Posts about France

Speedos for the boys!

Written on December 16, 2017 in France

Vias – September 11th – 14th We woke up and the boys went in search of speedos! Lucas was not happy about this. My little creature of habit and comfort was going to be pushed outside his comfort zone. He knew and I knew it! Mark scouted out the store first and found his pair,...

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Please check your ego at the door Mr. Security

Written on December 15, 2017 in France

Vias – September 10th Something you should know about the way we have chosen to travel thus far: we have not been booking anything more than a week or so in advance. This was either going to help us or hurt us. In the end it kinda did both. Like in Amsterdam, we were left...

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Nice was nice!

Written on November 30, 2017 in Monaco

Nice – September 6th to 9th 2017 I especially had been looking forward to staying in Nice, France for a while. I was ready to leave Italy and get back to some familiar ground (at least knowing the language). Staying in Nice also meant our first stretch of down time. We booked here knowing that...

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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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