Paris Delights: Outstanding Week In The City

paris delights our week in the city

Depending on your take, Paris, the City of Lights or Love holds a special place in the hearts of many travelers, including Federico and me. With its timeless charm and unparalleled beauty, it never fails to enchant. This will be an image-heavy post :-). The last time we were there was over six years ago …

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Paris In A Day Via The Eurostar From London!

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Paris, I love you! A few months ago, we were in London and decided on a spur of the moment excursion. We decided on a trip to Paris vis Eurostar. We took the Eurostar train for the little over two hour journey. We arrived at Gare du Nord station in Paris about 10am, which was …

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Why Fear Should Have Your ears, Not Your Balls & Podcast

why fear can have your ears, not your balls

Updated: Sep 19, 2019 @ 10:54 AM

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You don’t want to miss gorgeous sites like this if you can help it.

Why fear should have your ears, not your balls you ask? I will do my best to explain why. With the recent events that have happened not just in western countries like Brussels and Paris but also in far-flung third world countries such as Ivory Coast, Kenya and  Istanbul.

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It would be impossible to say that fear is not at the forefront of every traveler’s thoughts. We are only human. To us and hopefully to you, life is still a precious thing. The same thing can not be said for the cowardly terrorists that are sprouting up like weeds all over the world.

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Paris Postcard – Fab Friday Find

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Paris Postcard from Zoe

This Paris postcard was sent to me by a girl named Zoe. Looking from the date, it is from 1998. As with everything with me, there is a story behind it :-). My best friend Steph and l had gone to Paris for a little vacation. In the good old days, you just showed up at a place and then found a hotel. Unbeknown to us, there was a huge, no make that massive convention/protest (never found out what it was!) in Paris! Traffic ground to a stop kind of thing. Impossible to get a cab,  or get on the train. Maddening crowds. We were totally screwed. We ended up finding a room at this wickedly over priced hotel. If memory serves me right, the room was about the size of my thumb nail and cost us about $330 for the night! The room smelled and you had to walk on the bed to get to the minuscule bathroom. We were exhausted after our 3-4 hour search and went right to bed.

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