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Maybe it's because we all just happened to stay in Paris after visiting years ago. Or maybe it's our one-of-a-kind booking process that lets you choose your own start time for most tours. Perhaps it's because our guides are hand-picked artists and performers who were born to entertain. We'll let you decide.
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Touring With Michael Douglas!
Exploring the City of Lights with Karen and Michael Douglas Karen, our founder, and lead guide extraordinaire (and the rest of us here at Sight Seeker’s) had one of those “pinch me/slap me” moments over the summer: she had the honor to have toured with the great Michael Douglas! Yup, you read that right, we[…]
5 New Places to Try Pastries in Paris
When you think of French food, what comes to mind? Baguettes, croissants, macarons, éclairs…if you’re anything like us, these sweet treats were probably the first things that popped into your head. It’s been a long time since most of you have been able to visit France, and I’m sure that you’re missing your delicious French[…]
Introducing: Our New Paris Virtual Experiences!
Hi friends! It seems like it’s been so long since we last spoke. Or, since you last read something that we’ve wrote! And, that’s because it has been a long time! How are you? Have you been staying sane? These past few years have been quite the whirlwind here in Paris. In 2019, there were[…]
Where to Stay in Paris
We’re breaking down the best areas to stay in Paris! Like any good vacation planner, one of the essential steps to a perfect trip is accommodations. With sites like booking.com and Airbnb, finding a cool hotel or apartment isn’t the trickiest part, but figuring out where you should stay. This is especially true if you’ve[…]
10 Foods You Simply Have to Try in Paris
Take a tasty trip through Paris with these must-try French foods In addition to its landmarks and museums, Paris is well known around the world for one of my favorite things…food! The French really know what they’re doing – trust me on this one. If you’ve already been to Paris, you know what I mean![…]
10 Phrases They Should Have Taught You in French Class
Speak French like the locals do! Are you brushing up on some French before you come to Paris? Or, maybe you’re just interested in learning a second language! Whatever your reasons, welcome to the wonderful world of français. French is definitely not one of the easiest languages to learn, but it is very rewarding once[…]
10 Best Movies that Take Place in Paris
Watch these movies to get a taste of life in Paris! There’s not much better than curling up on the couch on a Friday night in front of a good movie. The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve come to appreciate quiet time at home with friends or family. After working all week, you need[…]
The best Hanukkah recipes of 2019
Impress your guests with these delicious recipes Hanukkah is an amazing time of year to share with family and friends. There is delicious food, fun games, and of course, the presents! Even as an adult, there’s something so exciting about lighting the Menorah and sharing special moments with the ones closest to you. If you’re[…]
2019 Paris Holiday Market Guide
The best in Paris Christmas markets for 2019! If you’re going to be in Paris this holiday season, lucky you! The city really comes alive with sparkling lights, decorated trees, entire streets covered in Christmas lights, and of course…Christmas markets! This tradition in France may have originated in the eastern city of Stragsbourg. Ever since[…]
Cheese Travel Guide: USA Edition
Discover the best cheese in the USA! This article goes out to all of our American friends, or others heading to the United States! Get your stretchy pants ready, because we’re going to be talking cheese. Okay, so maybe you don’t need those stretchy pants yet…but get them out of your closets because you’re going[…]
Top 6 Things to Avoid in Paris (And What to do Instead)
There’s so much to do in Paris! Don’t get stuck missing out on some great unique Paris activities If you’re coming to Paris for the first time, you’ve probably started to do your research. And you should! Paris is a relatively smaller city compared to London or New York, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t[…]
10 Unexpectedly Awesome Free Paris Activities
You don’t have to break the bank in the French capital! A lot of people assume that Paris is a really expensive city. In fact, when I try to convince my friends and family to come and visit me, a typical response is “I would love to, but I just don’t think I can afford[…]
Paris Airport Guide
Everything you need to know about the airports in Paris! The first step to planning any trip is figuring how to get to your destination, of course! If you’re coming to Paris, unless you already live in France, you’ll probably be taking a plane. You’ve most likely had to book a flight before, so you[…]
The 4 Spookiest Stories in France
Don’t read this article alone in the dark… Europe is, well, old. So it should come as no surprise that France is crawling with spooky stories! If you’re anything like me, you like being scared sometimes. Especially when Halloween rolls around. I’ve scoured the internet to find the 4 weirdest stories I could find to[…]
8 Impressive Gravestones in the Pere Lachaise Cemetery
The Pere Lachaise Cemetery can feel overwhelming, and we’re here to help! I know I personally never really appreciated a good cemetery until I moved to Paris. Sure, I always felt like there was something peaceful about wandering through a graveyard, but I also felt like it could get a little, er…creepy. That was until[…]
5 Reasons Why We Love Walking Tours (And You Should Too!)
We don’t mean to toot our own horn but…walking tours are awesome! In the years before I worked for Sight Seeker’s Paris, I’ll be honest and say that I had never really been on a walking tour before. I had always heard of them, but thought to myself “nah.” Why? Because I always thought that[…]
5 Reasons Autumn is the Perfect Time in Paris
The leaves may be falling but that doesn’t mean you mood has to! We are definite summer lovers over here at Sight Seeker’s Paris, but there is always something so sweet about that back to school feeling that rolls around come September. Never mind that we aren’t students anymore! The leaves start falling, you get[…]
How to Get Over Your Fear of Traveling
Traveling doesn’t have to be scary! The technical word for “fear of traveling” is hodophobia. Whatever you want to call it…it’s no fun! As professional wanderers, we at Sight Seeker’s Paris know how important traveling can be: it can help open your eyes to different cultures and experiences, it can be an amazing learning experience,[…]
Where to have Shabbat Dinner in Paris
Don’t miss Shabbat dinner just because you’re traveling! There’s nothing worse than planning a vacation, when you suddenly realize that you hadn’t given much thought to how you would go about observing a religious feast, holiday, or just a regular moment of worship. Looks like you’d better cancel your trip… Stop! What you’re doing! Don’t[…]
The Best Vegan Options in Paris
Don’t let tradition fool you…there’s plenty of vegan goodness in Paris! I have a few vegan friends. Whenever I suggest they come and visit me in Paris I get a pretty similar response: “I would love to come and see you, but I’m not sure if I’ll have many options for food. Aren’t the French[…]