Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 UK or France or elsewhere, July 2018, good price from west coast?
  2. 2 Norwegian Air?
  3. 3 Norway in a nutshell in Winter Itinerary
  4. 4 A bit overwhelmed!!!
  5. 5 Barcelona rental for two couples??
  6. 6 Highclare Castle
  7. 7 Trip Report Trip Report: Denmark, 2017
  8. 8 Florence hotels: JK Place vs. Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni
  9. 9 Suggestions for 3 greek islands
  10. 10 Salzburg itinerary review
  11. 11 Cash and Czech Crowns
  12. 12 Adivice from experts please, Southern Dutch/Belgium German Borders
  13. 13 Harry Potter, London Theater
  14. 14 Help Needed for 8/20: Train from Salzburg to Garmisch
  15. 15 Looking for a UK coach tour company for seniors
  16. 16 Wine visits from Barcelona
  17. 17 Request Hotel Suggestion in London
  18. 18 Travelling to Russia during FIFA
  19. 19 Spain: train/rental car help
  20. 20 Athens hotel with Acropolis view from room/balcony
  21. 21 Paris Metro Entrances. How to find?
  22. 22 First time to Spain: Seville & Madrid
  23. 23 Slovenia, Austria, Switzerland, Italy - scenic road trips/countryside?
  24. 24 Loire Valley best place to linger
  25. 25 Trip Report Estonia, Finland, and Iceland: Summer 2017
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Trip Report- Fantastic 5 nights in Paris

Jump to last reply

Hello everyone,
This past June, I and my sibling embarked on our first ever trip to Europe on our own much to our family's trepidation (I'm 24 and she's 16). We spent 17 days between Italy (Rome, Florence and Venice) and Paris. I'm a little obsessive-compulsive by nature so before going I did a ton of research about places in each city. All the travel tips I gathered from Fodor's and other travel forums really helped us have the best possible experience. By the end of the trip, I promised myself I would write exhaustive reports however long it'd take. It did take me quite a while indeed, but I'm well on my way to finish them all.

So, after 12 days in Italy (you can read my Italy trip report here: http://www.fodors.com/community/europe/report-p2-5-days-in-florence-tuscany-cinque-terre-life-is-complete.cfm) we had 5 more days to explore Paris. 5 days in Paris mean absolutely nothing, but thanks to the weather (for the most part) and a lot of walking, we managed to get to know Paris in an intimate way and enjoyed it immensely. I used to live in New York and had this silly thought that it's the best city in the world, but after Paris I've started to have a second thought and would move there in a heartbeat :) Anyway, below are the links where I write in depth about where we went and what we did in each day (day 4 & 5 coming soon) along with photos :-D

http://www.theconfuseddasher.com/2013/09/21/paris-trip-report/

http://www.theconfuseddasher.com/2013/10/05/paris-5-day-itinerary-trip-report/

Hope it's marginally helpful for everyone who will be visiting Paris soon (you're really lucky). If you have any question, let me know. I'm happy to answer to the best of my ability. Enjoy!

23 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement