I’m so excited. My work is sending me to Paris for a week long conference, NEXT WEEK! I’ve never been to Paris, or France, and Mr. F gets to join me, thanks to all the frequent flyer miles I’ve accrued in the last few years!
We’re staying in a lovely Art Deco hotel within walking distance of the Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe. I’m also taking all restaurant and site-seeing suggestions, at this point! I’m really excited to check out all the restaurants that Eater suggestions too. (http://www.eater.com/2016/10/19/13311808/paris-eating-twenty-four-hours-septime-verjus)
This next week, I’m working on basic French phrases and my packing list. I’m hoping to learn phrases that help me order and get around easily. I generally travel pretty minimalist but I’m also going to pack a few more stylish things than normal.
So far I have the following things in mind,
*1-2 dress for nights out
*2 work shirts/tunics
*7 pairs of socks
I’m hoping during the evenings and the weekend after the conference that Mr. F and I can check out the Louvre (especially if it’s raining), Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, the catacombs, and generally enjoy walking around town eating croissants and drinking cappuccinos.
Any other suggestions? Along with the photos on this post, I’m gathering ideas on my Pinterest Board, Paris Prep!