My First River Cruise Experience – Getting There and Paris

Châteaux, Rivers & Wine.  This is the theme of my first ever river cruise.  This came about because my mother really wanted to do this cruise and I was lucky enough to be able to tag along. First the details:  This was on Viking River cruises, starting in Bordeaux cruising to Cadillac, Libourne, Bourg & [...]


Wow Airlines, A Week in London and a Day Trip to Paris! Part 3

Its Paris Day!!!! So if you have read any of my previous posts, you may have grasped that Paris is my favorite city in the world (of the ones I have see so far.  I do have a couple of bucket list trips coming up, so we will see after that!).  That being said, since [...]

Puking in Paris…A Dead Guy Changed My Mind

Ok, I admit it. I don't like war movies.  I've never seen Saving Private Ryan, Black Hawk Down, or any of those sort of movies.  I am sure that they are absolutely unbelievable gems of the cinema, they are just not my style.  So when mom suggested we move from rue Cler to L'Hôtel national des [...]

Puking in Paris…rue Cler (aka rue Rick Steves)

Waking up the next morning, I did not feel awesome at all.  But I was unwilling to waste any more time in Paris.  This was already a short trip and I didn't want to spend any more of it in our apartment.  We decided to do a self-guided walk from Rick Steve's book, rue Cler [...]