[caption id="attachment_801" align="alignright" width="242"]Paris - Cafe du Marche on Rue Cler Paris - Cafe du Marche on Rue Cler. Photo by Helene Segura[/caption] Who says good service and reasonable prices can’t be found in cafes on Rue Cler in Paris? We walked in the wrong way at Café du Marche, but we were still made to feel welcome. After I butchered my opening French line, the waiter smiled and brought us English menus. The diners around us were happy and lively, so the atmosphere was festive. If you’re into

[caption id="attachment_798" align="alignright" width="300"]Paris market on Rue Cler Paris market on Rue Cler. Photo by Helene Segura[/caption] Tips for Budget Travelers in Paris (continued...) Sites The ParisMuseumPass – in 2, 4, or 6 days - is a must if you plan to see the Louvre, the Orsay, the Rodin, or other museums.  It allows you to bypass the ticket lines and save huge amounts of time. The pass can be purchased at most of the participating sites or the TI (Tourist Information) office. We bought our pass at the Cluny Museum because it was nearly empty, so there was no line to buy it. If we had purchased

[caption id="attachment_807" align="alignright" width="300"]Eurostar Train - The Chunnel - London to Paris Eurostar Train - The Chunnel - London to Paris. Photo by Helene Segura[/caption] When I started my productivity blog one year ago, I reserved the right to throw in some posts about my favorite past time, traveling. Since I have a couple of clients who are headed to Paris, my Thursday posts in October will be devoted to that city. First up: Getting to Paris via The Chunnel The first time we went to Paris, we

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"]Waterloo commuters Waterloo commuters (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Our goal is to go away on vacation at least once per year. It never fails that while we’re abroad, we develop wild fantasies about how sweet life would be if we lived elsewhere. I realize that we’re not alone in these musings when we talk to other folks who dream big dreams when they’re on vacation.
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