2 Hotels in the Marais in Paris

Good Value in a Good Location

hotels in MaraisThe Marais area of Paris is one of the most delightful and desirous places to stay.  It is a charming area that retains much of the traditional Paris architecture, culture, and best of all, cooking.  It is full of markets, relaxing squares, wonderful bakeries and restaurants. It is an excellent place to base a stay in Paris for the good travel connections too.  See The Traveling Professor's picks for hotels in the Marais section of Paris.

Thursday, June 27, 2019/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (210)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 5.0
Categories: Paris

Best Neighborhoods to Stay in Paris

Have an Authentic and Relaxing Stay

best neighborhood in parisI often get the question, "Professor, where should I stay in Paris?".   First of all, you want to avoid the area near the Eiffel Tower and the Champs Elysees.  They are way too touristy, are overpriced, and are crowded.  The Champs Elysees is hardly "French" at all. However, there are a few neighborhoods in Paris I like to stay in.  My criteria is based on convenience of getting to other sites I want to see, restaurants, transportation access, value, and overall pleasantness of the area.  See my choices in today's blog post.

Friday, September 22, 2017/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (776)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 4.8
Categories: Paris

Two Neighborhoods to Visit in Paris and One to Avoid

You Might be in for a Surprise

maraisWhen going on a tour to Paris, take the opportunity to visit the varying neighborhoods of Paris.   Some are sophisticated, some are smutty, some are charming and others are cheap.    They all have an element of "je ne sais quoi" making each of them appealing in their own way.   I have written about two neighborhoods to visit while on your tour of Paris, and I have listed one, that may be of a surprise to you, that I recommend avoiding.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (2583)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 3.8
Categories: Paris
RSS
«September 2019»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
262728

The Best Austrian City in Italy

Trieste VisitThere is much more to Italy than Rome, Florence, and Venice.  We do recommend visiting those three cities if you have never been to Italy before.  However, there is so much more to explore.  In between trips to Croatia, we had the opportunity to go up to Trieste, very close to the Croatia and Slovenia border. Although we spent only a short time there, we found it to be a refreshing and most enjoyable way to experience Italy.  Read about our short visit to Trieste in today's blog post. 

Read more
2930311
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30123456