Planning Our Dream Trip To Paris With Gogobot

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As you already know, we love to travel. We usually take a few road trips and we also try to plan a bigger vacation every year.  Figuring out where we want to go is not that easy though.  We have lots of ideas, but deciding on something that will fit our budget is where we tend to get stuck sometimes.  So right now I’m doing some brainstorming for next year.  I like to start planning early so that we can start saving up.

In the past I’ve used a lot of different travel sites to research trip ideas.  However, I recently heard of a new trip planning site called Gogobot.  Gogobot is a great site that can help you with all aspects of planning your trip. It is a mix of trip planner and social networking, all wrapped up into one helpful site. Whether you need plane tickets, a hotel recommendation or you want to know the best places to eat in, you can find it all on Gogobot.  Philip sometimes thinks that using a trip planner is unnecessary.  I guess he doesn’t really realize just how helpful these sites can be for planning the perfect getaway. For one thing, if we’re traveling to a destination that we’ve never visited before, it can be hard to sort through all the recommendations for restaurants, hotels, tourist attractions and transportation methods; however, with the help of other travelers and a fun social networking site, you can discover the true hidden gems in any city.

One of our dream vacations would be a trip to Paris.

Beautiful photo of the Eiffel tower in Paris with gorgeous sky colors and wide angle perspective - © jovannig - Fotolia.comWhile I don’t think we’ll be going there anytime soon, it never hurts to do a little research and early planning so that we can at least have an idea as to how much a trip like this would cost as well as which areas we want to visit when we’re there. Hey, a girl can dream!

Knowing where you want to stay will definitely be helpful when it comes to choosing a hotel because, choosing the right hotel can make a big difference in how you experience the city. In fact, it can mean the difference between being in the heart of the city and enjoying the convenience and excitement that only Paris can provide or finding yourself in a more remote location with limited accessibility to Paris’ most popular attractions. Plus, I am very picky when it comes to hotels.

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Sites like Gogobot can be a big help because of the social aspect of the site.  I love it that real people are leaving reviews and rating the hotels.  They are also leaving some great tips as to which rooms afford better views, etc.  You can also find recommendations for a large number of hotels since Gogobot lists everything from budget-friendly options to extremely luxurious accommodations.

When you are trying to decide where to stay in Paris, it is also important to understand not only how the city is laid out, but also what attractions you want to be near. I’ve heard that navigating Paris is typically quite easy and is something that even a casual visitor will be able to master in a very short time; however, each area has its own distinct style and charm. Some areas are more eclectic, others quite posh, but all of them offer a taste of Paris. I for one am very interested in exploring the Parisian art scene.  I want to explore museums such as the Louvre and The Musee d’Orsay, so I want to make sure we stay somewhere that is not too far from these attractions.

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Gogobot allows you to tap into the knowledge of your friends when planning a trip anywhere. You can find like-minded travelers and inspiration for your next vacation, creating easy-to-use wishlists you can return to again and again.

And when you are not in vacation mode or planning a trip, you can discover hidden gems in your own neighborhood for entertaining guests or a weekend staycation.

The best part? Every page on Gogobot is personalized. You can see reviews from your friends and people you are following at the top, which allows you to weed out the noise and fraudulent reviews that become a problem on other review sites. Check out Gogobot today!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gogobot. The opinions and text are all mine.

If you had the chance to travel to anywhere in the world, where would you go?

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  • My eldest daughter is studying European countries right now, and she has a list about 10 miles long of countries she would love to see. This would be a great site for her.

  • Oh my goodness. I would love to travel to Paris someday! Our next big trip is going to be to Callaway Gardens in Georgia!

  • Paris is such a beautiful place to visit. I have friends that live there and they are always posting the most amazing pictures. I don’t do much traveling but I am glad to know about such sites as Gogobot. Thank you!

  • this is great. There is so much that goes in to planning and saving for a trip. Maybe thats why we havent taken one in years. Although this year our sons school trip is to spain so looks like we’ll get to go.

  • GogoBot sounds like a great research tool. I really like getting real people’s reviews before we go somewhere. Who knows when we will actually get a chance to go on vacation, but like you said, it never hurts to plan ahead….just in case!

  • It’s look like an interesting tool to plan your visit well in advance. As while traveling budget is the most common problem we face which often spoil our plans . But with this tool we can manage our travel expenses and it is very handy for saving money.

Planning Our Dream Trip To Paris With Gogobot

by Diane time to read: 3 min