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009 Eating local, without the price tag & Paris Podcast

009 Eating local, without the price tag & Paris Podcast

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Paris Podcast Episode 001:

Eating local, without the price tag & $5 Paris

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Travel food tips that will save you a bundle. We picnic at the Eiffel tower and enjoy one of the best free fireworks shows in Europe. Laurie from The Paris Blog gives us her expert take on undiscovered Paris.


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In this Paris Podcast episode:

We discuss:

  • Feature Topic: We reveal our top 3 tips for enjoying authentic local food, anywhere in the world, for way less money.
  • Local Interview: Laurie from The Paris Blog shares her expert knowledge of her second home, Paris.
  • $5 Food: Our Eiffel tower picnic and some of the coolest, affordable cafes in the Monmarte district.
  • $5 Fun/Travel: Cheaper entry to museums. Flea markets and the most outrageous people watching in Europe.

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Weblinks from Paris Podcast

World Nomads Insurance – Specifically designed for digital nomads, flashpackers, adventure & long term Travellers – Get a 5% Discount with our coupon code: FOOD5

Trusted – Use discount code 5DP to get a 15% discount on membership

How to become a housesitting pro in just 3 months.

Our Bastille Day Photo Blog

How to do paris when you as broke as F@#k

INTERVIEW GUEST: Laurie from The Paris Blog

Cafe du Mont Cenis – Rue Caulaincourt, Montmartre, Paris, France – Amazing street with Lebanese Bakery etc.

Flea Market at Montreuil
Avenue du Professeur André Lemierre / Place de la Porte de Montreuil, 75020 Paris, France (Subway: M° Porte de Montreuil, line 9 )
Open: Saturday and Sunday 07:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Photos from Paris Podcast

Paris Podcast: eiffel tower picnic

Paris Podcast: Eiffel Tower picnic

Paris Podcast: Bastille day Fireworks Paris 2014

Bastille day Fireworks Paris 2014



We loved our time in Paris and managed to get lots of cheap or free accommodation using Couchsurfing & AirBnB ($25 Discount on first stay with this link)


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