The perfect London-to-Paris experience
By Aimee Heckel
Something about the crisp fall air has us dreaming about a western European vacation. And if anyone knows how to travel in style, it’s Ava Roxanne Stritt, the Spa Travel Gal.
Every month we talk to Stritt to get her ideas and advice on planning a luxury vacation. We always add in some money-saving tips, too.
This month, Stritt talks shares inspiration from her family trip to Europe, highlighting a day trip from London to Paris via the so-called “Eurostar of Chunnel.”
What to pack
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Where to stay
Stritt’s favorite place to stay in London when traveling via Eurostar is the Marriott’s St. Pancras Renaissance. Stay in a traditional Victorian-style Chambers suite and you can get access to VIP Eurostar transfer services.
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Arrive and revive
To prepare for the day trip to Paris, Stritt says she stopped by the St. Pancras Spa for a special travel treatment, “Arrive and Revive.” The treatment soothes sore muscles, softens the ski and boosts circulation.
Read part two of Stritt’s European vacation — a day trip in Paris — tomorrow!
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