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Urbansider Community

Be part of our Paris community
Our Urbansider community is a knowledgeable and welcoming group of Paris lovers who offer their secrets, stories, suggestions, and time to help you experience the best of the City of Light. Scroll down to meet the Parisian bloggers, tour guides, artists and artisans powering our platform, or to become a member of the Urbansider Club and share your own travel tips, picks, and tales.
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Find the Perfect Paris Guide for You

Our Paris Insiders

Our Urbansiders are all different — some are art lovers, others foodies, a couple are mad for mixology, a few are fashionistas, and there’s one dive bar diva as well — but they all have one thing in common: they’re passionate about Paris and love to share their side of the city with you! Get to know our Parisian bloggers and find the urban insiders who share your interests; their recommendations will guide you to the best things to do in Paris for you!

  • Write for Urbansider
    Have Your Own Paris Tips or Tales to Tell?

    We’d love to hear from you, whether you have a review recommendation or interest in writing a guest blog post.

    Local Paris Tour Guides, Artists, & Artisans

    Our hand-picked local partners are here to personally ensure you have an excellent Parisian experience. They’re happy to help you with everything from reserving your hotel to taking you on a one-of-a-kind guided tour of Paris. Whether you reserve their bespoke concierge services, artistic workshops, French cooking classes, or order their authentic artisanal items from our boutique, they’ll leave you with wonderful memories to take back home.

    Get Involved

    Join our Urbansider Paris Community
    If you’re passionate about Paris, there are several ways you can get involved with Urbansider. We’re always open to new collaborations, so whether you’re an artist, a writer, an influencer, a tour guide, a boutique travel agency, a local Paris business, or even a potential investor, we’d love to hear from you! Here a just a few different ways you can become part of the Urbansider family:

    • Get Social

      Connect with us on Instagram & Facebook

      Your photos: Follow us @urbansiderparis and use #urbansider on your photos of Paris for a chance to be featured in our Feature Friday story.

      Your story: Get featured in a post by sharing your personal Parisian experience with us through photos and a short text. Please contact us for more information on participating in our Facebook and Instagram Parisian Profile series.

    • Join the Club

      Exclusive Offers & Personalized Paris Content

      You’re unique and your Paris experience should be too. Create your free profile to save places to your to-do list and receive recommendations tailored to you!

      Join the Urbansider Club

    • Write for Us

      Found a favorite new rue in Paris, a cool hidden cocktail bar, or maybe an exceptional restaurant you’d like to recommend? Let us know and we’ll be happy to review it to see if it would be a good fit for our Urbansider Picks! We’ll also give you credit for the discovery, bien sûr!

      Would you like to share your expérience parisienne with others or explain your perception of Parisian culture? Or perhaps you have a few tips to help fellow travelers? Submit your texts for a chance to be published on our Paris travel blog. Merci d’avance !

      Are you a travel writer looking to share your love for Paris? Let us know if you’re interested in long-term collaborations to learn more.

    • Advertise with Us

      Promote Your Business on Urbansider

      Leverage Urbansider’s community and website traffic to promote your services and products. Boost your brand’s visibility and reach well-identified consumer targets.

      Download our Urbansider Media Kit for more information.

      • The Paris Marketplace

        Urbansider’s Experiences and online Boutique propose a hand-picked selection of Parisian products and services offered by trustworthy local partners. Urbansider offers a curated, city-themed marketplace of upscale products and quality services. 

      • Targeted Promotion

        Through sponsored reviews, featured blog posts, partner links, recommendation articles, and travel tips, Urbansider can offer brands and advertisers an ideal way to reach their target audiences and boost their traffic. Curated and moderated content guarantees quality reviews and protection against biased comments.

      Sound interesting? Get in touch and let’s discuss how we can boost your brand!

    • Invest in Urbansider

      Support Experience-Based Travel

      Our ambition is to become the preferred city trip platform for modern, connected travelers looking for authenticity as well as quality services and experiences. 

      In its first year of life, Urbansider blossomed,  establishing the brand in the city guide arena. Our audience has grown steadily, demonstrating a strong market interest for our quality, community-sourced, curated content. A strong social presence and active digital marketing efforts have put Urbansider on the map of touristic service platforms.

      Watch founder Guillaume Labendzki’s interview on TVFinance to know more about our positioning, our community, our ambitions, and our plans to reach our goals:

      How Can You Support Urbansider?

      From November through December 2019, Urbansider carried out a fundraising campaign to boost our commercial development and further expand our original concept.

      The crowdfunding campaign was open to all private investors eager to support our innovative and unique initiative. If you’re looking to invest in an undeniably attractive market, please contact us to discuss the equity funding opportunities we offer.