• life,  paris

    Public transport in Paris

    I have received recently  a few emails from you asking me some advice about public transport in Paris. If you plan to stay in Paris for a week, there is a pass that costs around 20 euro (for zone 1-2) and that gives you unlimited access to metro, bus and RER within the chosen zones. It’s a real value for money, if you think to travel a lot around Paris. To compare, one way ticket costs 1.7 euro. Please note, that you also have to buy a plastic card (5 euro) at the ticket office before charging the pass. If you stay in Paris for a month or longer, I can…

  • life,  paris

    Work and study in Paris

    Paris Meconnu, JonGlez I continue sharing with you my experience of studying in Paris (I will write in English because the topic can be more interesting for future students outside of France). A far as I have noticed not many people who want to study in France know about apprentissage (apprenticeship) as a type of education which is quite popular in France. So here are the most important points about it.    1. Apprentissage is a form if education available in French universities and schools that allows you to combine studies and works.    2. The rhythm of education process depends on the university program; it could be 3 days…

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    How to find a flat in Paris

    Voici quelques conseils pour vous aider à trouver un appartement à Paris: Définir  les priorités de la recherche : l’emplacement, la surface et le prix. Ce n’est pas la peine de courir à travers Paris en visitant chaque l’appartement figurant dans les annonces. Etre prêt aux compromis. A certain moment, tu seras obligé à le faire. Moi, au bout d’un mois, j’ai abandonné l’idée d’avoir une machine à laver dans un appartement, ainsi que  augmenter mon budget. Don’t give up and keep calm! Même si tu as déjà visité 20 d’appartements. C’est pas grave, continu ! Concernant le dossier que tu dois fournir, il faut absolument apporter beaucoup-BEAUCOUP de papier surtout concernant…