Christmas lights in Paris

Christmas markets have just exploded the last years, have you noticed? They're everywhere! It's no longer just an ancient German/Central European custom. These days, every city, every town and every little village seem to organise these festive affairs during Advent. Some Christmas markets last from late [...]

2015-12-26T15:48:43+01:0024 December 2015|France, Seasonal, current, Travel photos|

A Quirky Christmas Market in Paris

Christmas market and ultra-modern skyscrapers... not two terms that usually go together. I was in Paris last week for work. Having a few spare hours, I hopped on the metro to La Défense, largely for nostalgic reasons. (La Défense, as you might know, is the [...]

Another quick stop in Paris

Coming back from the Channel Islands, we're make another quick stop in Paris. We stay at the Novotel Gare Montparnasse - surprisingly nice for a chain hotel. We walk heaps (best way to see Paris, of course) - in St Germain and the Latin Quarter, [...]

Paris with kids – a quick stop

Paris isn't part of the Channel Islands. It's not even very near. But Paris is where our Channel Islands adventure begins. Going through Paris with kids, now that wasn't my best idea. I should have researched options better, especially for travelling times. And prices. But [...]

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