As both a student and freelance writer in Paris, I've long relied on several of the city's cafes (including the one pictured) as secondary offices: places for inspiration, head-scratching, laid-back service, and (cheap) espresso-sipping. Free wi-fi was also a necessity, most of the time. If you're a student passing through town, or a vagabond-worker type looking for a good, friendly place to set up shop for a few hours, enjoy inexpensive coffee or food, make sure to browse and bookmark About.com Paris Travel Contributor Gus Turner's feature profiling the best student-friendly cafes in Paris. A recent graduate himself, Gus knows how to spot a good place to hang his coat and take out his laptop...
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Image: Au Chat Noir cafe is a personal favorite cafe. ©2006 Phasme. Some rights reserved under the Creative Commons License.