There is so much more to the City of Light than the Eiffel Tower and éclairs. Whether you’re looking to escape the crowds, or simply want to see a different side of the city, this list of non touristy things to do in Paris will inspire you to get off the beaten path.
Paris Itinerary: 4 Days in the City of Light
After 20 years of dreaming about the City of Light, I created and followed this 4 days in Paris itinerary to celebrate my birthday. It was everything I’d hoped for and more, filled with Eiffel Tower views, charming sidewalk cafes, and all the pastries I could eat.
16 Best Places to Take Pictures in Paris
Fun fact: I took over 750 photos on my first trip to the City of Light. I arrived with an initial list of the best places to take pictures in Paris, but it quickly grew as I explored. And I’m sharing them all–including a few lesser-known ones–in this guide to the best Paris photo spots!
Where to Eat a Typical French Breakfast in Paris
When I moved to London, the first holiday I booked was a birthday trip to Paris. Having a typical French breakfast at a Parisian sidewalk café was at the top of my travel bucket list. Frankly, I was more excited to eat a real French croissant than I was to see the Eiffel Tower!