Eurostar Check-in at Gare du Nord

Eurostar Paris

The Eurostar Check in Procedure at Paris Gare du Nord is Easy and Painless: Our recent trip to Europe was an interesting one from a luggage perspective. Apart from our mobile office and camera equipment, we had clothing and shoes for the cold weather in Paris, smart clothing for our two-week boutique river cruise, walking […]

Wine Tasting in Paris at O’Chateau

O-Chateau Paris

Enjoy French Wine-Tasting in the Heart of Paris at O’Chateau : For anyone interested in tasting French wines during their holiday in Paris, O Chateau is a wine-tasting company that offers visitors the opportunity to learn about French wines and engage in wine-tasting in the heart of Paris. O Chateau was one of the attractions […]

Living Like a Local in our Paris Apartment

Apartment in Paris

Renting a Paris Apartment was a New Experience that Worked out Well: After many hours of searching for a Paris apartment, I finally settled on booking Olivier’s apartment through the VRBO network. When you haven’t rented apartments directly from strangers in the past, you get a bit uncertain about making a commitment, especially for a […]

Booking your Paris Apartment

Apartment in Paris

Booking your Paris Apartment Requires Some Work if You Want the Right Apartment: Over the past years, our visits to Paris have always been short trips of no more than a week and like the majority of visitors, we have always used hotels for our Paris accommodation. But for this trip, where we will be […]

Le Temps des Cerises – A Popular Marais Bistrot

Le Temps de Cerises

Le Temps des Cerises is a Marais Restaurant with Interesting and Good Food: Le Temps des Cerises is another of our neighbourhood Marais bistrot-wine bar and one that is very popular with locals and tourists alike. No matter what time of day, morning, lunch or dinner, there are always customers hanging around this Marais restaurant. […]

Père-Lachaise – The World’s Most Visited Cemetery

Père-Lachaise Cemetery

A Visit to Père-Lachaise, the World’s Most Famous Cemetery: With more than two million visitors a year, Père-Lachaise is said to be one of the most visited cemeteries in the world and this afternoon, as the rain storm cleared away, we made our way to 20th arrondissement in the east of Paris. The main entrance […]

An Excellent Airport Transfer by Paris-Shuttle

Charles de Gaulle Airport

Charles de Gaulle – Paris Airport Shuttle: For our arrival in Paris, I wanted to book a shuttle from Charles de Gaulle Airport to our apartment in the Marais district. It’s been a few years since we’ve travelled to Paris and the Viator shuttle that we would normally use only delivers passengers to hotels and […]

A Fascinating Visit to the Paris Chocolate Museum

Paris chocolate museum

The Musée Gourmand du Chocolat Has 4,000 Years of Cocoa History: We normally wouldn’t have gone to a chocolate museum like the Musée Gourmand du Chocolat as on the surface, it seems like something that’s been created just for tourists.  However, it was one of the free attractions in our Paris Pass and so we called […]

Paris by Arrondissement – 2e Arrondissement

Galerie Vivienne

Paris 2nd Arrondissement is Home to the Historic Paris Bourse and the Banking Sector: Located on the right bank of the Seine River, the 2e arrondissement or 2nd arrondissement is home to the historic Paris Bourse and a large number of bank and airlines head offices, making this Paris district primarily a business zone. 2nd […]