Hotel L’Annexe: A Budget Paris Hotel for the Solo Traveler

December 7, 2010

If you’re visiting Paris on a budget, and you’d like to practice your French, you might want to consider the 10th arrondissement on the right bank of the Seine, a locals neighborhood a bit off the beaten tourist path. The 10th is also home to Canal St. Martin, a picturesque canal with many bridges that […]

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The Village Idiot in Paris

November 30, 2010
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I wish you all could have seen the first three tweets I sent from Paris.  Unfortunately, they never made it from my loaner phone back to the Twittersphere.  But if you could have seen them, they would have looked like this: My first day in Paris has not been a resounding success. Parisians are all […]

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Paris Trip Planning: Fait Accompli

November 12, 2010

A couple of months ago, I wrote about how completely unprepared I felt for my trip to Paris.  Well, dear readers, with about 48 hours to spare, I am now ready for Paris. Whew! Just in time!  I cannot believe how much planning this required compared to my usual domestic trips–especially considering that I’m only […]

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Paris for the Solo Traveler

November 9, 2010

With my own first solo trip to Paris coming up, I am very excited about today’s guest post from Christine Amorose of the travel blog C’est Christine, who has spent the last several months in France. Having immersed herself in the culture for so long, Christine has lots of great tips for the solo traveler […]

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