Travel Blogs from Paris
Bonjour! Mon nom est Maree. Je suis Australien. Parlez-vous anglais? Merci.
Right, that's the sum total of my French so we'll be having no more of that!
I will be your tour blogger for this trip and, along with our photographer John, will keep you up to date with what we've been up to.
It is now 7am in Paris, 8 hours behind you on the east coast of Australia. The flight with most of the group is due to land in about 20 minutes, ...
... the terrace of the Comodie restaurant which is a Maastricht icon and hard to find a terrace seat. Very nice white wine and people watching. Around 8:00 we met Lucky and Claire's friends Jill and Max at an Indonesian restaurant on Rectstaat right below Jill and Max's apt. The food was so so but the evening was very nice. We had a chance to talk with Daan(Lucky) but one t as much as I would have liked. He seems very nice but a bit quiet. We had met Jill before on the last ...
... The kids were so excited when we got to the summit, it was great to see. Colder than you can imagine though. Thought we would spend the afternoon at the Louvre, but it was closed today. Looks like we are going tomorrow instead. Took the kids for a walk tonight down to the Moulin Rouge, funny how quiet they were walking down the street past all the red light shops. Took some great pictures, had fun playing on the subway vent ...
... roof and the gardens were fabulous!! Wandered around doing a bit of shopping (no more budget airlines to worry about luggage weight as I am catching the Eurostar to London!!) and came across the Luxembourg Gardens - absolutely gorgeous. I love the way they have seats that anyone can use (not like Green Park where you are charged for your deck chair) and they have small wooden boats in the lake that children can play with - moving them on with little ...
... leaving our things at the hotel and taking a bath we went out to see the "Tour Eiffel" but it was also difficult to get there because we didn't know very well what metro stations we have to take and off course we get lost sometimes but we didn't panic and we search the way to get there.
All was worth it when we finally saw the Tour Eiffel and the other places near it.
I'm glad I've had this ...
TripAdvisor Reviews L'Oiseau Bleu Paris
Other places to stay in Paris
Opéra, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $421
- Among the best location in Paris
- Wonderful Stay at IC Grand Paris
- Good Base to See Paris
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $188
- Very impressed
- Just ok
- Fabulous stay
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