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Travel Blogs from Paris
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Paris is an amazing city full of history, culture and beautiful scenery. We saw a ton of stuff in 5 short days. If you don't want to do as much walking as we did, you would need more days or would need to see less. I am surprised at what we did manage to fit in and that I did not give up earlier ...
13/9/2014. Saturday We are in Paris now. We left Glasgow this morning - we had to wait at the airport for longer than the flight took! We travelled by Easy jet & it was all uneventful. When we got to the airport in Paris we had to ring the owner of the apartment we are staying in. Fortunately there was an American accent on the answering machine. And Isis then texted me to say she would meet us here at the apartment. We then went to get a taxi & got ...
... s paradise filled with old and new editions. It was certainly crowded, and a bit of tourist trap, but we were certainly pleased that we went there. Mary was under strict orders not to mention her Kindle within those four walls.
We then took a further wander round the St Michel area, with Brian having a decadent waffle filled with syrupy caramel before we wended our weary way back to our hotel.
We were each actually hanging out for ...
Or in my case, a day with diarrhea in Paris is still a day in Paris... TMI?
Paris is scenic. Not as covered in poo as I remembered but it still smells like wee. The people are a lot nicer than I remembered too, but as a friend said, you have to show an inclination to murder their language. They love it.
We arrived earlier than expected in Paris, but our landlady was kind enough to let us in anyway. It was an awesome and comfortable flat. Odiele left ...
... leadership of France, that Hellmouth became terribly real and awful. And there was no Buffy to save them.
Beers had : None. Instead we splashed out on a drop of fine French champagne. It would have been a shame not to.
Satnav report : Mixed. The journey into Versailles was reasonably easy, albeit a bit stressy with lots of cars and lanes and junctions. The fine detail of finding the hotel was harder, but we got to see more of the streets of Versalles in the process.
Other places to stay in Paris
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $188
- Very impressed
- Just ok
- Fabulous stay
Opéra, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $421
- Among the best location in Paris
- Wonderful Stay at IC Grand Paris
- Good Base to See Paris
14 Rue du Theatre , Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $165
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $137
- Just Fine
- Nice, clean, new, decent location
- Loved This Place
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $287
- Another great stay at an International Hilton
- Great for Families
- Loved it!
Batignolles-Monceau, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $203
- Never ever going back
- Yes we would go back there
- Paris getting it right
Louvre, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $420
- Agree with the mediocre assessment
- Wonderful Location!!!
- Location! Location! Location!
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $156
Pigalle, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $317
- Great Location in a wonderful city
- Good and bad points
- Lovely hotel convenient to shopping
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $209
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $362
- Really quite nice
- The nightmare Hilton
- New Hilton Great Inside
Luxembourg, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- Lots of work to be done
- Lovely Springtime in Paris
- Sooooo under rated!
Parc Monceau, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- Surely the Best Hotel View in Paris?
- Terrible Service spoiled a good location
- A disappointing stay
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $207
- Cant beat this top hotel
- Great Location and service!
- Just OK
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $207
- Good hotel
- Great Location and Close to the Metro Line: Average for a 4 Star
- Ok hotel
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $238
- Good Location
- Ask for a room facing the street
- Not a 4 star hotel
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $204
- Good Times in Paris
- Very nice
- Very nice
Observatoire, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- Okay, but not great
- Decent 4*
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $133
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $177
- Other Guests Noisy, Family Got No Sleep
- Lovely hotel
- Small,but clean and friendly
Louvre/Opera, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $263
- Noisy, stuffy.Avoid
- Good Hotel and Excellent Location
- Not even close to 4 star
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $207
- Nice place
- Good location
- A taste of France
Georges Pompidou, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $174
Gare du Nord, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $156
Pigalle, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $390
- Enjoyed the stay
- Decent Hotel, Great Location
- Not a 5 Star hotel!!!
Entrepôt, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $159