Posts Tagged ‘Paris’

Becoming Parisian for a Week

Becoming Parisian for a Week
By staff writer Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. DURING A WEEK’S VACATION in Paris, it is impossible to “see all and do all” and still leave with your sanity intact. To avoid vacation overload, we strove to become Parisian by enjoying the local culture. We stayed in...
April 10th, 2014 | COMFORT & STYLE, EUROPE, STAFF | Read More

The Character of Paris: sewers & catacombs

The Character of Paris: sewers & catacombs
By staff writer Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. NOWHERE IS QUITE as peculiar or intriguing as underground Paris. Many people arrive via Charles de Gaulle international Airport (CDG), quite a trek from the heart of the city, then travel into the city by way of the Metro trains. But the...
March 13th, 2014 | EUROPE, QUIRKY PLACES, STAFF | Read More

The Character of Paris: love locks, gallery dogs & frog’s legs

The Character of Paris: love locks, gallery dogs & frog’s legs
By staff writer Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. PARIS IS A PLACE where it is far too easy to run yourself ragged trying to do and see everything and, in the process, you completely miss the character of the city. Dan and I decided that in order to slow down for a true vacation, we...
March 6th, 2014 | EUROPE, Historic/Museums, STAFF | Read More

Truth or Fiction: Are Parisians Rude to Tourists?

Truth or Fiction: Are Parisians Rude to Tourists?
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul. Paris is swarming with tourists! I did my research before leaving and read several articles on different websites. This one here, Why Paris Sucks by Bellanda in Paris, about how the city can and does suck sometimes, is the funniest. Given...
April 13th, 2012 | EUROPE, SERIES, STAFF, TIPS&SECRETS | Read More

Smart Tips for Your First Time in Paris

Smart Tips for Your First Time in Paris
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul & Ian Fraser. IF YOU EVER visit a city of which you don’t know the language, I advise you to do proper research before leaving. It may or may not be that mild case of OCD I suspect myself of having, but nonetheless I think it’s...
October 31st, 2011 | EUROPE, SERIES, STAFF, TRAVEL PREP | Read More

My Three Most Favorite Attractions in Paris

My Three Most Favorite Attractions in Paris
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul. In my previous article for Milliver’s Travels I covered walking through Paris. Some of my most marvelous memories are walking through secret found places, and the streets I recognized after walking down them even only once the previous...
July 26th, 2011 | EUROPE, Historic/Museums, SERIES, STAFF | Read More

Walking Through Paris

Walking Through Paris
By guest blogger Estrella Azul. Photos © Estrella Azul, with Ian Fraser where specified. WALKING THROUGH PARIS is amazing! The city is divided into 20 arrondissements (administrative districts or, less formally, neighborhoods), each having its own attractions and special charm. I took full advantage...
July 2nd, 2011 | EUROPE, SERIES, WALKING/HIKING | Read More