Paris Trip Report – Louvre & Musée d’Orsay

Paris Trip Report – Arrival and Eiffel Tower Paris Trip Report – Notre-Dame de Paris, Catacombs Paris Trip Report – Louvre & Musée d’Orsay Paris Trip Report – Versailles Paris Trip Report – Departure The Louvre It should come as no surprise that the line at the Louvre was quite long. Thankfully, skip-the-line tickets are … Continue reading “Paris Trip Report – Louvre & Musée d’Orsay”

Paris Trip Report – Versailles

Paris Trip Report – Arrival and Eiffel Tower Paris Trip Report – Notre-Dame de Paris, Catacombs Paris Trip Report – Louvre & Musée d’Orsay Paris Trip Report – Versailles Paris Trip Report – Departure Ah Versailles… when I was purchasing tickets to visit, I saw the two-day option and was honestly confused as to why … Continue reading “Paris Trip Report – Versailles”

Paris Trip Report – Departure

Paris Trip Report – Arrival and Eiffel Tower Paris Trip Report – Notre-Dame de Paris, Catacombs Paris Trip Report – Louvre & Musée d’Orsay Paris Trip Report – Versailles Paris Trip Report – Departure The end of a vacation is always bittersweet. On the one hand, they are never long enough and there is so … Continue reading “Paris Trip Report – Departure”

Paris Trip Report – Notre-Dame de Paris, Catacombs

Paris Trip Report – Arrival and Eiffel Tower Paris Trip Report – Notre-Dame de Paris, Catacombs Paris Trip Report – Louvre & Musée d’Orsay Paris Trip Report – Versailles Paris Trip Report – Departure Notre-Dame de Paris Making use of our Navigo passes, we hopped on the RER and found ourselves deposited right across from … Continue reading “Paris Trip Report – Notre-Dame de Paris, Catacombs”

Paris Trip Report – Arrival and Eiffel Tower

Paris Trip Report – Arrival and Eiffel Tower Paris Trip Report – Notre-Dame de Paris, Catacombs Paris Trip Report – Louvre & Musée d’Orsay Paris Trip Report – Versailles Paris Trip Report – Departure As I wrote about earlier, I managed to score a couple of inexpensive (relatively speaking, of course) tickets to Paris that … Continue reading “Paris Trip Report – Arrival and Eiffel Tower”

A Bay Area Jaunt – Hyatt House San Jose/Silicon Valley

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit the  San Jose area for work. Spotting a conveniently located Hyatt property, I jumped at the opportunity to diversify my points (having spent most of the last few years between Marriott and Starwood properties). The Hotel Located in a convenient cluster of restaurants and  stores, … Continue reading “A Bay Area Jaunt – Hyatt House San Jose/Silicon Valley”

Surprising Offers from @United

This week I received two curious promotional emails from United. One was for a mileage promotion where I could spend $400 for 7,800 (bonus) miles, or $900 for 19,900 (bonus) miles. Certainly not bad for topping off an account! Granted, I have a hard time rationalizing flying on United where my status is complimentary thanks … Continue reading “Surprising Offers from @United”