Paris Day Four: Disney Land

Disney land Paris trip

Disneyland was not something we planned to visit while in Paris. but based on everyone’s recommendations we had to go and see it. If you’ve never been there, you should know that there are two main parks: Walt Disney Studios and Disneyland Park. We bought a ticket for both of them and we started with the Studios. The first impression? I felt like it wasn’t worth the money… and after a while we decided to go to Disneyland Park. Now that’s when the magic happened! Compared to the Studios, this was more beautiful, more impressive and definitely more ‘wow’. We instantly felt like we’re in a different world. We tried to test all the rides, that was our goal. And yes, we had to wait in line for most of the times. And it wasn’t even that busy.. But that’s something that all theme parks have: long queues. And my favourite part was the ending show. At 11 pm a show started that lasted around half an hour.. it was simply beautiful. Check out the short Youtube video at the end to have an idea of how the ending show was.  So yes, I do recommend you visit Disneyland but only if you stay more days in Paris. In my opinion, the city should come first.

Prices: Approximately 70/adult/ one park or €80 for both parks. 

Children have discounts. If booked in advance, the ticket is cheaper.

Access: Via train from Paris city centre (lasts around an hour)

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Nu aveam in gand sa mergem la Disneyland, dar pentru ca toata lumea ne-a recomandat sa mergem am zis ca mergem. Am ajuns acolo si am vazut ca sunt doua parcuri: Walt Disney Studios si Disneyland Park. Am ales sa le vedem pe amandoua si am inceput cu Studios. Dupa primele minute amandoi eram usor dezamagiti..si aveam impresia ca nu a meritat banii. Ne-am dat pe cateva carusele iar apoi am ales sa mergem la Disneyland Park. De data asta alta a fost impresia! Amandoi am ramas surprinsi la cat de bine totul era aranjat si prezentat. Te simteai efectiv ca faci parte din alta lume. In cadrul parcului erau mai multe zone cu tematici diferite. Intr-adevar deosebit! Singurul dezavantaj, ca in orice parc de distractii, a fost asteptatul la coada aproape pentru fiecare carusel sau vizita. Partea mea preferata a fost la final. La ora 11 seara a inceput un show cu muzica, desene, artificii, fantani arteziene care a durat aproximativ o jumtatate de ora. Am pus la finalul postarii un mic filmulet de pe youtube cu finalul, sa va faceti o idee. 

Per total va recomand sa mergeti la Disneyland, dar doar daca aveti suficient timp la dispozitie. Parerea mea e ca orasul ar trebui sa fie prioritar. 

Preturi:  aproximativ €70 /adult/ un parc sau €80 amandoua. 

Copii au reducere. Biletele cumparate in avans sunt mai ieftine.

Acces: cu trenul, din centrul Parisului (dureaza cam o ora)

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Here’s a small part of the final show

♥ Andra

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The Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes CroatiaEN   The Plitvice Lakes is one of the most famous locations in Croatia. This is actually a National Park under the UNESCO heritage and people can visit the place. You can walk around the whole park and just enjoy the nature. Most of the journey is done by feet, but there are also boats and very cute buses that can be used. And for those who want to do more, there are special hiking routes. However, I do not know too much about this. We chose to do the normal routes and paid for two days 180 kuna/person. If you want to read more, here is their official website.

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RO   Lacurile Plitvice reprezinta una dintre cele mai turistice zone din Croatia. Locatia e de fapt un mare parc national, protejat de UNESCO. Vizita acestui parc a constat in lungi plimbari prin natura, insa pe ici pe colo am putut lua si barca sau un fel de autobuz care imita un trenulet. Pentru cei pasioanti, am vazut ca sunt si diverse rute probabil mai grele, insa nu pot sa va dau mai multe detalii – aveti aici site-ul lor oficial. Noi ne-am plimbat doua zile si ne-a costat 180 kuna de persoana. Pretul pentru o zi e 110 kuna. Iar pentru studenti si elevi se aplica reduceri serioase.

Plitvice Lakes Croatia

Plitvice Lakes Croatia

Plitvice Lakes Croatia

Plitvice Lakes Croatia

Plitvice Lakes Croatia

EN  Even though it was already the end of the summer, the Plitvice Lakes park was too crowded.. These photos were made mainly in the mornings and in the evenings. During the midday, there were people everywhere. So if you want to enjoy it more, avoid the midday – choose to relax on a terrace and have lunch there instead.

