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Disneyland Paris- Valeria's Experience

Growing up in Florida, it was not rare for me to hear any association or discussion of Disney World. In fact, Disney World is a staple in Florida. I mean can you blame us? Florida is home to the biggest Disney resort and has a total of 4 different parks. Although I am from Miami and the resort is located in Orlando, meaning it was at least a 3 ½ hour drive to get there (on a good day with little to no traffic), it was not uncommon to go to Disney.......

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Paris in 6 Months | The Perspective of a Study Abroad Student

This summer, Savoir Faire Paris had the pleasure of hosting an intern through IES Abroad. Valeria Figueroa is from Miami, Florida and is entering her senior year at Babson College in Massachusetts. With an interest in entrepreneurship, Valeria wanted to learn about the ins and outs of running a small business. As her internship comes to a close, we will miss her positive energy and ambitious spirit! Here is her take on her study abroad time in Paris and tips and tricks for those looking to do the same. ...

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Summer Music Festivals in Paris

The summer music scene is in full swing, and Paris has a wide range of outdoor festivals, so we thought we’d give you a run down of our favorite annual festivals going on through summer. Some have already passed, so be ready to buy your tickets for next year, as they sell out quickly! And, as always, stay up to date on all the latest festivals, events, and activities on our monthly event calendar....

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Import Paperwork and Duties When Moving to Paris

    Is an upcoming move to the City of Love approaching in your near future? If so, you undoubtedly have many questions about the logistics of it all, and what type of paperwork you’ll need to prepare. You’re also likely curious about the import duties and taxes that French customs imposes, and whether these will apply to your shipment. To help you understand just what relocating to Paris entails, a guest writer in the know has provided us with a quick overview of the process from start to finish. ...

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Buying a SIM Card Abroad

If you’ve been following our blog and business, you probably know that our primary services are for expats located in Paris. But did you know we also do tourist itinerary planning? Now that tourist season is approaching, we thought it would be helpful to put together a comprehensive guide on how to stay “on the grid” while you’re traveling Europe. As helpful as phones have become recently, not having data can still complicate your travels (who has time to wait for wifi to post that Instagram story?!). Instead of paying hefty fees......

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A Guide to Coffee Culture in Paris

Today’s guest post is by Caroline Black. Caroline is a freelance travel writer. She set out on her first trip when she was in college for a semester in Paris, and she’s never looked back. Since then she’s spent time living, working and traveling around Europe and a little bit of Asia. She spent a summer in Italy and fell in love with their coffee culture, and so now as she wanders around the globe she is always hopelessly looking for her next cup of coffee....

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The Hidden Depths of the City of Light's Underground

This week’s guest blog post written by Sam Rosario, mother and resident of the greatest city in the world, NYC, delves into the hidden depths of Paris’ underground. Sam is a writer for Content Blossom, who enjoys putting pen to paper for her pursuits and writing about things she enjoys and is inspired by. When she’s not focusing on her writing, she’s spending time with her family in her favourite city in the world....

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Sequence Paris International Hair Salon | SFP Favourites

Sequence Paris International Hair Salon opened it’s doors to the public in late 2017 by Emma Horsley, an English speaking hairdresser and colour specialist. After going to see Emma for a much needed hair cut and colour, we are excited to share with you one of our new favourite salons in Paris. We pride ourselves on sharing our favourite services, places, and tips with you, and after our experience with Emma we are eager to share this gem with you!...

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Where to Stay Warm and Dry During a Paris Winter

Everyone always says how beautiful Paris is in the rain… these people must come from places with little rain and they’re newly arrived in Paris, or they’re lunatics (in our humble opinion). Once you’ve lived through a Paris winter, you’ll figure out why this blog post is necessary! Day after day of rain and gray skies can lead even the most sane of us to go a little crazy, so we’re going to help you out with our favorite places to get through winter and try to forget your jeans are soaked......

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