San Francisco, California
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Start-up entrepreneur who has spent a lot of time on the road traveling for business. Enjoys experiencing big cities and seeks culinary and cultural experiences that are not the common tourist destinations. Lived in London and visits regularly as it is my favorite city in the world. NYC is a close second. If anyone needs culinary recs for London, Paris, NYC, Los Angeles, Orange County, CA and many others, I'm happy to help.
General rule, the more attractive the view is, the less they care about food quality. These days a few higher end places are bucking that trend but just be prepared that they'll be expensive. Very expensive. WP24 in downtown LA is Wolfgang Puck's mod... See More
You generally need a car in LA. Depending upon the season, there is a huge spread as to how much they will cost. Most American auto insurance policies and good credit cards provide rental car insurance. If you're international check with your credit ... See More
I personally think you're cutting it way too close because too many things can go wrong - flight delay, luggage carousel delay, customs delay, immigration delays, train delays, train line closures, and more. But if it's not possible to change the Eur... See More
Depending on how you wish to schedule your trip, you may wish to stay in a couple of different places. Traffic is truly an issue, so you must account for the fact that you simply cannot drive from certain areas to others at certain times without wast... See More
London is my absolute favorite city. But one thing I've noticed is that flights into and out of London are more expensive than those into cities who use the Euro as their currency. This is particularly tough if one wants to use frequent flier miles, ... See More
You don't need to go to (or inside) the Eiffel Tower. Since you're going to Printemps and Galleries Lafayette, go to the roof, and take your photo with the tower in the background, it's the best view in the city and you'll save the 3+ hours you'll wa... See More
It's possible. Won't be that enjoyable though because you'll be spending a lot of time traveling in between destinations. Even though train rides are not that long, getting to and from the train stations, with luggage etc. eats up time. So if you wan... See More
It's not far in terms of miles - maybe 10 - 12 miles but depending upon traffic the answer can be that it's VERY VERY far. Maybe if one leaves between 10AM and 10:30 AM or on a weekend it can be reasonable - around 30 minutes. With traffic it could t... See More