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RO  Nu ma asteptam sa vad atata lume prin Septembrie.. presupun ca in Iulie-August e si mai aglomerat! Desi nu stiu cum ar fi posibil…A fost multa lume, insa dimineata si seara a fost mai liber si va recomand sa evitati mijlocul zilei, pentru a va bucura mai bine de peisaj. In schimb, puteti sa va opriti in diverse locuri amenajate unde puteti lua masa.
Plitvice Lakes Croatia

Plitvice Lakes Croatia

Plitvice Lakes Croatia

Plitvice Lakes Croatia

EN  In my opinion, this place is relaxing and nice. However, many places in Romania are comparable to this. Plitvice Lakes are highly advertised everywhere and perhaps I was expecting more. However, it is a great place and I believe it is a must if you visit Croatia.

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RO  Mi-a placut parcul si mi-a prins foarte bine. Venita din Anglia, am ajuns direct pe plaja fierbinte din Croatia. Asa ca plimbarea prin padure a fost ce-mi lipsea. E-un aer curat si apa limpede – foarte frumos! Insa ma asteptam la ceva mai mult, probabil din cauza promovarii excesive a locului. Cred ca e un loc deosebit si il recomand daca vizitati Croatia, insa puteti sa va bucurati de locuri poate mai frumoase mai aproape de voi – acasa in Romania.

 Plitvice Lakes Croatia

Plitvice Lakes Croatia

Plitvice Lakes Croatia

Plitvice Lakes Croatia

Plitvice Lakes CroatiaEN  And don’t forget: you’re walking a lot in the forest. So take some comfy shoes and a bottle of water with you. Some other additional things I recommend are below.

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RO  Nu uitati sa va imbracati si sa va incaltati cat mai comod. Aveti mult de mers pe jos, de-aceea o pereche de papuci de sport ar fi alegerea ideala. Alte idei gasiti mai jos.

*Photos were made by me and my dad – Vasile Dorolti – his blog here.

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London Review

London ReviewLast time I visited London was during a cold and rainy winter. I thought to myself I need to go back during summer, to really enjoy the beautiful city. And I was right, this awesome summer made everything look and feel better. It was more crowded than expected, but we were able to walk a lot and discover more Londoner beauties. I find it difficult to do a review about such a famous place. But I’ll try and share some things that I, for example, did not find online when reading about London. First of all, there’s so many things to see and do, and it’s hard to say that something is better than other. That’s why I recommend you to read about the main places (at least) and think of what interests you. Then do a plan with a map to see where you want to go. We used the underground to travel – cheap and fast. However, for the first time in my life, I almost cooked myself in the train.. I believe there was no air conditioning, but I wasn’t expecting this. Every time I took the tube, it was nice and cool, but it seems that the hot weather was too much for London’s underground.

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Cand am vizitat Londra ultima data (si prima) era Februarie…frig si greu am rezistat pe-afara. De-aceea mereu mi-am dorit sa ma reintorc pe vreme buna, sa pot vizita cat mai multe, sa ma pot plimba si minuna de istoria si arta ce zace in oras. Si-am avut dreptate, imi place Londra mai mult acum decat data trecuta. Totu-i mai frumos pe soare! Mi-e greu sa va ofer un review despre oras, tocmai pentru ca e extrem de popular si s-au spus multe despre el. Insa incerc sa va impartasesc idei pe care nu le-am prea gasit online, cu ideea ca vor fi de folos. Cel mai important lucru e sa realizati ca Londra e imensa. Chiar e. Si chiar daca unora nu prea va place, va recomand sa va planuiti inainte (putintel macar) cateva dintre obiectivele principale pe care vreti sa le vedeti. Folositi si-o harta sa vedeti cum puteti sa le cuplati, sa reduceti din timp. Iar pentru calatorit, noi am ales metroul – cel mai ieftin si cel mai rapid. Totusi, am murit de cald…Noi am banuit ca nu aveau aer conditionat, insa m-au surprins. Niciodata n-am vazut metrou-sauna..Mereu aveam impresia ca metroul e racoros. Dar inteleg…londonezii nu sunt obisnuiti cu temperaturi asa ridicate (31Grade) si probabil asta a fost cauza.  London Review

Try and visit the major buildings and if you have extra time, see the Museums – the majority are free! I’m saying this because London can become an extremely expensive Holiday. I don’t think it’s new to say that it’s a very expensive city. But don’t worry, there’s plenty to do and visit without paying. The only think you can’t avoid is paying for transport, as you can’t see much on foot only. We paid 8 Pounds for one Underground DayTicket.

