I figured that three months would not be enough time to figure out the bureaucracy of France Telecom and who knows who else to get internet access in our apartment. I was trolling around the internet and stumbled across this awesome tool that shows both public (i.e., free) and paid WiFi locations world-wide.
I zoomed into Paris and "our street" and was surprised and happy to see two free WiFi locations near our place. One is at the little restaurant a couple of doors down from our apartment - awesome! In case you ever want to check out WiFi access where you'll be traveling here's the tool that I used: http://www.jiwire.com/.
I was pretty hopeful at the outset that getting easy WiFi access wouldn't be too hard. Afterall, I do have previous experiences with this in Paris...
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