Hotel Akena Maurepas
Travel Blogs from Paris
... was actually a really great experience even though I feel like I massively overpaid for fish and chips (even if they were delicious). Paris is SOOOOO expensive. For example: my drink of choice at the Medford Starbucks is about $3.25. Over here it is $5.50!! I’m just lucky the Euro isn’t stronger right now.
From the market I made my way to Musee Marmottan Monet where there were mostly non-Monet paintings despite the name. The museum was the ...
... Petersburg line but it really wasn't too bad. The Louvre made me nervous though, but I had said from the outset that I didn't mind waiting in line if I was at the front of the line, just waiting for the place to open. So we pre-purchased tickets (which our Hotel had already - awesome) and we rocked up a little over an hour before opening (0750, museum opens at 0900). I was a bit perturbed as we approached since there were already about 50 people standing in line, and I was ...
... is pretty gutless. I am presently sitting on the transponder to get a strong enough signal do this blog update. I will have to put photos on from the iPad rather then the camera which gives me less selection. Seth Krugel of the Frugal Traveller in the NYTimes I am not.
It is very warm here in Paris. Supposedly on Wednesday it is going up to 37 degrees. I am slowly having to drop ...
... easier now with Internet so you can pre-plan easily and we don't carry a smart phone. We discovered MERCURE hotel chain last year in Strasbourge, so booked one that is very close to the new Philharminic where we are going tomorrow night. So when I booked the hotel, you just click on directions and say METRO and your start point and it gives you the route. I took a map of the Metro to Staples and had it blown ...
Thursday, September 11
Breakfast at Exki on the Boulevard des Italiens, around the corner from the hotel. Barry and I had discovered this little café while on our honeymoon and ate several light meals here. Part of a chain, Exki offers delicious food made with natural, mostly organic products. So instead of the expensive hotel breakfast, we enjoyed fresh juices, yogurt with granola, and ...
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