France Blog Posts

Notre Dame – A glitch in the matrix

By | April 4th, 2016|Categories: Bosnia, France, Vietnam|Tags: , , , , , |

Notre Dame (the one in Paris, AKA Notre-Dame de Paris) is an incredible structure, a marvel. A historic Catholic cathedral on the eastern half of one of two remaining natural islands in the River Seine,  Notre Dame [...]

Jardin d’Acclimatation – Paris’ other amusement park

By | August 18th, 2015|Categories: France|Tags: , |

Jardin d’Acclimatation > Disney? Disney is great.  No seriously, I love a good Disney movie.  I enjoyed every minute of re-watching (I saw it in the cinema too) Big Hero 6 last week, and Robin Hood [...]

Climbing the Eiffel Tower at dusk, Paris

By | July 29th, 2015|Categories: France|Tags: |

Climbing the Eiffel Tower at dusk is a must in my book, but how can you go to Paris and not climb the Eiffel Tower? I mean who would do that? Why would you do [...]

The cost of 2 night in Paris

By | July 16th, 2015|Categories: Budget Travel, France|Tags: , |

What is the cost of 2 night in Paris?  How much is it to visit one of Europe's most beautiful cities? My list visit to Paris was under slightly unfortunate circumstances.  While Paris is an incredible [...]

Snowboarding in Valmorel [VIDEO]

By | March 3rd, 2015|Categories: France, Snowboarding, Video|Tags: , |

Ah snowboarding, my new favourite thing.  Not a lot to say about this post really, I went snowboarding in Valmorel, France, loved it and made a video of the trip. I have written a post [...]

The cost of 5 days snowboarding in Valmorel

By | February 19th, 2015|Categories: Budget Travel, France, Snowboarding|Tags: |

Snowboarding in Valmorel was never likely to fall under budget travel, but I'd promised myself that I would, just this once, splurge and experience a more established snow resort in the alps.  I now bring to [...]

A tour of Paris by Segway (Video)

By | January 31st, 2014|Categories: France, Video|Tags: , |

Paris by Segway, really?  I mean Paris is a beautiful city, a city rich in history, stunning architecture, incredible art and exquisite food.  Stating the obvious? ... yeah probably, but its 100% true.  You know [...]

Paris: Italian food and secret cocktails

By | January 15th, 2014|Categories: France|Tags: |

Pizza, in Paris? What was I thinking? Pizza is Italian, it should be eaten in Italy, or at any London based Pizza Express when I have a 2 for 1 Orange Wednesday code.  It should [...]

Mapped Instagram photos of Paris

By | January 10th, 2014|Categories: France, Real Time Blogging|Tags: , |

Ah Paris. Fine dining - duck confit, onion soup, frogs legs and smelly cheese. Exquisite art - La Louve and the Monna Lisa within. Architectural marvels - the Effiel Tower, Notre Dame and the Galeries [...]

Champagne and Macaroons courtesy of Air France

By | December 11th, 2012|Categories: France|Tags: , |

I'm not a massive champagne fan and up until Monday i'd never tasted a macaroon in my life (scandalous I know), but last Monday the lovely people at Air France afforded me the opportunity not [...]