Paris

  When I found out that I was going to get the chance to go to France, I was very excited. I'd never been out of the country before and here I was about to travel across the world.  We departed from the Philadelphia International Airport at 6 PM and arrived at the Charles de Gaulle Airport...

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I just found a great deal on tickets from my city and am planning a trip with my 22 month old. Just under the cutoff for her ticket! We already did Mexico, but that was low key. What would be a good itinirary for a short trip to Paris? ALSO I am considering an apartment swap (which I have done...

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I met her when I was fifteen years old. My mom had convinced me of the unparalleled magnificence of Parisian women and the equally unparalleled unattractiveness of Parisian men. (Only an idiot would not recognize the jackpot that is beautiful women surrounded by ugly men). So I decided to visit....

Thanks to the popular hotel review site, TripAdvisor, we have some fresh thoughts on how to avoid pickpockets, the bane of every traveler's existence. Well, some would say that airport security is the bane of every air traveler's existence, but pickpockets do affect families, too. Thanks to the...

The city of love! The city of lights! Baguettes for breakfast, snails as a snack and cheese galore! Wine all the time, cigarettes all around, and berets abound! Sadly, this wildly stereotypical depiction of Paris, France was approximately what I had in mind when I first learned I was to visit this...

Shiny Golden Magic Three things I miss the most about Paris:    1. Croissants   2. Naps at 4 o’clock in the afternoon   3. A sense of amazement. The days are different in this country. Some may think this strange: After all, isn’t dirt just dirt? Aren’t trees and grass and sky the same everywhere?...

The moment I stepped out of the terminal of the Charles-de Gaulle airport, a great wave -- no, a tsunami - of unfamiliar words crashed upon me. It scattered my senses and left me floundering, my confidence dampened. I had stood contented on my little rock of knowledge of the French language. I...

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