Category Archives: Bistros, Cafes, Brasseries

On to Paris October 26 2013

http://fabcare.com/retail-outlet/ We set our alarms very early to get up, pack the car and head to Basel, Switzerland to return our rental car. Since we were so early, we encountered little traffic on the way to and on the motorway and … Continue reading

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Boarding the River Queen

San Francisco de Macorís After breakfast at Hotel Bellevue, we gathered up all our belongings and caught a taxi to the dock where the River Queen had arrived earlier. We knew we would not be able to access our stateroom, but we definitely wanted … Continue reading

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Full Day in Amsterdam

Before trying the hotel’s breakfast, I was able to find a place to do a plank, crunches, and all those things required by the 7-minute scientific workout. Had to stack the suitcases to make room. But it was completed! Breakfast … Continue reading

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Onward to Amsterdam

Despite setting the alarm, we both had a fitful night sleep – afraid we would oversleep and miss our train from Landstuhl.  Up early, before the alarm went off, showered and ready to conquer a day of train travel in … Continue reading

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Restaurants in Paris

Restaurant List (March 2012) (The star rating is ours and ours alone and is only our opinion) La Cordonnerie ✩✩✩✩ 20 rue Saint-Roch (1st arr.) Traditional french food Cafẻ du Centre ✩✩ 58 rue Montorgueil (2nd arr.) Cafe/bistro fare La … Continue reading

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Visit Sainte Chapelle On A Sunny Day

Mike woke early to send an e-mail about a room in Germany for tomorrow night. I pulled out the clothes I would wear today and traveling tomorrow and decided to try to pack everything else. I was sure I was … Continue reading

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Brocante & Shopping on Saturday

We had seen signs and posters all around Paris about the upcoming brocante market in St-Paul Village, just south of the St-Paul metro stop on rue de Rivoli, where it changes to rue St-Antoine scheduled for Saturday and Sunday 10 … Continue reading

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Lunch with Bruce and Tom

Mike had arranged a call with an international financing firm in the morning, but the call never materialized, so we set off to meet Bruce and Tom at Gare de l’Est.  They had arrived yesterday afternoon at Ramstein and were … Continue reading

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A Saturday in Paris shopping/window shopping

It Saturday morning here in France and while the rest of you are still in bed getting your beauty sleep Pat and I are up early, well early for us and out the door.  We are head out to checkout … Continue reading

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How to Fritter a Day Away

The day began a little late and I was behind on blog posts. So I finished up Thursday’s post before we headed out. I had been remarking about the unusual signage used by some of the merchants in rue Montorgueil … Continue reading

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