• Days out with kids,  Travel Journal

    3 days in Paris

    Visiting Paris with my husband and 2 children. As a travelling mum, you want happy children, because happy children mean happy parents.  City breaks are tiring for grown ups let alone children, but the end result no matter what, was that we made lots of happy memories. It was very tiring, but all worth it. Also big mistake, I should have listened to the Hubby and booked only 2 days. I thought I was being clever and booked 3 days to make the most of the 3rd day as I had the great idea of booking the train back to london for 9pm. Paris, after living in England for 18…

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    Where to stay in Paris

    Day 1- My 3 Days in Paris If you want to be within walking distance of Eiffel Tower, this is the place to be. It is about 7 minutes walk from the metro station Alma Maceau and about the same time to the Eiffel Tower. I had never stayed in a boutique hotel before, so this was a new experience. I always felt more comfortable with big chains of hotels and I knew what to expect from them. When I booked the hotel, I requested a top floor as the website I booked it from did not give me that choice. To my utter surprise we did indeed get the…

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    Road Trip to France

    Trip to Disneyland Paris, France It was my first road trip to Europe, driving from Port of Dover in Uk to Port of Calais in France, and then heading to Paris, Disneyland. I now realise that it would have been maybe easier and less stressful to go by the Eurostar train from London to Paris and it stops right outside the Disney Village. Very convenient. This is something I learnt when I researched and booked my trip to Disneyland. To be honest I was not aware of the train that transports vehicles. I thought there were only 3 ways of getting to France from Uk. One is flying there. The…