CultureShock! Paris is an indispensable guide for anyone planning a stay in the City of Light. Let Frances Gendlin, with her invaluable Parisian insider knowledge and non-native perspective, take you through the process of settling in, whether for short or longer stays. From finding your own pied-a-terre and navigating French bureaucracy to discussing haute cuisine and French wines, all the practical information you need is at your fingertips. As a guest in France, should you kiss your host or shake his hand? Is it rude to be late or a faux pas to be early for a party? And what about meeting the French and making friends? If you are lucky enough to find yourself in this exquisite and sophisticated city, get the most of out of your stay with this essential and fun-to-read guide!