Frommer's Paris Free & Dirt Cheap by Anna E. Brooke
Paris Free & Dirt Cheap will offer readers a multitude of choices, insiders knowledge, local short-cuts and tips to maximise their time in the city when on a budget. From the left and right banks to around the islands and along the river, this guide will explore shopping, eating, drinking, museums, monuments, shows, readings, classes, gigs, parks and playgrounds, forests, chateaux, cruises, film, sport and much more to give visitors the inside track on getting the most for their buck. For residents this guide will open up their doorstep to help them explore the hidden nooks and crannies of the city and how to keep their wallet firmly in their pocket.
British born and bred Anna Brooke is an adopted Parisian. She's been there for 11 years and spends her days in cafés in the heart of the 12th. When she's not writing for Frommer's (for whom she also wrote Paris & Disneyland with your family, and three other guidebooks), she freelances for Time Out, the Financial Times, Sunday Times travel, Dorling & Kindersley and Alastair Sawdays. She also sings and composes electro music for her band MONKEY ANNA (www.myspace.com/musicmonkeyanna), does keyboard and vocals for the electronic rock group Pet Trap (www.myspace.com/pettrap) and acts in the occasional French film.