Off the beaten track: Unusual things to do in Paris

Off the beaten track: Unusual things to do in Paris

Paris is renowned for being home to the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Notre Dame and several other activities including a boat ride on the Seine, but there’s so much more unusual things to see and do here. So stuff you bags with some of the classiest outfits and some comfortable shoes, and be prepared to […]

Great Music video filmed in Paris

Great Music video filmed in Paris

Surfing on Youtube I came across this great music video filmed in Paris back in 2014. We all know that Paris inspires lot of musicians and filmmakers and I am pretty sure that many more movies and music video will be produced and released in the near future. In the meanwhile, please enjoy “Undone”, by […]

24 Hours Paris tour by James Minoggio

24 Hours Paris tour by James Minoggio

Here is James Minoggio AKA AJ Nytronics, expert world backpacker. Back in 2014 I used to travel London-Switzerland and I had the chance to stop in Paris for a day. Before I continue with my guide, be sure to watch the American-spanish movie “One Night in Paris” (2011), directed by Woody Allen and you will […]

What makes Paris the world’s best destination for students

What makes Paris the world’s best destination for students

          Visiting Paris can be one of the most remarkable experiences for anyone – especially if you’re an English speaking student.  While Paris can sometimes be outrageously expensive, the city also attracts travelers who are on a budget with a promising and enjoyable experience all through. Life in Paris, the French […]

Things to do in Paris: the Eiffel Tower

Things to do in Paris: the Eiffel Tower

This fascinating monument was built by French engineer Gustave Eiffel in 1889 to commemorate the 100th year anniversary of the French Revolution. It was constructed in precisely 2 years, 2 months and 5 days, which was unbelievable and considered by all an amazing architectural achievement. And even though in the beginning the local authorities intended […]

Breakfast in America

Breakfast in America

Breakfast in America is one of my all time favourite places to go for brunch. This tiny slice of America, located in the heart of the Marais, is a great place to go for a hearty meal. Although you might say it’s not a very French place to go, this restaurant is popular with tourists […]

Sexual Assault in the Paris Metro – My Experience

Sexual Assault in the Paris Metro – My Experience

Hello again! So I have another story for you, once again about a not-so-great experience, but one from which I learned and grew stronger. So if you’re a woman in Paris you’ve most likely heard about or experienced sexual harassment in the métro. According to a study done this past year, 100% of women surveyed […]

Camille’s Nuit Blanche “Adventure” In Paris

Camille’s Nuit Blanche “Adventure” In Paris

Hi Everyone, This is my first time writing for PYA, so I guess I’ll introduce myself: My name is Camille and I’m an 18-almost-19 year-old French-American, Bostonian born-and-raised, taking a gap year abroad and spending most of it in Paris working a few days a week and exploring around. I’m bilingual in French and English […]

Passageways and Arcades of Secret Paris

Passageways and Arcades of Secret Paris

 “Any Journey begins with a single step….” Come with me and I am excited to  lead you into a world of glorious covered passagways and arcades offering the most delightful little glimpses into a past way of life when shopping was glamorous and leisurely. These  wonderful covered passageways have managed to retain most of their […]