England: Edwardian B&B;
Primrose House Bed & Breakfast, 56 Boston Gardens, Brentford, London TW89LP; 011-44-208-568-5573, www.primrosehouse.com. “Immaculate, tastefully decorated Edwardian home near the Thames that survived the bombing during World War II. The hosts, Dr. Garrie and Constance Williams, are very helpful. Seven miles by Underground to the center of London; close to Heathrow Airport.” Room with shared bath, $78; with private bath, $94.
France: Paris flats
Paris Vacation Apartments, 86 Blvd. de Clichy, 75018 Paris; (781) 862-3304 or 011-336-1244-
64-78, www.parisvacationapartments.com. “Several apartments available, mostly in Montmartre. The Rue Lepic studios overlook wonderful street markets; there are complete kitchens and tiny modern bathrooms with showers and plentiful hot water. The apartments are half a block from the Moulin Rouge but might as well be in another world.” Studios from $450 per week, one-bedrooms from $700, two-bedrooms from $1,200, three-bedrooms from $1,600.
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