View of Paris and the Eiffel tower

Paris’ grandeur is inspiring but what I love most about the city is its intimacy. Its quarters are like a patchwork of villages, and while it’s one of the world’s major metropolises – with all of the culture and facilities that go with it – there’s a real sense ofContinue Reading

Le Colimaçon, Paris

The absolute worst thing to do when you visit Paris is plan too much. Eiffel tower, Notre Dame, L’Arc de Triomphe — stand in line for hours to experience what everybody says you have to. But you’d be committing a cardinal sin to visit Paris and not leave enough timeContinue Reading

View of Paris and the Eiffel tower

Understandably, particularly for budget travellers or families on holiday, when we think about museums passes and other such schemes, it is often with saving money in mind. The truth is that travelling can be an expensive past time. And for a city like Paris, where here are many wonderful museumsContinue Reading

A night photo of the Paris and the Eiffel tower from Montparnasse Tower

I’m used to seeing cities from the bottom up. Everything from where we normally stand seems impossibly big. So naturally, my mind is blown away when I see cities from far above and realize how tiny they look. Whenever I get on a place I get a glimpse of thisContinue Reading

Inside Olga’s Delicious Paris. A photo of one of their delicatessen.

As a traveler who loves to eat, I often base my trips around food. Not only do I love to try local restaurants but I also relish visiting local markets and trying a bit of everything. So when preparing my itinerary for Paris I knew I had to do aContinue Reading