In honor of the French patriotic holiday Bastille Day July 14, 2015, and my French heritage, I thought I would post a few pics from our trip to Paris. Of course I have to include the Eiffel Tower, which is one of our most memorable travel moments. The first time you see the Eiffel Tower […]
There are many cultural differences you may encounter when travelling. Most may be inconsequential. Some may cause you embarrassment or conflict. It is wise to research the cultural differences that exist in whatever country you are visiting. A few examples we encountered: In Sorrento Italy, while standing in line to purchase fast ferry tickets […]
It was our first time in Paris. We arrived early Sunday am 8/26. We had decided to take the RER to our hotel. We just followed the signs that said ” Trains to Paris”. We bought our tickets in the machine using our credit card. We had notified our bank and credit card company that […]
Our first night in Paris we just had to be sitting near the Eiffel Tower as the sun set. The lights go on at dusk and get brighter as the darkness of the night rolls in. What a spectacular display! The crowd grows as the lights grow brighter. We both agreed that the Eiffel Tower […]
When visiting Paris, Sacred Heart Church is a must see. It is high on a hill, so wear your walking shoes, but it is well worth the hike. And the view of Paris in front of the church is marvelous. The weather was beautiful the day we went and we loved the experience.