Fall in Love by studying in Paris
Studying abroad is both a rewarding and invigorating experience. When thinking about studying abroad in Europe, there are several reasons why you as a student should choose Paris and France as a study abroad destination. In recent years France in general has become an appealing destination for students worldwide and we bet it will still be in many more years to come.
According to the QS best student cities ranking Paris is number one. Research also shows 9 out 10 students recommend France as a valuable and favoured study abroad destination. There are a lot of cities in the country and each of them offers a unique experience but let’s look no further and put Paris in the spotlight.
We have listed 4 reasons why you should choose Paris :
Museums and Culture
Some of the most important and famous museums in Europe are in Paris! The entire European culture is very much derived from French influences. Your visits to these amazing facilities such as the Louvre will leave you with a spellbound effect where you can actually learn a lot of history, art and culture. All this knowledge not only adds to your ability to carry out conversions but also enhances your ability to understand European culture. Be sure to tap into the city’s history in Louvre, National Museum of the Renaissance, Carnavalet Museum, Centre Georges Pompidou, Place de la Concorde, Notre Dame de Paris, Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees, Montmartre, etc.
CityScape and Streets
There is no doubt that Paris is genuinely a beautiful city. It is a playground for artists to showcase their art for musicians to have their sound heard. Turn one corner and you will see someone drawing the cityscape, look at the opposite side and you will see a crowd around a man singing songs while playing his banjo and don’t be surprised if someone taps your back and starts imitating your every move, you’ve been mimed. This exposure to a lot of cultural activities will keep you interested in the city and its life. It will never be boring, it will never die down as Parisians are known to be full of life. You need to understand that French culture is typically known to be a bit snobbish. This is the reason why French culture has always been linked to prestige and chic cultures. Another amazing thing about Paris are the very well maintained streets which allow people to walk all over the place. You can actually spend time and explore the history of the city, see the European renaissance in real life. Experience the stories that would have happened and taken place in these old cities which were cradles for revolutions.
Of course the French don’t call it food, they call it French cuisine. Everything is a bit more refined and has a sense of pride attached to it. Paris being a giant ity of France is home to more than buttery croissants and baguettes. There are numerous ways to explore the tasty world of French Cuisine which is known as one of the best in the world. Sit down at the balcony of a café, visit restaurants and get to experience ratatouille, salade niçoise, duck confit, flammekueche, soufflé, boeuf bourguignon and a fine selection of wines, cheese and pastries. Paris is also home to a lot of North African and Arab communities. This is the reason you would also find Halal food options easily in France as opposed to just non Halal cuisine.
One of the biggest and well known landmarks in the world is in France. The Eiffel Tower has become an icon of Paris and a dream of every tourist to see. It is always on the bucket list of all the travellers. The Eiffel Tower is a must see and the surrounding gardens are full of calm and peace.Aside from climbing it up, there are a lot of activities you can do around the tower and one of them is enjoying a bottle of wine on a cruise.
On the downside, Paris is an expensive city. Everything from the food to groceries and rent are all expensive. So when in Paris make sure you have some cash reserves.