re: Things Paris is doing better than DC. 8) Sales Tax And that would be because there is none. And at restaurants, the tip is pre-added, so what you see on the ticket is what you pay. It’s a beautiful concept.
That’s right, gang. It’s June 15 which marks exactly one month since I arrived (May 15) and one month until I return (July 15). Pretty crazy, right?! Since I now have lived in two of the greatest nations’ capital cities, I present to you the following lists to commemorate this momentously bittersweet occasion. Top Things … More ONE MONTHIVERSARY!
Bonjour Westgate!! Today I want to tell you about something important to the life of every single Parisian: Public Transportation!! In big cities like Paris, Washington DC, and New York it’s very important to have an effective system of public transportation so that people don’t have to drive everywhere. More than 2.2 million people live … More Take a ride on the Paris Métro!
Bonjour Third Grade, à Paris! (Hello, from Paris!) I’ve been here almost 2 weeks now, and I’ve been learning so much. Mrs. Donnelly told me you might want to learn about Paris too, so I made this post for you! This is the Eiffel Tower, the most famous building in all of France! In French … More Bonjour Westgate!!
At about 7:30 local time, we arrived at Aeroport Charles de Gaulle!!!! After a long roundabout journey from the terminal through a Beautiful but strangely deserted airport, through border police to baggage claim, I was on a taxi to my next location by 8:45. I stopped first to send mom an email and mentally prepare … More Leg 3: CDG to Ave Félix Faure