Paris, France
Mathilde, 34
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What are the Paris spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Place de la Concorde.

Do’s and don’ts in Paris: (Ex: Tipping: yes/ no, public transport tips, safety tips etc.):

Smile, say "bonjour"! Just enjoy how we live here.

What do you do and why do you do it?

I'm a color and material designer, and I decided to work in that field in order to open my eyes to the colors in everyday life.

How much do you spend on an average night out on the town?

40 euros.

Which Paris shops do you hit up when you’re itching for something new?

Beaubourg Shops and Library.

Your all-time favorite musicians:

France Gall, Barbabra, Lou Reed & Kid Koala.

Which neighborhood is it best to experience during the day / night?

Haut Marais, Rue de Bretagne.

What’s the area in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Chaillot.

What’s the one place in Paris you think is underrated?

Baranaan Indian Cocktail.

Where would you take a date for a romantic night out?

Hotel Grand Amour (just for the name!!)

Drunk and hungry - where do you go in Paris?

Kebab area in Strasbourg Saint Denis - Urfa Durum.

It's freeeeezing out - what should a visitor do?

Museums or Massages!

Where do you take your guest when you want to impress?

Palais de Tokyo (art + an amazing view of the Eiffel Tower).

Your go-to brunch spots:

I don't like brunch... Sorry!

Your perfect night out in Paris includes:

Red wine, culture talks & love.

Which local creators do you admire?

Jacquemus .

Special views that mainstream tourists don't know about:

Ménilmontant area.

Best place for a cheap bite on-the-go:

New Art du Ravioli.

Tomorrow’s your last day in Paris. How do you spend it?

On the terrace with friends and family, or in the Square Gardette in the summer!

You’re meeting the mayor of Paris - what constructive criticism would you give them?

Discourtesy...

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