14/08/2014 12:41 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Five Things That Happen When... You Visit Paris

Ahh Paris. Is there anywhere more romantic? More chic? More, er, French? You have all these grand ideas of what you'll do when you visit the iconic city, but in reality as soon as you set foot on Parisian soil you totally lose your head and become a slave to carbs and love affairs. And you become the worst type of tourist.

If you've ever been to Paris you've probably done the following...

five things that happen when you visit paris

1. You start smoking. It doesn't matter if you've never so much as looked at a cigarette before, as soon as you spend more than two minutes sitting in a red and white wicker chair outside a Parisian cafe you'll be lighting up a skinny Vogue fag as if you've been harbouring a 20-a-day habit for the last decade.

2. Carbs become your BFF. There's no other place in the world where you'd dream of stuffing your grill with carbs for breakfast, lunch and dinner (and all the snacks in between). But what else can you do in the country that made chocolate bread a thing? Plus it would be totally rude to leave the baguette's worth of pain that came alongside your 9523FFEB00&videoControlDisplayColor=%23191919&shuffle=0&isAP=1"> A Native's Tour of Paris