• Paris

    The October Octet

    by  • September 21, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Turin, Vienna, Zurich

    From Stockholm to Zurich, Madrid to Milan, there’s an Extravaganza of Exhibitions across Europe this Autumn. As you’ll have no doubt seen from my recent blogs, the arrival of autumn brings about an abundance of artistic offerings as the museums and cultural institutions unveil their fabulous temporary exhibitions, complementing their already impressive permanent collection,...

    Read more →

    Olympic Aspirations – The 2024 Quintet of Candidates is Unveiled

    by  • September 16, 2015 • Budapest, City Breaks, Hamburg, Paris, Rome, Sport

    Paris, Rome, Los Angeles, Hamburg and Budapest declared candidates to host the 2024 Olympic Games. Although the year 2024 might be a considerable way off, there’s much talk this morning about the 2024 Olympic Games and the five candidate cities which have just been officially revealed. Announcing the news of the five hopeful host...

    Read more →

    Paris Tops the Polls as Best Overseas City

    by  • September 8, 2015 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Fashion, Nature, Paris, Rail, Religious Sites, Shopping

    The French Capital Reigns Supreme in the Condé Nast Traveller’s Reader Travel Awards 2015. Another day, another poll and this one is devoted to Condé Nast Traveller’s 2015 Reader Travel Awards (UK edition) and the category of best overseas city. There were no great surprises in the top 20, with eighty percent of the...

    Read more →

    The Telegraph’s Short-Haul Bucket List

    by  • September 7, 2015 • Architecture, Art, Athens, Berlin, City Breaks, Moscow, Nature, Paris, Prague, Religious Sites, Rome, St Petersburg

    From Ephesus in Turkey to the Eiffel Tower, Venice to Versailles, The Telegraph selects its top 30 European places to visit before you die. Travel awards and top ten lists always greatly interest me and The Telegraph’s bucket list is no exception. Described as “the ultimate collection of places to see and things to...

    Read more →

    Paris – the Perfect City Break Introduction for Children

    by  • July 29, 2015 • Children, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Paris, Rail

    Indoors and Outdoors, Paris Offers a Magical Summer Holiday Adventure for all the Family. With the summer holidays now well underway, you might already be wondering how you’re going to survive the remaining few weeks, especially if the weather doesn’t make a swift improvement! If you’re looking for an easily-accessible change of scene for...

    Read more →

    Summer Holiday City Breaks with a Child-Friendly Twist

    by  • July 6, 2015 • Amsterdam, Art, Children, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Film, New York, Paris, Utrecht

    From Harry Potter to The Hunger Games, New York to the Netherlands, toddlers to teenagers, captivate the kids with a child-friendly exhibition. The summer holidays are fast approaching and if you’re anything like me, you’re probably wondering how on earth you’re going to fill six weeks of lazy school-free days with interesting, inspirational ideas...

    Read more →

    Paris to Lose its Love Locks

    by  • June 1, 2015 • Architecture, City Breaks, Paris

    Paris’ Pont des Arts to become padlock free. For years Paris has held the crown as the city of romance, with besotted couples descending on the French capital in their droves to drink in the attractiveness, allure and amour that render it the perfect city break destination for love. Indeed, where better than to...

    Read more →