She said Yes!

We are interrupting scheduled programing for this breaking news update which is now a couple of days old. Like some of you, who connect with me on Social Media platforms such as Twitter already know, I am right now in Paris since last weekend. But I am not alone this time around.

Proposal trip to Paris

She said Yes!

While I have been lying through my teeth over the past so many weeks about this trip, I’ve been planning a surprise getaway to Paris for my girlfriend, who has been referred to as my partner on this blog before. So, till the time we were on the Jet Airways check-in aisle at Mumbai Airport, the lady did not know we were going to Paris. We flew on Jet Airways’ new Mumbai – Paris service, in one of my best Premiere Class flights to date. It helped that I recognised the crew on the flight, as the in-flight supervisor was someone who I had flown with before and I knew it was going to be a good flight.

Once in Paris, we’ve been all over the place, exploring Paris like at least I haven’t done before, and I’d blocked off Tuesday as Rest Day. We were staying at the Radisson Blu Le Metropolitian for the night, which is in eyeshot of the Eiffel, and someone wondered why were we not going to the Eiffel Tower.

I’d already booked dinner at one of the Eiffel Tower restaurants, but I was not going to tell. We went over sufficiently ahead of time to take a walk before we went for dinner. And then, somewhere at the Champ de Mars, I proposed. Thankfully, there were no surprises. She said Yes!

Flytographer was there to capture the occasion, and we were over to the 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant right after to celebrate our engagement.

Now, back to exploring Paris before I get over to Mumbai on a Jet Airways flight tomorrow again (only if they won’t have screwed up with our online check in options!)

And now, back to regular scheduled programming!

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Ajay Awtaney is the Founder and Editor of Live From A Lounge (LFAL), a pioneering digital platform renowned for publishing news and views about aviation, hotels, passenger experience, loyalty programs, travel trends and frequent travel tips for the Global Indian. He is considered the Indian authority on business travel, luxury travel, frequent flyer miles, loyalty credit cards and travel for Indians around the globe. Ajay is a frequent contributor and commentator on the media as well, including ET Now, BBC, CNBC TV18, NDTV, Conde Nast Traveller and many other outlets.

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  1. Ajay!!!!

    Congrats man… Now you need to plan for the next BIG trip.. your honeymoon 🙂
    A toast to the both of you…. May you both have numerous travels (on cards + points) around the world


  2. wow congratulations! i wish my wife doesnot read this, she will kill for lack of romance on my part. 🙂

  3. Well done and heartiest congratulations!! We don’t mind scheduled programming to be interrupted for such amazing news.

  4. Congrats. You picked a great place to propose. I just hope she knows what’s she’s getting her self into and how many frequent flyer/hotel/etc. accounts she will have 🙂

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