Traveling to Paris? Do it on a budget and save more money for retirement. Airfare is among the larger expenses so plan to spend a thousand dollars for a round trip ticket unless booking a repositioning cruise, which occur when cruise companies are relocating their ships. You can quite possibly get to Europe from Miami without jet lag and at a discounted price. Get tipsy for free by visiting the website parisbymouth.com, which lists wine tastings, restaurant openings and food tours among many other events. Walking the grounds of the Chateau de Versaille with all its shrubbery, statues and fountains is well worth the cost of a subway ride. People watching is a past time in of itself in Paris. For the price of a cup of coffee at a popular cafe on Rue Mouffetard, you'll be entertained for hours.