Complete guide: Avoid Paris tourist scams (& report thefts)

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Learn how to avoid common scams, and what to do in case of theft in Paris While planning your Paris trip, you’ve probably heard some Paris scam horror stories from friends, family, or *gasp* the internet. Listen, you are going[…]

5 Pretty Stupid Myths About Paris

Paris is one of the most famous cities in the world – we debunk some of the classic myths here! Books, movies, the internet, friends and family who have visited before…this world is crawling with assumptions about Paris. Go here, don’t go there, eat this, don’t eat that, shop here, avoid there…with all this advice[…]

Travel gadgets and supplies: what’s worth it for your Paris trip

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. 21 useful travel supplies you’ll need in Paris and Europe Planning a big vacation isn’t always easy. Doesn’t it seem like there’s always something you forget? Or some little thing that would have made your travels soooo much easier, in[…]

Guide to Louvre Secret Entrances

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Avoid long waits at the Louvre by visiting less-used museum entrances. If you’re like most visitors to Paris, you’re probably looking to schedule your trip in the summer. And who can blame you? Not me, definitely. One of the most[…]

2018 Complete guide to useful apps for Paris

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Vacation to Paris? Here are the useful phone apps you need, curated by Parisians. It can be overwhelming to travel to a new country, especially if you don’t speak the language very well… or at all. But – joy of[…]

Top 7 Unique Romantic Paris Activities

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Surprising and original ways to spend time with your love in Paris This article was originally published on 3 February 2014, but has been updated for freshness. Not quite sure what to do with that special someone? Well… take him[…]

6 approved Marais restaurants for after your Jewish History tour

You’ve just finished one of our most popular walking tours…here’s where to take a load off and fill your bellies! Have you been hungry in Paris before, and found it overwhelming to avoid tourist trap restaurants? You are so not alone. I’m constantly being asking for restaurant recommendations by clients: specifically recommendations on where to[…]

French restaurant etiquette: the essentials

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. What’s normal at a Parisian restaurant? You’ve heard it, I’m sure. Paris restaurants are awful! The food takes too long! Servers aren’t friendly! It’s expensive! Yep. Paris has a pretty bad rap. I promise you though, this is not always[…]

5 Unique Instagrammable restaurants in Paris

Restaurants to make your Instagram stand out: we’ve got you covered. Oh, Instagram! This has got to be our favorite social media site, here at Sight Seeker’s Delight. If you’re anything like me or millions of other users, it’s one of your favorites as well! Instagram is filled with pretty sunsets, stylish fashion, literally MILLIONS[…]

5 Unique Rainy Day Paris Activities

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Paris is most beautiful under the rain… if you know where to go. This article was originally posted on 2 June 2016, but has been updated with new information. Paris is lacking a little vitamin D right now… but that[…]

Paris in winter: 6 key facts you need to know

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Don’t let the cold weather blues keep you from having a good time in Paris Are you visiting Paris in the winter? First of all: kudos to you. You’re avoiding the huge crowds! There are some things that are pretty[…]

Get to know… Karen’s Paris

Your chance to get inside the brain of company founder Karen. It’s not every day that Karen – or any of our guides – get asked random questions about themselves. Random questions about Paris? Yes. Random questions about French history? Absolutely. But just fun thinker questions? That’s much more rare. We wanted to give everyone[…]

What to bring on a picnic at Versailles

A checklist so you don’t forget the essentials when planning a the perfect French-style picnic! How often do you go on picnics? Well if you’re in Paris, you’ll notice that they’re kind of a way of life. But it’s not rare to hear “nobody brought the wine opener?!” or to wind up with 8 baguettes[…]

4 Different Routes to Versailles You Need to Know

Feeling confused on exactly how to get from Paris to Versailles? We’re here to help! The internet can feel like an overwhelming place when you’re looking for reliable information. But nestled between between all the fake news, cat memes, and other randomness you don’t really have a use for, there is some helpful information. Especially[…]

4 Enchanting Castle Day Trips from Paris

Take a quick train ride to live in a fairy tale for a day One of the most awesome parts about Paris is its central location in France. Okay – it’s maybe not the first thing you think of when you hear ‘awesome’ and ‘Paris’, but hear me out! Spending time in France’s capital and[…]

13 Stunning Eiffel Tower Alternatives if Tickets are Sold Out

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Eiffel Tower tickets sell out months in advance. Didn’t get yours? We can help. So you go to the official Eiffel Tower website to get your tickets but, oh no, they’re totally sold out for the dates you’re in Paris![…]

6 Paris Souvenirs for a Sweet Tooth

Skip the eiffel tower shirts and come home with some delicious, unique souvenirs instead. Picture this – it’s your last day in Paris. You’ve seen all of the major monuments, the stunning architecture, and the pretty parks. You’ve drank the wine, you’ve had some laughs, you’ve maybe even done a few tours with us! You’ve[…]