Tag: Paris

Trip Report: Air France Paris to Cape Town (CDG-CPT) Business Class

This is part 4 of my series exploring my March 2017 trip to South Africa and Namibia, which started here. Air France Flt. 864 Paris- Charles de Gaulle to Cape Town Sched. Dep. 10:10AM    Actual Dep. 10:45AM Sched. Arr.  10:30PM      Actual Arr. 11:18PM Boeing 777-200, Business Class My flight from Dulles landed at the M concourse
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Turkish Airlines Washington-Dulles Lounge and Air France Business Class Washington-Dulles to Paris  (IAD-CDG)

This is part 3 of my series exploring my March 2017 trip to South Africa and Namibia, which started here. Air France Flt. 55  Washington-Dulles to Paris B777-300ER, Business Class Sched. Dep. 6:35PM   Actual Dep. 6:29PM Sched. Arr.  8:00AM +1    Actual Arr.  7:38AM +1 It’s been awhile since I’ve flown out of Dulles.  But this
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Trip Report: Heading home on Brussels Airlines Business Class CDG-BRU-IAD

Now that we’ve been back from our Seychelles and France trip for a full three calendar months, it seems to be the appropriate time for the final blog post on the trip – our flights back on Brussels Airlines from Paris to Brussels to Washington Dulles. We leave for Israel in two days, and I
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Hotel Review: Feeling Welcome at the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome

I am not a huge Hyatt customer, simply because there aren’t a lot of Hyatts where I want to go, and most Hyatt Regencies/Grand Hyatts remind me of conferences. But some of my favorite hotel stays over the past few years have been at Hyatt properties in Argentina, New Mexico, and Vietnam — particularly Park
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Hotel Review: Radisson Blu Le Dokhan’s Trocadero, Paris

We had a total of five nights in Paris. We could have done an Airbnb or apartment rental, but instead we split the stay into two different hotels – mindful of my boyfriend’s no-fun rule that he will not change hotels if it means less than two nights at a given property. Paris is a
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Trip Report: Of French Public Transportation, and Flying Air France from Montpellier to Paris-Orly

Air France Flt 7551  Montpellier MPL to Paris-Orly ORY A321, Economy Dep. 5:20pm Arr. 6:40pm From Montpellier, we planned to fly back up to Paris, as the train would be quite long, and quite expensive. We were able to get tickets on Air France for about $65 each, which was pretty reasonable. The Montpellier airport
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YWW Does East Asia: The Hilton CDG Airport Review and Lufthansa Business CDG-MUC Trip Report

Note: Hidden in this post is a stupid mistake I made, but realized before any significant consequence.   If you spot it before I reveal it, you get a gold star! Lufthansa Flt. 2229, Paris CDG to Munich, 1h 30 min, A320, Business Class The Hilton CDG is on the airport property, but given the size
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Trip Report: Paris to JFK on Air France: Losing my A380 Virginity

My trip out of Paris on an Airbus 380 was an interesting one.  I woke up at the Intercontinental early, planning to get in a morning of sightseeing before heading to the airport on the RoissyBus at around 11am.  Upon waking, though, I discovered emails from both Air France and Delta informing me that my
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Trip Report: 24 Hours in Paris and the Intercontinental Le Grand Paris Review

When I initially booked my stay in Paris, I was going to stay at one of the Radissons, using a free night certificate.  I was able to get a free night at the Intercontinental Le Grand, though, one of two Intercontinental hotels in Paris, on a successful best rate guarantee claim, so I figured I’d
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