1. Start the day with a flat white near you.
Good coffee in Paris' may be only one month old but already he's hit up a dozen of the best new-coffee-age cafés the city has to offer and after posting up his brilliantly detailed reviews and pics he pops their locations on this snazzy map to benefit those crying for a decent crème.
2. Dress the part.
Martin Grant at Le Bon Marché
24, rue de Sévres, 7e
Open Mon - Sat 10h - 20h, - 21h Thurs and Fri
Martin Grant website
3. Make your home smell like home
34, Boulevard Saint-Germain, 5e
Open Mon - Sat 10h - 19h
4. Bush tucker for lunch
Coutume coffee or yummy caffeine-free LSD (latte, soy and dandelion) tea, it's impossible to walk out without feeling content and revitalised.
13, rue Lucien Sampaix, 10e
Open Tues - Fri: 9h - 17h, Sat + Sun 11h - 19h
5. Take in some traditional Aboriginal art
|'Rainbow Serpent' by the Pintupi People. Image: http://quaibranly.fr/|
Musée du Quai Branly
37, Quai Branly, 7e
Sun - Wed: 11h - 19h, Thurs - Sat: 11 - 21h
6. Pick up an Aussie afternoon snack
4, rue Domat, 5e
Mon - Fri 9h - 19h, Sat:10h - 18h
7. Arvo' session at the pub.
|Image: http://cafe-oz.com/ © Diane Robertson Photography|
|Image: http://cafe-oz.com/ © Diane Robertson Photograph|
3, place Denfert-Rochereau, 14e
Everyday 12h - 2h
8. Dine on French fare prepared with no-frills Australian attitude
1bis, passage de Saint-Sebastien, 11e
Open lunch + dinner Mon - Fri, dinner only Sat, closed Sun.
9. Finish with some moonshine
55, rue de la Roquette, 11e
Everyday 17h - 2h
And to finish, a non-Parisian suggestion...
10. Go for a bush walk
What ever you do, have a good one Saturday. Happy Australia Day!
**This post is otherwise entitled 'Aussies doing good in Paris!'