Travel Blogs from Paris, France

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A Little Wrench in Our Plans and Then to Versaille, Paris, France travel blog

A Little Wrench in Our Plans and Then to Versaille

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... at the train station we investigated a little further and found that our rail passes did work for the trains to the outer parts of Paris! So apparently on the first night we wasted 24 Euro on a train that we should have gotten for free. Someone at that ...

Louvre for Free? Try Again.....Catacombs Instead, Paris, France travel blog

Louvre for Free? Try Again.....Catacombs Instead

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... 'll probably be packed inside and very frustrating. So we left and would return the next day. We instead went to check out the Paris catacombs. When we got there another line was waiting for us, yaaaaaaaaa. We ended up waiting in this one for good because ...

A new breed of tourist? From ClubMed to graffiti, Paris, France travel blog

A new breed of tourist? From ClubMed to graffiti

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... exotic. The new tourism of the 21st century will be urban tourism, the discovery, or the re-discovery of great cities, like Paris or Amsterdam or London." Placing a trendy, new 172-bed hotel in the 20th arrondissement of Paris - the poorest, the most ...

Of Bike Tours and Shopping, Paris, France travel blog

Of Bike Tours and Shopping

A travel blog entry by janice

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Megan: We went on a really wicked bike tour and had so much fun. Our guide, Toby, was really cool and I was his official assistant guide. First we went down to the river and saw Notre Dame. We had some ice cream ... it was SO good; Mine tasted ...

Using your travel to your advantage for extra cash, Paris, France travel blog

Using your travel to your advantage for extra cash

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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One of the advantages of being away from home when traveling is that you can sometimes qualify for things you wouldn't get back home. For example in Asia, foreigners because of their pale complexion (and assumed wealth) travelers find they have an ...

Eating our way through France . . ., Chamonix, Provence, and Paris, France travel blog

Eating our way through France . . .

A travel blog entry by sharadnsusan

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... dinners prepared by our very hospitable and able hosts who spoke little English, but definitely knew the language of food. Paris, our final stop in France, was a delight on the senses. This city is nothing short of beautiful. It being our first time, ...

Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Paris

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... rooms plastered with enormous pictures of the little man. One also has a enormous phallus that was 'erected' in honour of France conquering Austria somewhere along the line. After wandering through the great halls and rooms of the palace you make your ...

In Which We Arrive, Paris, France travel blog

In Which We Arrive

A travel blog entry by janice

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... on a plane for a long time. I bought a souvenir for my sister! We went to two museums. One was about the history of Paris and one was about dolls. I think Paris is a lot more than I thought it would be. There are so many different patterns with ...

Skating in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Skating in Paris

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... clouds thinking about skating and what I would eat from the boulangeries, when I was reminded about one of the many things Paris was famous for..........shit. I guess my relatively new boots had to be christened at some point. The last section of the ...

Happy Canada Day!...From France!, Paris, France travel blog

Happy Canada Day!...From France!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... to an hour before the other hotel eventually emailed a confirmation number but they got us a room and we headed for the new place inside Paris. We managed our way through the subway system and finally got to the new hotel (which is just a short 5min walk) ...

Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Paris, France travel blog

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

A travel blog entry by jill_and_andy

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... is to never pass up an opportunity to let a local show you around. We were fortunate to have two such experiences in France and discovered that the country has much more to offer than the Eiffel Tower and overpriced crepes in Paris. As you may ...

So You Want to Rent a Car?, Paris, France travel blog

So You Want to Rent a Car?

A travel blog entry by janice

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... . My decision was to book the next three nights at the airport hotel where we were booked for our last night in France (the fourth night). This was not the most elegant solution, but probably the most convenient. Because I was becoming progressively ...

Bonjour, from Paris!, Paris, France travel blog

Bonjour, from Paris!

A travel blog entry by kangelo13

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... am also working as a freelance photographer part-time for a newspaper called le Figaro Etudiant and also working as a correspondent in France for EyePress, Asia's Photo-Press Agency. Life couldn't be better! We went to Normandy two weeks ago to visit ...

Have an Eiffel of Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Have an Eiffel of Paris

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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Our drive down to Paris went well, thanks to Tim, the GPS Steve had borrowed from his work. Mandy and I both fell asleep on the way down so Steve grabbed his camera and took some flattering photos of us. We decided we were going to stay just to the north ...

Tourist or travelers?, Paris, France travel blog

Tourist or travelers?

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Travelblogs.com recently asked readers to define what is a tourist and what is a traveler. I guess it comes down to your own self-perception, but let's face it, who these days wants to say 'I am a tourist'? It has so many bad connotations. Traveler ...

