Posted in October 2017

Aurevoir Paris

Written on October 25, 2017 in France

Paris – August 17th 2017 Our last full day in Paris was left open. It was the day after our long Disney day and we didn’t want to overdo it. We were thinking of taking the bus to Versailles but in the end we stayed local and Mark and I took the bus to Notre...

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M*I*C*K*E*Y*M*O*U*S*E

Written on October 23, 2017 in France

Paris – August 15th & 16th 2017 With all the adventures we’d been having it was time for a day off. A sleep in, late breakfast, movies in the afternoon, PJ day. We took full advantage of this time and relaxed allllll day. The next day was a splurge day. Disney Paris. But how could...

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Winning the Lotto would be nice

Written on October 21, 2017 in France

Paris – August 14th 2017 Paris day 4, time to explore. My goal was to make it to see the Arc de Triomphe. Perhaps walk down the Champ d’Elysee. Pretend we’ve won the lotto and shop till we drop. We walked the whole way to the Arc from our airbnb which was a good bit...

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Voodoo trumps History

Written on October 19, 2017 in France

Paris – August 13th 2017 The famous Musee de Louvre. We wanted to check this out while in Paris. It was tops on the list. Purchasing tickets online was the way to go and we beat the line at the front. Kids were free (points just for that). I tried my best to get some...

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Eiffel or bust

Written on October 17, 2017 in France

Paris – August 12th 2017 Day one in Paris had to start with a visit to the Eiffel Tower. We already had our tickets (btw, buy them 3 months in advance and not a week before like we did, just saying $). We met our guide on a random street corner and followed her to...

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Tunnel, Chunnel, FUNnel!

Written on October 15, 2017 in France

London to Paris – August 11th 2017 We left Tooting and made our way to the train station to check/drop our bags off with the luggage hold. We had a few hours to kill before our train to Paris and had one more sight we wanted to see. Borough Market! We happened upon it the...

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Our feet were made for walking

Written on October 13, 2017 in UK

London – August 10th 2017 Our last adventure day in the city started fairly early. This was for the simple fact that our 48 hour hop on hop off tour technically expired around 11am. So as long as we got on the bus before the expiring time we could stay on as long as we...

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