Parisian lifestyle - Daily life in Paris

Parisian lifestyle – Daily life in Paris

French expression

Hello...... Bonjour
Mister...... Monsieur
Madam...... Madame
Yes...... Oui
No...... non
Please...... S’il vous plaît
Thank You...... Merci
Good bye...... Au revoir
Street...... Rue
Hotel...... Hôtel
Restaurant...... Restaurant
The bill...... L’addition
Left...... Gauche
Right...... Droite

Gastronomy

Gastronomy in France is a huge topic that must be lived to be understood and appreciated. You can taste the specialties (foie gras, truffles, seafood) or simply a quality cuisine in many good French restaurants in Paris.

Obviously, it is impossible to come to France without eating cheese. It is eaten after a meal with bread and very popular with certain wines.

France, it is also about its pastries and cakes. The croissants, chocolate and other breads such as baguette, are a specific gastronomical heritage.

Shopping

If you like shopping, you can find in Paris the most luxurious shops of ready-to-wear, high fashion, jewelry, decoration, gastronomy...

Shops of Place Vendome and Avenue Montaigne, trendy shops of the Marais, department stores on Boulevard Haussmann… feel free to wander and get lost in the shopping districts in Paris:

  • Avenue Montaigne: you will find all the major luxury brands (Saint Laurent, Dior, Celine...);
  • Place Vendome: this magnificent square area welcomes the biggest names in jewelry and luxury;
  • Place des Victoires and Rue Etienne Marcel: fashionable and trendy boutiques;
  • The Marais: a must for finding the Parisian designers;
  • Boulevard Saint Germain Rive Gauche boutiques and cafes;
  • Boulevard Haussmann: One of the most commercial areas of Paris where you will find the Printemps and Galeries Lafayette, two of the largest stores of Paris.