Tag: Paris

Paris Myths Uncovered

  So many people want to tell you their horror stories about Paris but you never seem to get the good stuff.  Actually, for the sake of full disclosure I had 2 friends tell me some good stories but 90% were negative and even from people that never visited the city! Well, I want to

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Paris Day Trips- Castles, Abbeys and VIATOR

  We wanted to venture out of Paris so we planned 2 different day trips with a tour company.  The company shall remain NAMELESS because both trips were substandard at best  and I don’t want to give them any advertising.  They were also costly just to add insult to injury.  They were  booked through Viator which

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Paris to Versailles DIY (Do-It-Yourself Guide)

Today we decided to visit Chateau de Versailles.  We debated whether we would take a tour or attempt the trip ourselves.  I won’t lie I am a bit of a princess.  Okay let’s be real, I’m actually a queen so I would much rather be picked up at my door and be dropped off at

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Paris-(Mona Lisa, Love Locks and 284 Stairs)

Yes, we saw her.  It wasn’t as crowded as we thought so we walked right up front. Before I go on about The Louvre..here she is- barricaded in glass and behind a wooden barricade—Ladies and Gentleman….The Mona Lisa.  She’s a little thing, I thought she would be so much bigger. Okay now to my DO’S

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Paris- (Notre Dame, Sainte-Chapelle and City Tour) 

BONJOUR!  We were up early thanks to Mr. Trash Truck at 6:45 am.  We had breakfast in our hotel of croissants and coffee, which is  a requirement in Paris I think.    This is the coffee it looked like syrup and tasted like it too.  Mike loved it obviously I didn’t. I had heart palpitations

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Starting it off with 10 Days in Paris

Well, it’s finally here the official start of our retirement adventures! We have been itching to get on a plane and start traveling since we retired a month ago. Let me just pause for a station break and say, I dislike the term “retirement” because it always conjures up this image of two old people

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