Posts Tagged ‘Paris’

French Riviera Sleeps 5 Quick Post

If you find yourself fortunate enough to be traveling to the French Riviera with your family of five, we have been notified of the affordable, boutique hotel, Hotel des Cayrons that can accommodate you. It is located a mile outside of the charming, medieval town of Vence not far from Nice. The air conditioned Family…

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25 Best Disney Websites to Save You Money

Disney Saving Money Websites

While searching the internet for Disneyland Anaheim-area hotels with rooms big enough for a family of 5 or more, I came across so many wonderful websites devoted to helping people visit a Disney park (or cruise) without spending too much money.   See our Sleeps5 hotel pages for large family rooms for Disney World in Orlando,…

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Family of 5 in Paris for 106 Euros Per Person Per Day

Tuileries Garden View

My family of 5 went to Paris in June of 2012. We are 2 adults (hubby and me), and three teenage boys: 17, 13, 13 (twins). We travel frugal-ish. We stay in nice but budget-friendly hotels, and we eat at restaurants that offer good food at a reasonable price. We use public transportation, and we…

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Nice, France Apartment Hotel for Family of 5

Photo is of the Promenade des Anglais, Nice, French Riviera. A budget hotel located in Nice, France, Nice Fleurs‘ rooms are apartments with kitchens and weekly cleaning, though there is no minimum reservation length. The one-bedroom can sleep 5 and the two-bedroom can sleep 6. The Promenade des Anglais and the beach are within walking…

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Nice, France: The Riviera for a Family of Five

Ahhh the Riviera. Palm trees swaying; a walk along the Promenade des Anglais; cafe au lait at a side walk table. It’s all good. We have had an unseasonable cold snap here in Seattle followed by hail, sunshine, light rain, heavy rain, light rain, you get the picture. I started remembering a lovely vacation I…

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Nintendo DS and DS Lite Adapters – Eight Gadgets for Travel

Since writing about our family’s Nintendo DS adapter experience where we discovered that a Nintendo DS requires a transformer in addition to an adapter, I have found 8 more gadgets to solve similar electronics problems. Some are for a DS and some for a DS Lite. I don’t know enough about the circuitry differences between…

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Paris with Kids – Things to Do

The following links to websites and blogs showcase what you can do and see in Paris with kids. Many of the suggestions are FREE! For fantastic photos, humorous writing, or just valuable information to know before you go, check them out! 10 Best Free (Or Almost Free) Paris Summer Events, on Fodor’s by Rachel Klein.This…

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Paris Dining with Kids – Skip the Fast Food

We all know that Paris is for romantics. My own honeymoon trip included 4 nights there. But there are many, many resources that describe, guide, and recommend travel to Paris for families. The harder part of family vacation planning for me is the dining. And it would be especially daunting in Paris, where I’d be…

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