Where to Get the Best Views of the Eiffel Tower

Now we all know that when someone comes to visit Paris, the main priority is seeing the spectacular Eiffel Tower. Although the Tower was actually only intended to be built just for the entrance to the 1889 World’s Fair, it has now become a global icon for France and is the most visited paid monumentContinue reading “Where to Get the Best Views of the Eiffel Tower”

Top Free/Cheap Things to do in Paris

One of the most challenging things while travelling abroad is budgeting your money. I for sure am one of those people who live in the moment, and don’t think about the financial consequences afterwards. It is difficult when visiting expensive countries as you come to realise that things cost way more than you expected. (no.8Continue reading “Top Free/Cheap Things to do in Paris”

Photo Diary – Paris in Spring

“I never knew the charm of spring, I never met it face to face, I never knew my heart could sing, I never missed a warm embrace, Till April in Paris” – Ella Fitzgerald

Best Cafes to Try in Paris

Over the past year or so, the coffee culture in Paris has grown immensely. More and more cafes have been opened all around Paris. For coffee addicts like me, it is great to have plenty of options as to where to go. Not only do these cafe’s have great coffee, but awesome food too! Here is aContinue reading “Best Cafes to Try in Paris”

Marche Republicaine Paris – Je suis Charlie

On Sunday, hundreds of thousands of people joined together at Place de la Republique in Paris to honour the lives who were taken in the attacks last week, and to march for unity. Officials say it is the largest march in French History and more people attended than when France was liberated from the Nazi’s inContinue reading “Marche Republicaine Paris – Je suis Charlie”

Merci Used Book Cafe, Paris

Since the weather has been cold and rainy these past few months, it has become the perfect time to perch yourself up in a nice, warm, cosy cafe. Whether you’re wanting to sit in a corner and read a book, or meet up with a group of friends, Merci Used Book Cafe has plenty to offer. WithContinue reading “Merci Used Book Cafe, Paris”

5 Things to do in Paris for Christmas

Galeries Lafayette An upscale shopping centre on boulevard Haussmann, in which every year, they put on wonderful Christmas display. The most popular being their Christmas tree. This year they have put up an upside down Christmas tree under the 100 year old dome. They also have themed window displays on the outside of the building, which becomeContinue reading “5 Things to do in Paris for Christmas”

La Maison Rose – Montmatre, Paris

Hidden down the quaint cobblestoned streets of Montmatre, lies La Maison Rose. A perfect spot to sit, have a coffee and people watch before or after visiting the Basilica Sacre Coeur. Believe it or not, Picasso used to frequent this “pink house”. It was owned by Germaine Gargallo (also known as Germaine Pichot) for around 40Continue reading “La Maison Rose – Montmatre, Paris”

Atop the Arc de Triomphe

Since sunshine is becoming a rare sight in Paris this past week, we jumped at the chance to spend a stunning Sunday outdoors. We thought, What better to do than climb the stairs to the terrace atop the Arc de Triomphe? No matter how many times I go up there, I’ll always have my breath takenContinue reading “Atop the Arc de Triomphe”

Paris, Mon Amour

I don’t know if its just me, but when I travel somewhere, I want to make the most of my time there and see as much as I can in the short period of time. But sometimes that travel book you spend €15 on can take up your time flicking through trying to find thatContinue reading “Paris, Mon Amour”