A dog trip to Paris: a brief “Paris-chien” guide

Argo in the Ile de la Cité

Paris is 2,5 hours far from London by Eurostar. However, since the Eurostar does not allow pets onboard, if you wish to travel with your dog  you have to opt for a 5,5 to 7 hours long journey and give up the comfort of a superfast direct train. Once in Paris, what about a dog day there? For my afternoon in the Ville Lumière during my London to Venice dog train trip I had put together a brief Paris dog guide, which I want to share with you. I like to call it “Parichien” or “Paris-chien” Guide, in a perfect The Londog style (in French “chien” means dog, so Parichien is The Londog’s homologous!).

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How to travel with a large dog on London tube (avoiding escalators)

Argo in the tube

Getting around in London on public transport is fast and convenient. Even with a dog. However, if you travel with a large four-legged friend, escalators can become your nightmare. It is a matter of common knowledge that dogs may get injured on escalators: fur, nails or skin can get trapped into moving staircases’ teeth causing serious harm to your pet. So, unless you are Ryan Gosling – who was pictured few years back carrying his beloved furry companion George – or you are otherwise strong enough to carry your dog for an escalator ride, you may want to look for ways to avoid moving staircases.

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