Paris!!!, Paris, France travel blog

Paris!!!

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... the Latin Quarter watching (or trying to stay out of the way of) the countless students buzzing in and out of the Sorbonne (France's version of Harvard or Oxford). We stopped to sample some of the best pastries that we have seen or had. They looked so ...

A Birthday in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

A Birthday in Paris

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... to many sites. We really liked being able to make our own coffee and have cereal and yogurt in the morning. Normally in France we spend the morning searching for coffee and a pastry and end up eating things which are unhealthy and having teeny tiny cups ...

A New Year in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

A New Year in Paris

A travel blog entry by kangelo13

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... to see all the costumes and masks and ride throught the canals on the gondolas. i am going to take some great photos while i'm there. paris is still cold, but the sun has been shining which makes me happy. at least now we are prepared for the cold, now ...

Paris drive-by, Paris, France travel blog

Paris drive-by

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(C) In Paris for just a day to share some luggage with our new friend Molly - who has agreed to let us leave some luggage at her apartment in the Marais.  Just a real short trip through Paris this time - but we plan to come back and get our ...

Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Paris

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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... , Nantes, Blois, Orleans and are currently in Paris. Whew. We're considering selling kidneys to cover the internet expenses in France. Nice: We arrived in Nice quite late and set about the now-familiar task of finding a room for the night. The ...

Back to Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Back to Paris

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... was bittersweet. We stayed in an actual hotel (thank you, travel partner!), had dinner at an Italian place (I know we were in France, but their food is NOT the best in Europe), and crammed 5 months of traveling back into our suitcases. Landing in Salt ...

Typical tourists, Paris, France travel blog

Typical tourists

A travel blog entry by collenberg

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After a day off from any art appreciation, we hit the Musee D'Orsay. An old, restored train station, the art was more delicately displayed than in the Louvre. The pieces were granted the space they deserved instead of stacked one atop the other. Tons ...

Excerpts from Song of the Open Road by Whitman, Paris, France travel blog

Excerpts from Song of the Open Road by Whitman

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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A gift from a tour mate from Iran, this inspiring poem by Walt Whitman, Song of the Open Road must be left behind due to space restrictions in my bag...but not before sharing some excerpts: Afoot and light-hearted, I take to the open road, ...

It's raining again!, Paris, France travel blog

It's raining again!

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... 't care.  She thinks I am whining.  I'm going to poke a hole in her sleeping pad.  Oh yeah, and Paris is cool.  I especially liked the Louvre cause we spent many hours there wandering the halls looking at the paintings.  Such an ...

Intro to Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Intro to Paris

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... being q tzo finger typist becquse the French hqve decided to ,ix up qll the letters on the keyboqrd1 Well, I've arrived in Paris, feeling a little better from two nights ago. The cold and flu tablets are working great. My train left Berlin at ...

Bonne Annee, Paris, France travel blog

Bonne Annee

A travel blog entry by collenberg

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... the lines took forever, but it was amazing. Good view of the City of Lights from the top! Like a lot of the Paris attractions though, being around it, experiencing it externally was almost as spectacular as doing it, being in it... I'm already ...

Cheap airfares: calm before the storm?, Paris, France travel blog

Cheap airfares: calm before the storm?

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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You've got to wonder at the cheap flights these days. These 'economic crisis' days. First there was Southwest airlines in the US with fares from 49$, including $99 coast to coast. Now other airlines around the world are following, with cheap ...

An Interview with Megan, Paris, France travel blog

An Interview with Megan

A travel blog entry by janice

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... , Megan, how are you enjoying Paris? Megan: I'm enjoying it a lot and it is wicked. J: What's different about Paris? M: Everything. The traffic is much busier than Toronto. The buildings are older. The food is tastier. My favourite would ...

Notre Dame, Eifel Tower and Croissants, Paris, France travel blog

Notre Dame, Eifel Tower and Croissants

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... risked demolition in 1909 due to local dissatisfaction. Thankfully, it has survied for it gives an unbelievable view of all of Paris... a beautiful city by any stretch of the imagination. Major sights such as the Arc can be viewed quite well from this ...

Hazy, Paris, France travel blog

Hazy

A travel blog entry by collenberg

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... after all. Good taste, great clothes and lots of cute gay boys. Only had one lesbian sighting - so sadly underrepresented in Gay Paris! Decided on some street crepes and a night stroll by the Notre Dame - just as looming in the night spotlights. A ...

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