It’s been a while, but I am planning to return, probably by Eurostar.


  1. Using the metro, trains, trams and buses, passes can be bought online or at RATP stations, as can Carnets, and here’s the metro Map, 🙄
  2. About Hotel Stars
  3. My saved Paris hotels at Expedia
  4. Hotel De Varenne at Expedia, or their own site., nice but not cheap.


  1. Le Train Bleu a fab. restaurant in the Gare de Lyon
  2. Enduring Paris bistros in the 7th arrondissement  from Paris Insiders and the 11th arrondissement from
  3. The Fork on food in Paris but this is a table booking site
  4. Eating on the Seine

Things to do

  1. Check out the Rough Guide’s top 20, includes the Pont Neuf and Jardins de Luxembourg, Musée Rodin, Left Bank Cafes, Pere Lachaise, and Musée Picasso.
  2. Trip Adviser, things to do, organised by themes, and Things to do, by Pocket Wanderings
  3. The Geographical Cure has an article on the impressionism trail in Paris and a tour of Paris’s Musée d’Orsay while they themselves describe their collections but perhaps the Orsay’s greatest claim is its building, an old train station. Also Musée de l’Orangerie , on  lower floor, Cezanne, Renior, Mattise, Piccasso, Derain and Soutine or MAM which has a classic, movement orientated view of French modern art.
  5. Also Memories of the Commune which points again at Père Lachause
  6. The Atelier des Lumières, is the Paris version of fever, masterpieces fucked around with;

My Map

It has a revolutionary history, and there are many ways to celebrate it.

Dave Travel ,

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