Gare du Nord

Taking The Train From Paris To Amsterdam. Athens & Paris For Dollars A Day

Thalys at Gare du Nord

Welcome to my multi-part review of our summer vacation.  We spent 12 days abroad, predominately in Athens and Paris (and a half day in Amsterdam before heading home).    Happy to answer questions as I finish up the series.  We traveled in mid-July, so right in the middle of the Athens financial crisis.  Here’s most of what I expect to cover, including links to posts I’ve already completed: Planning Our Summer Vacation! British Airways First and Business Class Lounges at Philadelphia Airport US Airways Business Class from Philadelphia to Athens […]

Paris, Abbreviated. Getting From Charles De Gaulle Airport to Downtown

Previous (and future) posts in this trip report: 1. Lufthansa Business Class To Paris Via Frankfurt 2. Park Hyatt Place Vendome 3. Walking Around Paris, Angelina And The Pont Des Arts Bridge 4. Eiffel Tower 5. Laduree 6. Café K? Trocadero and The Eiffel Tower At Night 7. Lufthansa New Business Class, Upstairs On The 747-8i We had a bit of an odd experience getting from the airport to downtown Paris and I figured it was worth sharing.  I hope this helps those of you bound for Paris or other […]