Hotel Gabriel – Paris

Are you looking for a great hotel stay in Paris? Let me give you my recommendation for the Hotel Gabriel. I stayed here at the beginning and end of my trip for a total of 5 nights and I absolutely loved this hotel. It’s in a great location in the city center and situated onContinue reading “Hotel Gabriel – Paris”

L’As du Fallafel – Paris

One of my favorite things about travel is seeking out great food, especially if it is inexpensive. Prior to getting on the plane for Paris I had come across several travelers’ recommendations for this little Kosher Middle Eastern restaurant called L’As du Fallafel.  I love good fallafel but have never found it in the states.Continue reading “L’As du Fallafel – Paris”

Dinner at Joséphine Chez Dumonet – Paris

This trip to Paris I finally made it to the famous Chez Dumonet Restaurant. I had been researching great Paris restaurants for months before I arrived so as soon as possible I made my reservations because Chez Dumonet is difficult to get into. This classic French Bistro serves up delicious items in a great ParisianContinue reading “Dinner at Joséphine Chez Dumonet – Paris”

Notre Dame Cathedral – Paris

Completed in 1260, Notre Dame Cathedral sits on an island on the Seine River in the heart of Paris. The cathedral is now one of the most iconic structures in Paris and seeing it’s unique design you quickly see why. Notre Dame is an architectural wonder. If you want to tour the inside get thereContinue reading “Notre Dame Cathedral – Paris”

Montmartre and the Sacre Coeur Basilica – Paris

On top of the hill of Montmartre in Paris sits the Sacre Coeur Basilica and is the focal point of a Parisian neighborhood that is a favorite of locals and tourists. Montmartre is a village within the large city of Paris that feels charming and quiet. This are is home to beautiful restaurants, boulangeries, cafes,Continue reading “Montmartre and the Sacre Coeur Basilica – Paris”

Bistrot Paul Bert – Paris France

Before I visit any big city I do some research on best local cuisines and restaurants to try. On this visit to Paris I had on my list to try the Bistrot Paul Bert. This well known classic bistrot is popular for serving traditional dishes and some unique Parisian cuisine too. The food at BistrotContinue reading “Bistrot Paul Bert – Paris France”

The Eiffel Tower – Paris France

This trip to Paris I decided to make time to go to the top of this iconic Paris landmark, The Eiffel Tower. Built for the World’s Fair in 1889, the tower remains the most popular attraction in all of Paris. Towering above the city at a height of just over 1,000ft the tower offers spectacularContinue reading “The Eiffel Tower – Paris France”

Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour – Paris

Many times during my travels I have mentioned the benefits of taking one of the ‘hop-on, hop-off’ bus tours offered in almost every major city. If visiting Paris I highly recommend taking a tour. It is a large city with so much to see and the various bus tours will take you past every majorContinue reading “Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour – Paris”

Paris – Sights Around Town III

Planning a trip to Paris? Give yourself plenty of time to see the sights. Make a list of your must see’s and make time to wander the  neighborhoods and explore. Paris is a large city with so much to explore. Stroll the streets and wander and when your feet need a rest just pull upContinue reading “Paris – Sights Around Town III”