AUX SALONS DE PARIS
Travel Blogs from Paris
... our wellies all this way there was not nearly enough rain to justify wearing them. Each day we had a walk through the Eiffel Tower gardens to get to and from the festival and yet again the festival itself was brilliant. Good food, good wine and brilliant music. Bloc Party, Black Keys, Placebo, Green Day, Foster the People, The Shins and the amazing Noel Gallagher.
So festival done and we are on the move again, this time closer to Pigalle for a different ...
... was done on the canvas. Running through this place is not recommended, due to the fact that great collections like this don’t exist everywhere in the world. In fact, only but a handful are in the same class as that of the Orsay Museum. After we got our art fix for the day, we chose to make one last pit stop for food before we got back on the subway home.
Like any major city, the restaurants in the heart of the city center are fine and cater mainly to the ...
try as we may to set out early todasy, we were just so tired and didn,t get outside until about 11am. mind, it is quite hard to leave our sweet little apartment. tucked upnin here we can kinda pretend we actually belong here.
when we finally ventured out weather was gloomy and I totally misjudged it, thinking it wouldn,t rain. ha. we boarded another hop-on hop-off bus and sat up top to see ...
... stretch my legs out when I wanted and easily access the toilets without climbing over someone.
The first couple hours of the flight were good. We had something to eat, and I was able to watch "New Girl", a series my sisters had told me was really funny and that reminded them of me. 4 episodes in and suddenly an error message comes on the screen and that error message stayed there for the entire 14 hour flight. I noticed the passenger to my right and those sitting in the ...
... Sacre-Coeur. We walked through the streets below the basilica (and successfully avoided all the scams – would I really want to buy a piece of string from a random person who wants to chase me down and put it on me 'just because? Honestly), and then took the funicular up to the top where the basilica is. At the top there is a fantastic panoramic view of Paris, and of course the basilica itself. We wandered into Sacre Coeur, which is gorgeous, albeit ...
Other places to stay in Paris
Opéra, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $382
- Among the best location in Paris
- Wonderful Stay at IC Grand Paris
- Good Base to See Paris
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- Very impressed
- Just ok
- Fabulous stay
14 Rue du Theatre , Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $158
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $207
- Another great stay at an International Hilton
- Great for Families
- Loved it!
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $133
- Just Fine
- Nice, clean, new, decent location
- Loved This Place
Louvre, Paris | 4 star hotel
- Agree with the mediocre assessment
- Wonderful Location!!!
- Location! Location! Location!
Batignolles-Monceau, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $177
- Never ever going back
- Yes we would go back there
- Paris getting it right
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $145
Pigalle, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $190
- Great Location in a wonderful city
- Good and bad points
- Lovely hotel convenient to shopping
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $185
Luxembourg, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $255
- Lots of work to be done
- Lovely Springtime in Paris
- Sooooo under rated!
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotel
- Really quite nice
- The nightmare Hilton
- New Hilton Great Inside
Parc Monceau, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $185
- Surely the Best Hotel View in Paris?
- Terrible Service spoiled a good location
- A disappointing stay
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Cant beat this top hotel
- Great Location and service!
- Just OK
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Good hotel
- Great Location and Close to the Metro Line: Average for a 4 Star
- Ok hotel
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- Good Location
- Ask for a room facing the street
- Not a 4 star hotel
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- Good Times in Paris
- Very nice
- Very nice
Observatoire, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $175
- Okay, but not great
- Decent 4*
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $168
- Other Guests Noisy, Family Got No Sleep
- Lovely hotel
- Small,but clean and friendly
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $114
Louvre/Opera, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $256
- Noisy, stuffy.Avoid
- Good Hotel and Excellent Location
- Not even close to 4 star
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $129
- Nice place
- Good location
- A taste of France
Georges Pompidou, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $170
Gare du Nord, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $149
Pigalle, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $367
- Enjoyed the stay
- Decent Hotel, Great Location
- Not a 5 Star hotel!!!
Entrepôt, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $146