Who am I?

Born and raised in Paris, I studied “British and North American Studies” at the Sorbonne University (Paris IV). I graduated with a PhD in British Civilization. I was a Teacher in England – where I spent three years – a Lecturer in the US (Hollins College, Virginia) – where I spent one year – and a Professor back in France. As a student’s job, I started taking foreign visitors around Europe and France on coach tours. I enjoyed it so much that I decided to become a National Guide. Following the appropriate training at Nanterre University (Paris X), I am qualified to guide everywhere in France, in three languages . Now I continue to share my passion for all things French and my “joie de vivre” with groups or individuals or families, here on business or for leisure, in and around our beautiful capital.

To make you discover, to help you understand, but also to inspire you: I am your “Parisienne” friend!

Member of the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau (Paris Tourist Office)

Member of the FNGIC (Fédération Nationale des Guides Interprètes et Conférenciers)

Member of the association Guid’z (les Guides Conférenciers de France)

Registered with the Official French Guides (Guides Officiels de France)

WHAT IS A PROFESSIONAL GUIDE?

A person who is trained, qualified and officially licenced.

I am fluent and have trained in three languages: French, English, Spanish. At university, I have acquired a wide range of academic – history, literature, art, culture – specialist and practical knowledge. I have passed a degree which entitles me to a professional card delivered by the French government. This card allows me to guide in the national museums, monuments and chateaux everywhere in France. It is a symbol of quality in tourist guiding. I continue training to keep my knowledge up to date.

A professional guide makes a good experience great: beware of imitations!

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