The Magic of Paris at Christmas

The Magic of Paris at Christmas

Christmas markets a plenty, department stores dripping in festive bling and avenues of trees sparkling with fairy lights – these images and more swam in my head as I boarded the Eurostar train at St Pancras Station in London. A little more than two hours later I was in Paris. Why? To photograph the City of Lights at Christmas.

Rue Montorgueil, Paris – a food lover’s delight!

Rue Montorgueil, Paris – a food lover’s delight!

On a chilly Sunday morning in Paris a couple of weeks ago, Neill and I met up with the charming ‘Chef du Cuisine’, Habiybah from Avenue Story, for a complimentary guided tour of the delightful food shops on rue Montorgueil near the centre of Paris, in the...
Instagramming Paris

Instagramming Paris

Like many of my fellow travel bloggers I love Instagram. I enjoy keeping up with other people’s travels there. Last weekend I spent a wonderful few days exploring Paris and, to give you a little taster of things to come, here’s my weekend in Paris as it...
Images of Montmartre

Images of Montmartre

One of my favourite areas of Paris is Montmartre with its colourful artists and buskers, beautiful architecture, cobbled streets and stunning views across the city; I would like to share with you some of my photos from a recent visit. I’d picked a hotel that was...
The Perfect Croissant

The Perfect Croissant

Each morning the croissant delights the taste buds of locals and visitors alike throughout the length and breadth of France and although its origins may well be in Austria it is without doubt quintessentially French. Lovingly prepared by hand, with the dough made at...
The 2CV, Paris’ equivalent of the Venetian gondola?

The 2CV, Paris’ equivalent of the Venetian gondola?

While exploring Paris last weekend, just as we caught our first site of the Sacre Coeur, a group of 2CVs drove past. It was a great opportunity to photograph this iconic symbol of France in front of one of Paris’ most famous landmarks. My first...

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