A Change in Plans

A Change in Plans

We had originally wanted to book our apartment in Chamonix through a website called Home Away. When Home Away put us into contact with the individuals who own and rent the apartment we had chosen, our experience took a turn for the worse. The individuals only accepted bank transfers which meant we were going to incur additional transfer fees from our bank and possibly of the bank we were transferring to. They also didn’t supply me with all of the necessary information needed and when I contacted them asking them for the other information it took them a week to…

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Rail Europe

Rail Europe

We decided that it would be really fun to take a train from Paris to Chamonix so we could see the beautiful countryside we would be traveling through. We started looking into purchasing tickets and found several options at the Rail Europe’s website, http://www.raileurope.com/index.html  We found many options including high speed trains and night trains. Because we wanted to watch the country side fly by we decided that the high speed train fit the bill perfectly. I started researching tickets several months ago and discovered that tickets weren’t available that far in advance. I was disappointed and concerned about how I…

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Preparation for France Trip 2011

Bobby and I are planning our 2011 trip to France and are very excited! When we decided to embark on our first European adventure together we sat down and discussed what are goals and expectations were for a trip like this. We found that we had very different ideas… I had decided that I really wanted to see the big tourist sites, experience the people-made wonders of the world. While Bobby had decided that he really wanted to experience nature in other parts of the world and have outdoor adventures! After we discussed the benefits of each of our goals…

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