Guidebooks will only take you so far – it’s word of mouth that really goes the distance.
If you like secret recommendations and tips for the perfect places to visit in France, then you’ll love Briony’s pick of the top Parisian places and whimsies.
3. Get a literary fix
For generations, the Left Bank has been the spiritual home for French philosophers, bohemians and intellectuals.
Take home your own piece of this history from the English-language Shakespeare & Co. bookshop, where there is always shelf upon shelf of new and second-hand books (they have a superb edit) and a steady stream of modern-day poets and academics.
This post was originally published on A Girl, A Style.
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