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Monthly Archive for May, 2018

Day #8: Paris & Dubai

Today, we flew from Paris to Dubai on an Emirates A380 (undoubtedly my favorite airplane to date, having flown it three times): It’s like the Rolls-Royce of planes. And Emirates is no slouch of an airline either — everyone was impressed by the quality of their cabin, inflight entertainment, food/beverage offerings, and level of service. […]

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Day #7: Paris

We began our day by walking to the Louvre and arrived about 30 minutes before opening (since we hadn’t been able to secure tickets in advance online). The time wasn’t really wasted, however, as we had breakfast in the line and also enjoyed a nice chat with a couple from New Zealand, who were professional […]

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Day #6: Paris

We began our day with a stroll from the hotel down to the Champs-Elysee having stopped en route for breakfast in the form of croissant and pain au chocolat. We then walked along the boulevard until we reached the Arc de Triomphe. From there we turned left and made our way over to the Eiffel […]

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Day #5: Reims & Paris

Having arrived in Reims late yesterday, we decided to spend a little more time here this morning to visit Reims Cathedral (Norte Dame de Reims), which opened early at 7:00. The 800+ year old Gothic cathedral is notable for having been the site of most of the French kings’ coronations. After we visiting the Cathedral, […]

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Day #4: Trier and Reims

Today was our last day in Germany, as we’re headed to France to primarily spend a few days in Paris (with a quick stopover in Reims). Heidelberg to Reims is about a 4 hour drive; so, we scouted some not-so-out-of-the-way options to break up the trip and settled on Trier, Germany en route. It’s the […]

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