Travel Blogs from Paris
... we stopped for ice cream and crepes...yum!! We explored for a little more and after about 6 hours of Versailles, we headed back to the train station. First though, gotta pick up some baguette sandwiches and pastries at Class' Croutes...we can't complain about the food! The train was insanely packed...and I mean like shoulder to shoulder, standing room only...and Paris isn't exactly known for it's pleasant smells so, we saved our food and broke it out ...
... notice that it is very flat with no opportunities to see a view, except from here and Sacre Couer, which is in one of the photos. Lots of locals walking, running, walking dogs and playing with kids. So green and lush.
Early start tomorrow as I have a flight to Rome, not sure what my wifi will be like, so could be a while between posts.
... was pleased with my ability to employ broken French after many years without practice, as she spoke no English. After giving us a tour of the apartment, she was on her way. Following a quick sieste, we went out to check out our neighbourhood and pick up some groceries, including a massive 2 kg wheel of miche bread at a bakery called La Poilane that Rachelle had read about in the New Yorker magazine. We then enjoyed a quiet (and extremely French) dinner of wine, bread, and ...
... are having a wonderful time and yesterday travelled from Alsace where we stayed in a beautiful village which certainly deserves its classification as one of the most beautiful villages of France. We had a beautiful apartment in a restored 15th century building, which was only 2 mins walk down a little cobbled road heading out to the old wall from the main cobbled road through town. We really relaxed there and didn't do much travelling out of the town. Lots of wandering, ...
... however, were delighted with the various individuals wands from the Harry Potter books (probably cost more than Harry paid for the original though).
After a day in Paris, so that Chris and the boys fit in a little better, I've been toying with the idea of purchasing some new polo shirts, slip-ons, and navy knit wear to tie around their necks.......
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Franklin Paris
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
Luxembourg, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- Lots of work to be done
- Lovely Springtime in Paris
- Sooooo under rated!
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $362
- Really quite nice
- The nightmare Hilton
- New Hilton Great Inside
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