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Don't be a Tourist in Paris: The Messy Nessy Chic Guide

Don't be a Tourist in Paris: The Messy Nessy Chic Guide

Vanessa Grall

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Off-beat, eclectic guide to Paris from famed blogger Vanessa Grall - creator of

Nessy shows you how to walk Paris's streets like a local: find the most eccentric architecture, get cozy in hidden cafes, party in the catacombs, tour the city with a broken heart, and wander like a true bohemian

A lively, eccentric and esoteric guide to the hidden Paris of your dreams, from an outsider who's made it her home Vanessa Grall is a London girl who moved to Paris and never looked back.

Her blog Messy Nessy Chic is described as a 'chic cabinet of curiosities', and it records her bohemian adventures in the city. Her eye for style, both classic and kitsch, has won her a huge, dedicated following, with over 1.5 million unique visitors to her website per month, and 400,000 subscribers on social media. In addition, Vanessa's charisma has seen her profiled in Porter, Vogue, Conde Nast Traveller, and The Daily Mail. Don't be a Tourist is Grall's off-beat guide to her adopted home, in which she looks past the cliches and tourist traps, and uncovers the true heart of Paris.

Join her to walk in Hemingway's footsteps, to uncover catacomb parties, and to find the city's most authentic dishes. With tips for visiting on a shoestring, with your parents, or with a broken heart, Don't be a Tourist in Paris is a uniquely warm and insightful guide that affirms Audrey Hepburn's famous statement that 'Paris is always a good idea.'

1. The Paris Runaways

2. Paris like it is in the Movies (and on Instagram)

3. Anywhere but the Louvre

4. Lonely Hearts Club

5. I hate to say I'm a hipster but...

6. I Know this Great Little Place

7. Parents are Coming to Town

8. Paris in Wonderland: Down the Deep, Dark Rabbit Hole

9. 10 Hour Layover

10. Forget Pinterest Paris

Additional Information

Author Vanessa Grall
Publisher Roads Publishing
Publication date 5 Aug 2017
Format Hardback
ISBN/EAN 9781909399976

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