5 essentials to bring on your next trip to Paris

Traveling to Paris this year? Mais oui ! But what to bring? This city is notorious for its rude waiters, troubling sidewalk congestion and the numerous Parisians that circulate freely in the capital. Be prepared for everything Paris throws at you with these 5 must-have items for your trip!

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A short guide to French verlan

Like “traditional” French slang, verlan can help you sound like a local, or seal your fate as an imposter trying way too hard to win the approval of some cool new French kids. Here’s a quick primer to get your verlan game on track, without looking backwards.

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Months of the year in French

As you learn basic French words, you’ll realize that months in French are useful to have in your vocabulary. The French word for each month (un mois) is based on the Latin used in the Roman calendar, similar to English.

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French speaking countries

Did you know that French – alongside English, – is a language spoken on all five continents? With over 80 million native speakers worldwide, French is the official language in 29 countries, and is the second most-used official language.

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