Frommer's Paris from $90 a Day, 9th Edition

Frommer's Paris from $90 a Day, 9th Edition

by Haas Mroue

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Overview

Frommer’s is the name you can trust for great travel bargains. Our acclaimed $-a-Day series is not for backpackers who want to rough it, but for travelers with taste, who’ve outgrown their student lifestyle and demand comfortable accommodations and good, authentic meals at a reasonable price. You'll find detailed listings for reasonable pensions, B&Bs, comfortable guesthouses, good-value bistros, and ethnic restaurants. You’ll find a bargain-hunter’s shopping guide, affordable fun after dark, and complete sightseeing coverage, including the best things to do for free (or almost).

Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go—they’ve done the legwork for you, and they’re not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. Every Frommer’s $-a-Day Guide is up-to-date, with dozens of maps and exact prices for every expense, so you can plan each day’s budget. Frommer’s knows that affordable travel doesn’t have to mean making sacrifices. It’s about having fun and getting a great deal!

Completely updated and personally researched by savvy travel writer Haas Mroue, Frommer’s Paris from $90 a Day is your key to discovering the real heart of the City of Light. We’ll take you to street markets, affordable cafes, bistros, and unusual museums. We’ll also recommend dozens of hotel bargains that make this otherwise high-priced city affordable. A sightseeing chapter is supplemented with an additional chapter of detailed walking tours. You’ll even get a handy glossary of French phrases and a color foldout map, along with a color map of the Metro!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764541254
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/08/2003
Series: Frommer's Dollar-a-Day Guides Series , #37
Edition description: REV
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 4.94(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Haas Mroue studied at the American University of Paris for 2 years before graduating from UCLA Film School. He went on to receive an M.A. in creative writing from the University of Colorado, Boulder. His travel articles, poems, and short stories have appeared in such publications as Travel Holiday, Interiors, The Literary Review, and Encyclopaedia Britannica, and have been broadcast on the BBC World Service. He has co-authored guidebooks for National Geographic and Berlitz. He’s the author of Frommer’s Memorable Walks in Paris and is a contributor to Frommer’s Europe from $70 a Day, Frommer’s Gay & Lesbian Europe, Frommer’s Argentina & Chile, and Frommer’s South America. When he’s not on the road, he makes his home on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington.

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Table of Contents

List of Maps.

What's New in Paris.

1. The Best of Paris from $90 a Day.

2. Planning an Affordable Trip to Paris.

3. Getting to Know the City of Light.

4. Accommodations You Can Afford.

5. Great Deals on Dining.

6. Seeing the Sights.

7. Paris Strolls.

8. Shopping.

9. Paris After Dark.

10. Side Trips from Paris.

Appendix A: Paris in Depth.

Appendix B: A Glossary of Useful Terms.

Index.

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