11 Things Every Aussie Girl Should Do in Paris, That Most Tourists Don't
Question for you: What Aussie twenty-something doesn't want to go to Paris? Season six of Sex and the City is my go-to escapism, because Carrie walking around Paris in those spectacular outfits brings me endless amounts of joy. The real fun came when I decided I would go and do the same.
For anyone planning the trip from Sydney to Paris who hasn't done it before, the plane ride is pretty horrendous. You're sitting in that chair for what feels like a year, so stopping in London for a few nights first is a really good idea. Then get the Eurostar to Paris — just add book, cheese and red wine!
I'm fresh off the plane after my third visit to the City of Lights, and I'm answering a question I've asked myself all three times: How can an Aussie girl can have an authentic and spontaneous Parisian experience in a short space of time? Forget the map, forget the monuments and queuing for museums — here's how to make it rain magic moments.