Hip Guide to France
Paris is one of the most extraordinary cities in the world. An ancient city, it has evolved into the one of the world’s cultural, economic, and gastronomy capitals. A trip to Paris is often a major highlight of many a visitor’s lifetime.
With it’s broad boulevards, grand monuments, wealth of museums, world class shopping and culinary excellence, it’s no wonder legendary Paris embodies the sophistication and joie de’vivre envied around the world.
This site will help you explore all Paris has to offer the visitor including Hotels, restaurants, museums, shopping, an event calendar, Paris and France Forum and a photo gallery.
Browse around our site and let us know what you think!
The Zagat survey polls diners for their responses to restaurants. Conflicting or unanimous opinions are quoted, and reflected in the simple rating system. A quick way to find a good place to eat in Paris!
Lonely Planet Paris by Steve Fallon, Tony Wheeler
The Lonely Planet guides are always right on the money for those on a budget. Alternative suggestions for lodging, eating, and entertainment in Paris are difficult to find, and therefore very welcome. Definitely for those who travel to a different drummer.
The Paris Cookbook by Patricia Wells
Patricia Wells is the restaurant critic for the International Herald Tribune and has written other bestselling cookbooks. This book covers all the bases of French cuisine including entrees (starters), soups, salads, main dishes, breads, & desserts. If you like gourmet cooking, this book will tantalize your taste buds!
Paris is a city made for walking and exploring. This well organized book will greatly enhance your Paris experience with maps, tours, history, recommendations, and themes.
Eyewitness Travel Guide to Paris (revised) by Alan Tillier
This wonderful guide book is a treat for your eyes with lots of beautiful graphics and photos. Like all the books in this series it’s well researched and full of useful information. Excellent walking tours of Paris are perhaps the best feature!