Category Archives: Paris
The day began like any other travel day when a French Air Traffic Controller’s Strike caused flight delays. If it isn’t a mechanical, or equipment late arrival, or weather, why not an Air Traffic Controller’s Strike, right? We had upgraded
Marine Steve and I have been flying through Terminal 1 for over 25 years and remember when the same space age satellite was occupied by good old TWA who had the best mileage program ever…boo-hoo… Terminal 1, built in 1974,
Unlike the train journey from Gare Austerlitz to Cahors which happened to fall on the first day of a French Rail Strike (it lasted for almost two weeks), the strike is over and the journey back to Paris, smooth sailing.
There are many transportation choices from Charles de Gaulle Airport into central Paris and we’ve pretty much done them all. The least expensive is the easy to use RER B. Allow enough time for the return since trains don’t always
Some of my most popular videos on YouTube show how to navigate public transportation in many cities around the world. Below is one taken in Paris. it’s easy to use the RER B line to and from Charles de Gaulle
One last breakfast at the Hotel Moderne Saint Germain in the Latin Quarter of Paris before putting on the backpacks and walking two blocks to the nearest RER B stop for the 30-45 minute ride out to Charles de Gaulle