Salon Confluence at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport

Salon Confluence at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport

Getting to Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport from the city centre in Part Dieu is pretty easy with a direct train that drops passengers off at the train station which is connected to the airport terminal. The train station itself is an architectural showpiece making it even more worthwhile to get to the airport via train. However [...]

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Radisson Blu Lyon at Part Dieu – a Hotel Review

Radisson Blu Lyon at Part Dieu – a Hotel Review

My flight back to Asia departs out of Lyon and having been here before, I decided to stay near Part Dieu which is where the airport train stops. This gave me easy access to and from the airport, and it is also suitable for skiers looking to take the train to the French Alps or [...]

Air France Lounge at Paris CDG Airport Terminal 2 Concourse F

Air France Lounge at Paris CDG Airport Terminal 2 Concourse F

My arrival at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport was at Concourse F in the nicer part of this airport. That is to be expected since I am flying on Air France and will be connecting to a domestic flight. It was thus nice to have the Air France Salon close by to my arrival [...]

Val Thorens to Courchevel and back – Skiing at Les 3 Vallées Part 7

Having posted a review on Val Thorens, Meribel and Courchevel. I am using this post to wrap things up a bit as sort of a summary. Whichever of these 3 ski areas you will be staying at, a wonderful ski vacation is almost always guaranteed. Worst comes to worst, you just need to traverse over [...]

High priced Courchevel – Skiing at Les 3 Vallées Part 6

Courchevel is perhaps the most famous ski resort in Les 3 Vallées. This resort has a celebrity status and perhaps has some of the most luxury shopping options. Chanel and Hermes, two well known French fashion boutiques have branches here. The area comprises of 3 distinct villages, Courchevel-Moriond, Courchevel-Village and finally Courchevel 1850 being the [...]

Family fun at Meribel – Skiing at Les 3 Vallées Part 5

The ski resort of Meribel is considered the centre of the Les 3 Vallées as skiers wanting access between Courchevel and Val Thorens have to pass by Meribel. However, visitors to Meribel need to take note that the ski resort has 2 separate village base, and both are at different altitudes. The higher of which [...]