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16 Signs You Really Should Be Living In Paris

You could be a natural Parisian and you don't even know it.

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2. But when the sun is out, so are you.

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If it's warm enough, Parisians are always up for a picnic by the river or in a park.

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4. You're not one for coffee on the go. You'd prefer to just sit and have a quiet moment with your caffeine, thank you very much.

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Although Starbucks is very present in Paris, you should never, ever admit to going there.

7. You prefer al fresco dining even in winter, provided there are heat lamps.

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A coat looks better on, anyhow.

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9. Carbs don't scare you.

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You'll walk it off anyhow.

11. You're a bookworm, and one of your favorite activities is finding a spot to sit and read for a couple hours.

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Specialty bookshops in particular are plentiful in Paris. According to this New York Times article, "Quite simply, the French treat books as special. Some 70% of French people said they read at least one book last year; the average among French readers was 15 books."

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12. You actually enjoy grocery shopping.

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While you can of course go to the supermarket, it's more fun and traditional to visit all your different local suppliers — the cheese shop, the butcher, the baker, etc.

14. But you're also good at being alone.

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There are certain things in Paris that should be experienced solo.

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