Tag: Paris

1,000 Words: Paris, France

1,000 Words: Paris, France

The River Seine on a cloudy fall day. © Small-Town Girls, Midnight Trains. All rights reserved.

Love at First Sight: Paris

Love at First Sight: Paris

_ By the time I’d asked the bus driver how much the fare was to Pont de Rungis… * Excusez-moi, monsieur. Combien?* _ …and bought two RER C tickets to the 7th arrondissement… * Bonjour madam! Champ de Mars, deux billet. _ …I felt like […]

Visiting Paris? Here’s a quick look at entrance fees to the city’s most popular tourist spots.

Visiting Paris? Here’s a quick look at entrance fees to the city’s most popular tourist spots.

LANDMARKS Eiffel Tower  –  €15,00  (PHP 925)  –  Buy tickets online Arc de Triomphe  –  €9,50  (PHP 586)  –  Buy tickets online MUSEUMS Louvre  –  €15,00  (PHP 925)  –  Buy tickets online Musee d’Orsay  –  €11,00  (PHP 679)  –  Buy tickets online CHURCHES Notre Dame  […]

3 Things That Will Surprise You About Paris

3 Things That Will Surprise You About Paris

* * 1. The French are nice. * Parisians in particular have a reputation for being aloof and snobbish, and as tourists from a third-world country, we were prepared to be ignored or looked down on. Surprisingly, none of the French people we met were […]

Hot and Cold in Paris

Hot and Cold in Paris

My first visit to Paris was in the fall of October 2011. When my sister and I emerged from the Champ de Mars train station, we were still wearing wearing the clothes we had on for our 13-hour flight: in my case, a light dress, […]

Travel Is My Soul Food

Travel Is My Soul Food

♥  ♥ I still remember the exact way I felt: climbing up the stairs of Champ de Mars station with bated breath, catching my first glimpse of the soaring Eiffel Tower, walking my first few steps along the River Seine, and thinking to myself — […]