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10 things to know before setting foot in Paris

It doesn't matter where you stay, as long as you're in Paris. There are 400 metro stations, all 500 metres away from one another. There are also 2000 bike stations. And the city is safe. You'll be fine.

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Woody Allen fan? Here's a must see

Remember that Midnight in Paris movie? Owen Wilson gets drunk and stumbles upon some steps, where he eventually gets picked up and taken back to the glorious 1920's in Paris. Well here are the steps where the scenes were filmed!

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Souvenirs with style

If you want to buy keychains, I love paris shirts and magnets, prices are pretty much stable all over the city (everywhere where you find at least 5 or 6 of these souvenirs shops one next to the other. Don't buy at "isolated" or non-touristic shops, more expensive, for sure).

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Dancing Sculptures along the Seine

This is my favorite palce for pic nics. The Quai Saint Bernard has dancing lessons on Salsa; Tango, Rock n Roll for free all summer, and the park/open air sculpture area are just beautiful to look at and enjoy. The Institut du Monde Arab is just nearby, and you can go to the top of the building (for free) and get a peek of Paris from a decent height!

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You get shooters, and you get shooters, everybody gets shooters!

In this bar you'll come in, order 15 shooters of whatever the bartender wants, down them and keep going.

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Yes, the Seine boat tours are worth it. Sometimes.

At night, not during the day. A little rain is good, a lot of rain is a no no.

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Waterfalls, caves, lakes, great views... in the heart of Paris

This park is just pure beauty. It's hilly, mind you.

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The Parisian Mecca of wine tasting is not as expensive as you think

You have over 100 varieties of wine here, and you can get glasses for as little as 1,50 euros.

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The newest Parisian playground that most tourists haven't discovered yet

Our former Mayor, Bertrand Delanoe, hates cars. He instituted bike and bus lanes, bike and car electric car sharing systems and, as his last I-hate-cars action, he turned a huge swath of highway into a big pedestrian area - the Berges de Seine.

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A triomphal Arc right in the middle of the Axis of Victory

This is another one of those buildings you don't want to go up, since it won't be on your sights if you do, and it's an essential part of Paris.

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