My perfect day in Paris: slipping solo across the Channel for lunch

There are many bloggers who are getting flack about sharing their love of travelling solo. It isn’t for everyone – but then neither are berets. It shouldn’t be a rite of passage shoved down the throats of unwilling accessories (see what I did there?), but simply another tool in the wanderlust arsenal. I have to say that as much as I adore my cheeky husband, I also love the chance to revel in sheer unadulterated… View Post

Off to Paris for Lunch, as you do!

Fancy something crazily luxurious? How about nipping across The Channel for lunch just because you can?   One of the biggest draws for living in London is the ability to leave it easily. What I mean is there is access from London to pretty well everywhere in the UK and Western Europe within a few(ish) hours. With the Eurostar mitigating the need to travel first to the airport (usually and arduous journey itself) and then through Airport check-in lines, going to… View Post

Designer Eclairs & The Worlds Geekiest Bar; living life as a Parisian

There are some things you have to do in Paris. Visit the Eiffel Tower, buy a hot baguette from the boulangerie (I’m kinda puzzled as to why they sell them with the ends missing and hubby has such a guilty face…oh, wait…), drink espresso outside the local cafe watching the world go by, try snails and frogs legs and stroll the Champ Elysee. Being old hands, in addition to this we were pretty keen to… View Post

48 hours in Paris – A London Kiwi’s Guide

Even the term itchy feet when translated into French is elegant. It can translate as bougeotte ‘wanderlust’ or vouloir changer d’horizons, which translates to literally ‘changing your horizon/view’.   You won’t need me to tell you that Paris is an amazing city, and really needs as much time you can give to her. Over the years I think I’ve spent nearly a month there, but if you’re really stuck for time, it’s possible to do all of the fun… View Post

Paris #travelthursdays

“He who contemplates the depths of Paris is seized with vertigo.Nothing is more fantastic. Nothing is more tragic.Nothing is more sublime.” ― Victor Hugo       “The last time I saw Paris, her heart was warm and gay, I heard the laughter of her heart in every street café.” ― Oscar Hammerstein II “Mine was the twilight and the morning. Mine was a world of rooftops and love songs.” ― Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy    “Paris… View Post