of more. My question is this: Where is this stuff happening now? [more inside]
posted by borkingchikapa on Mar 27, 2006 - 23 answers

Films set in Paris?

Good movies set in Paris? [more inside]
posted by louigi on Mar 20, 2006 - 43 answers

Paris during Easter

I'm thinking about going to Paris over Easter. Is my timing good? [more inside]
posted by einarorn on Mar 19, 2006 - 16 answers

French for a Dummie

ParisFilter: I am going to Paris France during the middle of March. I do not speak french, aside from knowing to say merci when people do anything nice for me. I have no misconceptions about the possibility of learning the entire french language in a months time. So what specific words and phrases do I need to know in order to get by in Paris? [more inside]
posted by aburd on Feb 13, 2006 - 44 answers

Walking on to ferries at Dover

Can you walk on to a ferry at Dover? And about how much might it cost? [more inside]
posted by jb on Feb 11, 2006 - 8 answers

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