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Incercati sa vizitati obiectivele principale si daca aveti timp, muzeele – majoritatea sunt gratuite! Spun asta pentru ca Londra poate fi o excursie extrem de costisitoare, insa nu neaparat. Sunt multe locuri pe care le puteti vizita fara a plati nimic. Totul depinde de voi. Singura chestie care nu prea ar putea fi evitata e plata transportului. Aveti nevoie de un mijloc de transport in comun sa va deplasati. Noi, de exemplu, am platit 8 Lire pe un bilet valabil o zi pentru metrou – o afacere buna zic eu!

London Review London ReviewDon’t forget the comfy shoes! You’re gonna walk and walk and walk. And don’t forget to see the changing of the guards at the Buckingham Palace. It starts at around 11.30 but it’s not every day (it depends on the season). Check first online to be sure you’ll catch it and embrace yourself to see many many people. We haven’t had time to visit any museums this time, but I went last time to the British Museum and I was amazed. So I definitely recommend it, but reserve at least half a day for it. It’s the minimum you can spend there, in my opinion. There are also other museums as well, it all depends on what interests you most.

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Fetelor (in special), luati o pereche de pantofi/papuci comozi si nu va ganditi prea mult la aspect sau moda. E mult de mers pe jos. Si nu uitati sa vedeti schimbarea garzii la palatul Buckingham, de la 11.30. Insa nu e mereu in fiecare zi, depinde de sezon. Verificati rapid online sa vedeti daca prindeti evenimentul si mergeti sa vedeti. Va fi aglomeratie mare, dar veti putea vedea una alta. Legat de muzee, eu va recomand cu drag, insa trebuie sa tineti cont de faptul ca va vor ocupa mult din timp. De exemplu noi n-am vizitat niciunul de data asta doar pentru ca n-am avut cand. Insa sunt ceva extraordinar si gratuit! Am fost data trecuta la British Museum insa intr-o jumatate de zi abia am vazut totul in mare. E imens!

London ReviewLondon has many historical buildings but don’t forget to check the modern places as well. There’s the central part, close to the Tower of London together with the city hall, but there’s also an area with many banks and offices at the Canary Wharf. Now, I didn’t take many pictures, but if you put these words on Google Images, you’ll be amazed! Try it!

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Eu mereu asociam Londra cu cladiri istorice. Insa de data asta m-am orientat inspre partile moderne ale orasului si-am ramas impresionata. E zona centrala, de langa Tower of London, e primaria si e zona Canary Wharf (or fi mai multe, insa asta am vazut eu!). Va arat mai jos doua poze, insa credeti-ma ca nu sunt suficiente sa exprime ce e acolo. Si nu cred ca v-am convins. Insa cautati si pe Google (imagini) zonele astea, veti ramane surprinsi!london

London Review

London is a great place to go shopping, as one of the fashion centers in Europe.And it’s about the whole shopping experience that makes it special. However, we had no time left to go shopping. For us, visiting the city is always a priority. But hei, now I’ve got a new reason to go back!

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Londra e faimoasa si pentru magazinele ei. Si nu ma refer strict la branduri, ci la intreaga experienta, la frumoasele cladiri si strazi aglomerate. La shopping n-am fost, ca n-am mai avut timp si cel mai important era sa vizitez orasul. Asa ca nah, un alt motiv sa ma intorc! London ReviewLet me know if you want me to give you more details! I wanted to keep this post short, but I’m happy to share! 🙂

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Scrieti-mi daca vreti mai multe detalii! Am incercat sa fac o postare mai scurtuta, sa nu devina plictisitoare, insa va pot impartasi mai multe cu mare placere! 🙂London Souvenir

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