- The 6 B'sIn honor of the 6 B's presentations this past weekend, I thought I'd post how I have been putting them to use. The 6 B's are Rotary's alternative to the 4 D's which are no drinking, driving, dating, or drugs. Posted by rachelkronk in Rachel's Rotary Blog | Nov 9, 2015
- Paris Markets: Part 6Another Sunday; another market to explore. I'm going to run out of Sundays long before I run out of markets. To add to my challenge, next week many of the Christmas markets will open. No big surprise, but I have Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Nov 8, 2015
- Paris: Neighborhood WalkEvery neighborhood in any city has its own unique atmosphere. My temporary home in Paris is no exception. I currently live on the western edge of the 4th arrondissement in an area known as Beaubourg, a short block away from Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Nov 5, 2015
- Paris: The City of Light Gets Everything Right The list of things that are better in Paris is almost infinite. The food is fantastic, the wines are world-class, the clothes are cutting-edge, and the macarons are magnifique. But what you might not know is that all Posted by TraceyG in Escape From New York | Nov 3, 2015
- Perfume in ParisI adore perfume. I find scents seductive and, of course, they are designed to seduce. We all seem to be attracted to different types of fragrance; florals, orientals, fruits and naturals for example. To make perfume even more interesting, scents Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Nov 2, 2015
- Paris Markets: Part 5This is my favorite food street in Paris. Not technically a market, Rue Lepic is a market street. I lived a few blocks away from Rue Lepic when I spent a month in Paris last January. My apartment now is Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Nov 1, 2015
- October 20 Day 8Day 2 in Paris
Today we have tickets for the Orley. Even with tickets the line was 1/2 hour to get in, probably because it was closed yesterday and the Louvre is closed today.
Spent two hours enjoying the paintings and Posted by CheryleB in 2015 Adventure | Nov 1, 2015
- October 19 Day 7Day 7 - Paris
Up and off to the Louvre. The Louvre is a LARGE A shaped building where the top of the A is flattened.
There are many staircases taking you down half floors, to opposite sides of the floor Posted by CheryleB in 2015 Adventure | Nov 1, 2015
- October 18 Day 6Day 6 and we are off to Paris
Up at 3am and out of the apartment by 3:45.
I was surprised that there were a few people out and about, including one young couple trying to walk straight, alternately staggering and holding Posted by CheryleB in 2015 Adventure | Nov 1, 2015
- Paris: The Covered Passages 2There are more passages to explore than there is time in one day. Two that follow the Passage des Panoramas are just off the Boulevard Montmartre not far from the Opera Garnier and the Grand Boulevard where the wonderful Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Oct 31, 2015
- To the Med and beyondSo we left our new found pals and had a couple of quiet nights testing the liver. Moving steadily south, we encountered a lack of decent Aires to camp at; they wanted to change us proper money to stay.
We Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Oct 31, 2015
- Paris: The Covered PassagesMy flanerie (aimless wandering) got a bit of guidance in a walking tour of some of the many covered passages in central Paris. These delightful, nearly secret--at least to tourists--places hide lovely boutiques, bookstores, restaurants, and even ap Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Oct 28, 2015
- ....to Paris and the final countdownWe are up packed and good to go ...one more bye bye to Sue & Bob.
The boulangerie next door which has been closed since we got there is open and boy do they have some lovely breads and pastries....stock up Posted by marcofisher in France and Spain 2015 | Oct 27, 2015
- Fairytale Castles and meeting new friendsThe day started off in Carcassonne which has the most beautiful Fairytale Castle, it is huge. The main entrance led us into a courtyard with another entrance and there were cobbled streets ,old houses and street musicians and shopkeepers all Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Oct 26, 2015
- After CahorsMidi Pyrenees starts at the River Lot and what a difference.
Bastides, fortified towns and houses, guess who built them, yep we did when we 'owned' this area.
The whole feel of the area was one of a poorer community, with lots Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Oct 26, 2015
- Southern FranceAgain a change in scenery, away from bare mountain slopes and into vineyards on the flat.
To continue Jacqui's year of conquering he height fear we decided to travel over the Millau Bridge. An incredible feat of engineering and known as Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Oct 26, 2015
- Why Paris?Last year I spent a month in Paris. Now, in the fall of 2015, I am here for two months. I am continually asked, "Why Paris?" Even though I'm a writer, I can't really explain or answer in words. Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Oct 26, 2015
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Deux semaines de vacances tous les sept semaines est certainement une idée extraordinaire. vacances commence Vendredi et là-bas est une fête sur la place principale de Caen. Je deviner ce que presq Posted by rachelkronk in Rachel's Rotary Blog | Oct 25, 2015
- Day 2: 23rd OctThanks to some incredible black out blinds and an exceedingly quiet hotel we had a good lie in until 8am. We had a surprisingly tasty breakfast at the train station before heading to Gare du Nord station. We Posted by scotia174 in 2015 | Oct 23, 2015
- Strasbourg with FriendsOoh, how I love France. The food, the buildings, the history, the beautiful language, the culture. THE FOOD. More on that later. When Taylor's childhood friend Dan suggested we meet up for a weekend in France, Posted by katie.lewis in 3 Mannheimers and a Baby | Oct 25, 2015
- Day 1: 22nd OctWe caught the 6:30am flight from Edinburgh to Paris and arrived in Paris in time for breakfast! Our first stop was the Pullman hotel which is a brand new hotel based at the airport. It had only been Posted by scotia174 in 2015 | Oct 22, 2015
- Les Marchés de ParisHistory, culture and necessity coalesce in the more than ninety markets dotted throughout the city of Paris. Some marketplaces can be traced back a thousand years or more while others inhabit historically significant sites like the one on the Blvd. Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Oct 25, 2015
- Paris Markets: Part 4All the days I have spent wandering around aimlessly in Paris, I never knew there was a name for it. I am apparently a flaneuse: a woman who wanders in Paris with no particular destination in mind. Edmund White Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Oct 25, 2015
- Paris Markets Part 3Les Halles was a legendary market that no longer exists. It was once the most popular and thriving market in Paris. The area now is a combination of old and new. The architecturally controversial Pompidou Center straddles one side of Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Oct 24, 2015
- The Streets of ParisWe’ve been doing the sights of Paris for the past few days - the Eiffel Tower, Notre- Dame, the Arc de Triomphe etc. and even Disneyland with the grandchildren– but decided not to bore you with images of such well Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Oct 24, 2015