Heading to Paris (or another major European city) soon and have an iPod Touch, iPad, iPhone, or Android device? Then you might want to test out the following few FREE apps, all of which work offline and can make your visit more enjoyable and efficient. In addition, you will also find out how and where to get free WiFi in Paris at the end of the post.
Happy Friday! Welcome back to our weekly feature – Foto Friday – Where, When, Why (“FFWWW”)!
FFWWW is a forum for all of us to share our favorite travel photos and the stories behind them. As many of you may know, TravelWhimsy and I recently spent 3 fun winter days in Paris. Today, I am excited to share my favorite photo from this trip – a picture taken by TravelWhimsy of the Garden at the Palace of Versailles. The reason why this photo means a lot to me might surprise you…
TravelWhimsy and I took advantage of the Presidents’ Day long weekend and spent 3 delightful winter days in the City of Light.
This post, listing things not present or emphasized in Rick Steves’ Paris Guide, is meant to help those of you planning your first trip to Paris save some time and money (and maybe points). For our readers who are Paris veterans, feel free to add your tips and suggestions in the comment section.
The rumor seems to have been confirmed. You can follow the steps in the map below to participate.
[Update: 7:50pm PST, 05/07/2012: keep reading to learn how to earn up to 142,500 in this promotion, almost 16 free nights!]
On the heels of TravelWhimsy‘s recent post on our delayed honeymoon to Italy, this is part 4 of a 4-part series to answer some of our readers’ questions on the nitty-gritty of how the trip was booked to maximize savings.
|(2) Train Tickets|
|(4) Everything Else|
We are going to talk about the following.
|(1) How to avoid paying ANY foreign transaction fees for your overseas cash withdrawal & purchases|
|(2) Ground/water transportation (other than high-speed trains)|
|(4) Sight-seeing / Free iPod guided tours|