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for drinking out in Paris are generally regarded as astronomical.
However, if you know
the right place to go at the right time, it IS possible to avoid
paying 40F for a pint of cheap beer in a dingy bar. To
find out more, visit the Guide
to Paris Pubs and Bars
recommendation is to find a small cafe near your pension (hotel),
and stop in there every day, to have a coffee and write your postcards.
The patron (owner) will get to know you, and you will find that
Parisians can be very welcoming and kind (it also helps if you try
to speak French - even if you end up mangling the language, your
efforts will be much more appreciated than if you speak only English).
Before you travel to Paris, check out the film "Diva" to get in
the mood. And have a wonderful time!
lived in Paris for two years, and after time spent there I can say
that it is prettiest city in the world. One place I strongly recommend
is Rue Montmartre. It is full of small cafés and some night
clubs. There are always a lot of people in the street.
you have any memorable Paris travel tips and stories? E-mail
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