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The cost of a month in Paris

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The entry you’ve been waiting for! I pieced together my spending paper trail from all my credit card and bank statements, and this is how I spent my money in France: Whether or not that was too extravagant depends on how you look at it. I went into the trip without a budget or spending plan, which probably would have made a tremendous difference in the end cost, but ultimately I’m not bothered by the total. I’m really glad I didn’t backpack it, staying at hostels or couch-surfing (seriously. I met 2 guys that we’re doing that). My apartment was incredible, as was all the food, and so are the clothes I came home with, so I’m going to say the experience was worth every penny. So some of the above is paid for, but the majority is not. I’ve thought about doing a huge transfer from my savings and […]