Category: France

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In pictures: Christmas in Paris

I was excited to visit Paris again so close to Christmas. It made the city feel even more magical. Here are some of my favourite photos from Christmas time in Paris.

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Five Great Cafes in Europe

Europe has a fabulous cafe culture. Just think of Paris where sitting at small table, sipping an espresso and watching the world go by is a thing! I love discovering great cafes when I travel. Here are some of my favourite finds.

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Paris: My crush just got serious

Every time I visit Paris, I fall in love with it a little bit more. But it wasn’t love at first sight. There are people for whom Paris holds a special draw. It’s one of the cities to see in…

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The tale of The Tower and a teacup

It was the Teacup Tale I had to have. My little teacup has visited many places in several different countries, but aside from a few iconic spots, most of the destinations have been unidentifiable. Not this one. Wonderful Paris. Two years ago I’d…

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Why I travel: things that made me say “wow”

Expectations are a funny thing, especially when travelling. But what happens when you have no idea what’s around the corner, therefore no expectations? In my experience, it’s led to some of the best moments of my travels so far.

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Track side: Le Tour in Paris

There are some events a sports fan just has to watch. They include, but are not limited to, the Melbourne Cup, tennis Grand Slam finals, the AFL Grand Final, the Boxing Day Test, any soccer or rugby world cup game Australia is competing…

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Why I love le Tour

Le Tour de France is one of the greatest sporting events in the world and is great fun as a spectator – either live or at home. What is it about this race that makes it so much fun for everyone?