Tag Archive: Paris

Jul 15 2015

The Tube Versus The Metro

A comparison of the London Underground and the Paris Metro

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Mar 30 2013


There is something civilized about train travel. The smoothness,the mild rocking of the cars, the deceptive speed. Civilized. Very civilized. Which was in marked contrast to the fire drill that I led us on getting to St. Pancras station (home of platform 9 3/4) to get on that sedate, yet speedy transport. It should have …

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Jan 01 2013

The Planning Is Half the Fun

I don’t know about you, but I have one major family vacation from my youth that is indelibly marked in my memory. It was a trip to Disneyland and San Diego and it was awesome. I met the mouse, rode Space Mountain when it was brand new and learned to sail in the San Diego …

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