Travel Blogs from Paris
... s a sight to see, easily the tallest building in the immediate area. It’s a little hard to capture it all so close up, but we made do.
From the Eiffel Tower you ...
Just finishing up our first of five and a half things! Things we learned in London...you need to "mind the gap", if you like something it's brilliant",. Now we pop over to Paris Preparing our blog while riding the Chunnel to Paris. It's a 2 1/2 hour ride. Wheee! Bon jour! Arrived in Paris by the Chunnel. Fast, we were underground just a short time. Landscape went by very fast but looked like home. ...
... behind glass (getting all reflection) without even looking at the item or knowing what it is. We saw a guy video taping his walk from the bus to an attraction queue point. Theres people posing vainly or just stupidly next to insignificant or unremarkable objects (ever seen someone do the peace symbol in a photo before?). Oh, and theres girls adjusting their fringe and taking a selfie at an amazing location with none of the location featuring in the photo.
Then theres the ...
... and Musse d'Orsay. Checking out Monet and his mates. No photos allowed but great to take a look at. At the MO as we like to call it now there was a massive line! Bring on the Paris Pass. We ducked around to a guard who had nothing to do and no people around him and asked in English if this was the way in and showed our passes and he looked at us and thought for a few seconds then directed us through - sweet, that saved about and hour+ of waiting (Joie, ...
... Metro was Poilane's bakery where we bought some magnificent apple pastries, pain a chocolat and some le pain petit.
We then ventured up the street to find a café for a caffeine fix and duely devoured these delightful yeast concoctions.
Back to the shops - Sue has searched all over France for a pair of white sandals, all to no avail thus far. Today was no exception....we must have eyeballed 25+ shoe ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Franklin Paris
Other places to stay in Paris
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $175
- Very impressed
- Just ok
- Fabulous stay
Opéra, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $405
- 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 $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
- Sooooo under rated!
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $408
- Really quite nice
- The nightmare Hilton
- 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