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 [...]
Ever considered getting an MBA? You could do a lot worse than to choose INSEAD. When I was at uni in the USA, several of my friends went on to do their Masters degrees here, and no wonder: not only is INSEAD one of the [...]
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 [...]
Favourite hotels of 2009 include Dubai, Hønefoss, London, Sardinia, Denmark, Sweden, Channel Islands (Jersey and Guernsey), Paris, Bahrain, Kuwait
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 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 [...]
8 places I'd rather be right now: Spitsbergen, Australia, Devonport (New Zealand), Singapore, Buenos Aires, Paris, Cape Town and Namibia.