Travel Blogs from Paris
... Hotel de Ville, an imposing building with its large square and the Pompidou Museum not far away. The Jewish quarter along the Rue des Rosiers was packed with locals queuing up for falafels and kosher takeaway food. Jewish traders were selling a particular kind of produce on the street in relation to a religious festival this weekend. We strolled through the Musee Carnavalet to view historical artifacts from Paris' ...
... Pictures of this thing to follow.
Now we're heading out to the night bus tour, open top. Mom should like that but I have to wake her. She's out!
Pics tomorrow when we have more time but all is well, sort of. Oh, we ate at a sidewalk cafe. I had French onion soup with cheese in France and Mom had a salad. Then we walked to the Eiffel Tower two blocks away from hotel.
... and lights on the tower and fireworks of every shape and colour. We have never seen anything like it before and the atmosphere of thousands of people celebrating around the iconic tower was unforgettable.
Walking home was another experience in itself, we just got moved along in the tide of people ...... I must look up how many they estimate attend the fireworks. Not many hours to sleep before our big travel day, but the big night out was so worth it!
... we were slightly worried!! All came good though.We eventually got there, and wow did it live up to expectations!
It was incredible! Going up to the very top on the roof was spectacular but SO cold. Simon stayed for more photos but I went back down to the enclosed part. We had planned to get dessert at the cafe in it - but it closed as we went to order! Stupid!! We enjoyed the views for quite some time before deciding to head back. We had an amazing anniversary in Paris - one that will be hard to surpass. ...
... and went to Dallyous a famous patisserie had had some decadent cakes for afternoon tea.
On our last night Sophie came with us to see a one man comedy show entitled 'how to become a Parisian in 1 hour’ this was a humorous look at how to behave like a true Parisian in a range of different circumstances such as in a shop, in a night club, on the metro, etc… it was hilarious and Sophie said that most of the things he said was soo true!
We had ...
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Other places to stay in Paris
Opéra, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $405
- Among the best location in Paris
- Wonderful Stay at IC Grand Paris
- Good Base to See Paris
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $175
- Very impressed
- Just ok
- Fabulous stay
14 Rue du Theatre , Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $162
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $269
- Another great stay at an International Hilton
- Great for Families
- Loved it!
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- Just Fine
- Nice, clean, new, decent location
- Loved This Place
Batignolles-Monceau, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $198
- Never ever going back
- Yes we would go back there
- Paris getting it right
Louvre, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $353
- Agree with the mediocre assessment
- Wonderful Location!!!
- Location! Location! Location!
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $155
Pigalle, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $331
- Great Location in a wonderful city
- Good and bad points
- Lovely hotel convenient to shopping
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $193
Luxembourg, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $280
- Lots of work to be done
- Lovely Springtime in Paris
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Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $408
- Really quite nice
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- New Hilton Great Inside
Parc Monceau, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $194
- 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 $201
- Good hotel
- Great Location and Close to the Metro Line: Average for a 4 Star
- Ok hotel
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $205
- Good Location
- Ask for a room facing the street
- Not a 4 star hotel
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $194
- Good Times in Paris
- Very nice
- Very nice
Observatoire, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $211
- Okay, but not great
- Decent 4*
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $112
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $235
- Other Guests Noisy, Family Got No Sleep
- Lovely hotel
- Small,but clean and friendly
Louvre/Opera, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $233
- Noisy, stuffy.Avoid
- Good Hotel and Excellent Location
- Not even close to 4 star
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $181
- Nice place
- Good location
- A taste of France
Georges Pompidou, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $180
Gare du Nord, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $126
Pigalle, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $367
- Enjoyed the stay
- Decent Hotel, Great Location
- Not a 5 Star hotel!!!
Entrepôt, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $148