To start our third day in Paris, Nik and I headed out to visit the Palace of Versailles for a 10am tour. Buying the “skip the line” tickets for the tour was a great decision because the lines outside the palace were ridiculously long. The palace is sprawling and looks well maintained from the exterior….
Second Day in Paris, France
Our second day in Paris ended up being fun, but it was supposed to be a day spent in Normandy. We more or less cut out Prague from the original idea of this trip and decided to stay three nights in each city, which in turn would allow us to do a full day trip to…
Course du matin à Paris.
Wednesday morning I ran a 5K in Pairs to the Arc de Triumph.
First day in Paris
After checking in at the hotel, located near the Arc de Triomphe, we hit the ground running on our first day in Paris. We walked over to the Arc de Triomphe where they just finished celebrating the anniversary of VE Day. The monument is absolutely beautiful. Pictures don’t do justice of just how large it…
The flight to Paris
This trip to Europe was an idea of our for a couple years and this past fall we finally decided to just do it. It was Nik’s idea to splurge for Business Class seats. The tickets came with access to American Airlines’ new Flagship Lounge at O’Hare. We made a point to get to the…
Follow along as we spend two weeks in Europe: three nights in Paris with day trips to Normandy and Versailles. Then onto Berlin for three nights, followed by three nights in Barcelona, then two nights in Menorca and wrapping up for one night in Paris before returning home.