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

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 retrospect? I definitely get that. I was tired of always feeling inadequately prepared for my[…]

Guide to Louvre Secret Entrances

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 beautiful times to visit Paris is during the summer months of June, July, and August.[…]

2018 Complete guide to useful apps for Paris

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 joys – technology really has your back. Most of you will be traveling with data[…]

Top 7 Unique Romantic Paris Activities

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 or her to Paris, firstly. That’s always a good place to start. But let’s be[…]

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

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 the case. In fact, it’s rarely the case that dining is truly bad in Paris[…]

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

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 doesn’t mean we need to shut ourselves away in the darkness and hibernate until June actually feels like June… There are plenty of Paris activities to keep you[…]

Paris in winter: 6 key facts you need to know

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 important to know before you visit, though. So whether you’ve got a trip planned already[…]

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

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! This is actually a very common occurrence because most travelers don’t plan out all their[…]

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[…]

Planning a Paris Vacation? Avoid These 14 Common Mistakes

An expert’s advice in how to maximize your time (and money) in Paris by avoiding these mistakes . “Paris is always a good idea.” That’s a quote by Audrey Hepburn’s title character in the film Sabrina. Well, I certainly belive that, but I’ll add on a second part: “Paris is always a good idea… but[…]

9 (Surprisingly Easy) Ways to Avoid Tourist Trap Restaurants in Paris

How to avoid that 50 euro meal of stale bread and flat beer. Stale bread and flat beer, you may scoff. In Paris? Incomprehensible! But… though Paris is known for stellar food, there IS indeed a darker side to eating out in the Capital of Cuisine. Yes, I’m referring to the Paris Tourist Trap Restaurant.[…]