- Villa Borghese Park in Rome
- They have good food in Italy.
- Wash day in Italy
- Cowichan Bay a cittaslow community – part 2
- Cowichan Bay a cittaslow community – part 1
- Vatican museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Cathedral
- Wandering around Rome
- Porta Portese Flea Market in Trastevere and my 2 Euro coat
- Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere and mass at the basilica.
- Getting settled in to the rhythm of Trastevere…and the breakdown of our tram
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Tag Archives: Paris
Met the Orient express… but we’re going nowhere!
Taking the Venice Simplon-Orient express from Paris to the St Lucia station in Venice Italy has been a dream of mine since I was a young girl. If you have read some of my other posts you will see that … Continue reading
Posted in France, Paris, Travel, Travel tips, Venice Tagged Gare del'est, Italy, Orient Express, Paris, St. Lucia, train, train station, Venezia Santa Lucia railway station, Venice Simplon-Orient express 6 Comments
Tango by the Seine
Tango is such a beautiful dance and I always dreamed of dancing by the Seine in Paris when I was a young girl. Dreams can come true! If you are in Paris you really should check this out regardless of … Continue reading
Posted in France, Paris, Travel, Travel tips Tagged Dance, France, Paris, phyically challenged, Seine, Tango, travel, travel tips 10 Comments
Is Place des Vosges really the nicest square in the world?
We had a day ahead of us with nothing much planned and we were going to Versailles the next day so I wanted to conserve my energy and not walk too much on my feet. We had heard so much … Continue reading
Posted in France, Paris, Travel, Travel tips Tagged Paris, Place de Vosges, Victor Hugo 4 Comments
Why do I love Luxembourg Park in Paris?
The Jardin du Luxembourg Paris is my favorite park in that city. Why, you may ask? Well for one thing it is located on the left bank my favorite area. It is in the 6th arrondissement. It is so lovely … Continue reading
Does this describe you? The Eiffel Tower is on the bucket list but you’re a baby boomer with some challenges
Are you a baby-boomer, a bit challenged physically, but have the Eiffel tower on your bucket list? I know this is not as exciting as someone that wants to climb Kilimanjaro or run a marathon but it can be daunting … Continue reading
Posted in Babyboomers, France, Health, Paris, physically challenged, Travel, Travel tips Tagged baby boomers, Eiffel Tower, France, Health, Montparnasse, Paris, physicacally challenged, travel, travel tips 5 Comments
Outside my door in Paris
Rue Delambre was the name of the street where I rented my vacation apartment in Paris. It was perfect! It had everything I could have imagined and more. It was located up a quiet side street in Montparnasse between the … Continue reading
Posted in Food, France, Paris, Travel Tagged Edgar Quinet, Hemingway, Jardin du Luxembourg, Jean-Paul Sartre, Luxembourg, Montparnasse, Paris, Picasso, Sartre 13 Comments
Paris Vacation rental…will all go well?
Booked an apartment for our Paris visit on the internet, but will it actually be there? We had arranged with Vicky by email to meet her on our arrival to pay for the apartment and get the key. The driver … Continue reading
Posted in France, on-line education, Paris, Travel, Travel tips Tagged France, Montparnasse, Paris, Parisbestlodge, Tour Montparnasse, vacation rental 16 Comments
It is scary renting an apartment in Paris, France.
Renting an apartment in Paris France could turn out to be a disaster. I am planning another trip to Europe and it got me started on reminiscing about a previous trip. I rented an apartment in June of 2010. I was very fortunate that everything … Continue reading
Posted in France, Paris, Travel, Travel tips Tagged Apartment, France, Lodging, Paris, Paris France, Rental, Travel and Tourism 1 Comment
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