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Tips for shopping in Paris

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If you love shopping; Paris is the place to go! Paris is one of the leading cities in the world of luxuries and fashion. Perfumes, cosmetics and fashion-design world-brands enlighten the city and attract the interest of connoisseur visitors. If you are looking for rare furniture or small items, the Flea-markets or Auction Sales may attract their attention. Rare items, beautiful or even astonishing ones, art paintings or jewelry, all that can be found in Paris, at la Salle Drouot or at the Flea Markets depending on where you feel to go. The flea markets are among the most famous markets of Paris. ...read more.


Construction on the Arch began in 1806, restarted in 1825, and was not finished until 1836. The Arc de Triomphe is built on the model of ancient Triumphal Arches, but it stands alone because of its monumental size: 50 meters tall and 45 meters wide (164 by 148 feet). The four magnificent high reliefs are crowned by Rude's masterpiece, "The Departure of the Volunteers in 1792". Je suis all�e Paris avec mon famille. Je suis partie le quinze mai et j'ai pris le Eurostar. J'ai rest�e pour une semaine. La plupart du temps c'�tait d'accord, mais pendant le voyage, j'ai �cout� de la musique et j'ai lu un magazine. ...read more.


Main courses arrive with a garnish of vegetables. There might also be a plat du jour (dish of the day). Menu prix-fixe: Fixed-price meal, usually consists of four courses and may include wine. Better than � la carte, quality is good, tax and service are included. Many restaurants offer several set menus at different price levels. Look for a menu du jour (a set menu of the day), which will generally be freshest and best, and check out what those around you have ordered. Menu d�gustation/menu surprise: A tasting menu, presenting you with a procession of small servings (chosen by the chef if it is the surprise menu). The simple restriction: everyone at the table must have the same menu. Menu touristique: Uninteresting tourist food, not recommended. Table d'h�te: Traditional home cooking offered in country restaurants, relatively cheap. ...read more.

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