Some things about Paris and the way the city operates can be puzzling. See the quirks below and prepare yourself to ‘get over it’ before arriving! GET OVER IT #1 There is very little to no air-conditioning in France. The age of the buildings often prevents modern conveniences like these to be installed. When the temperatures are high in Paris, it is really, really hot because so many structures such as streets and buildings are made of stone and absorb the
This fun road trip chronicles a driving adventure one chilly late November starting in Calgary, Canada on the Alberta Highway 2 and progressing through the USA via the Interstate 15 (I-15) route to Palm Springs and back (one province and 5 states). Radical temperatures ranged from -11°F to 92°F (-24°C to 33°C). Stops included: Great Falls, MT; Idaho Falls, ID; Salt Lake City and St. George, UT; Las Vegas and Mojave Desert, NV + CA; Palm Springs, CA. The Car: 2013
MYTH #1: Paris is really, really expensive. Explanation: In any city of the world, the sky is the limit when it comes to what you can spend and pay for things. Compared to most other major tourist destinations in the world, in fact it is very possible to get by quite inexpensively in Paris. Admission costs for museums and attractions are extremely reasonable (and some are free!), public transportation is a downright bargain and many restaurants feature attractively priced set menus.