Due to limited vacation time and a desire to see pretty much everything in the world, I tend to do whirlwind trips with itineraries carefully crafted to maximize every second of the day. Here's the ideal itinerary for covering the best of Paris in only three days. If you're planning on spending a whole day … Continue reading 3-Day Paris Power Itinerary
Opinions on the value of city passes vary widely, with some people viewing them as tourist scams and others seeing them as huge savings. When I was planning my visit to Paris, I did a lot of research into the options available and decided against the city passes I saw offered and instead bought just … Continue reading Should You Buy A Paris Museum Pass?
A cruise on the Seine River is a wonderful introduction to all that Paris has to offer.
Going to Paris was an experience I’d been dreaming of for my whole life. Of course, I don’t recall ever meeting someone who didn’t at least like the idea of visiting Paris at some point. Needless to say, I was bouncing in my seat on the RER train we took from Marne-la-Vallee (Disneyland’s stop) as … Continue reading The Best Time to Visit the Eiffel Tower
As a kid who grew up roadtripping to Disney World almost every year and a former Cast Member, it's long been a dream of mine to visit all of the Disney parks worldwide. I recently got to check Disneyland Park off of my list, putting me halfway to this goal. Here are my thoughts. It Knows … Continue reading Disneyland Paris – Disneyland Park
Our first taste of Disney park magic at the Walt Disney Studios. While we were doing our pre-trip planning, I was looking at the Studios’ ride line-up and was kind of under the impression that it was a half-day park. I wasn’t wrong. The week we were there, Studios was the EMH park instead of … Continue reading Disneyland Paris – Walt Disney Studios
Disney Village serves as the gateway to the two Disney parks at Disneyland Paris. It's full of shops and restaurants both Disney-specific and part of large chains. I was able to dine at two of them (both featuring Mickey!) during my visit. Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show Our initial introduction to Disney Village was chaotic and … Continue reading Disneyland Paris – Disney Village
Read about why you should stay at Disney's Sequoia Lodge when visiting Disneyland Paris.
Visiting Omaha Beach had long been on my travel bucket list. As a major history buff, especially about WWII, as soon as I booked a flight to Paris, I knew I'd have to make a road trip up to Normandy. We only ended up with about a day and a half to explore, but you … Continue reading Highlights of American Normandy
Our first stop along the coast was a beach town called Arromanches-les-Bains, near what was code named Gold Beach. We had some trouble finding our hotel – Hotel de la Marine – because it turned out to be off of a pedestrian only zone which greatly confused our GPS. We ended up dropping my brother … Continue reading Why Any History Buff Needs to Visit Arromanches-les-Bains