An Evening in Paris

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Getting to show someone you love one of your favourite cities is truly something special.

We arrived late afternoon in Paris and checked into our hotel; Ibis Style it’s directly opposite the Gare du Nord and another great budget hotel.

After a shower and a very quick cat nap we set off into the early evening in search for the pièce de résistance. The Eiffel Tower.

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They had started to light it as we climbed the stairs, i’ve never seen it at night and it’s even more impressive than during the day.

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Paris is beautiful when you’re strolling through the streets but it’s stunning when you get a birds eye view.

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Leaving this beauty behind we went off in search of some food, I left this decision to the Mr and he came up trumps after a quick Google.

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Restaurant Le Beaujolais, is a few minutes walk from the Eiffel Tower and is a friendly place full of tourists and locals all enjoying the good food and fabulous wine.

I highly recommend the French Onion Soup and the Sirloin Steak paired with a glass of Saint Emilion.

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Night had fallen as we strolled back, the last few tourists were climbing the tower whilst others sat at her feet staring up in awe. We jumped in a taxi and sped through the streets back to our comfy bed.

Paris doesn’t have to be an expensive holiday book far enough in advance, take a budget hotel and if your 25 and under and an EU citizen lot’s of the big attractions are free.

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