• Posts Tagged ‘Eiffel Tower’

    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    Paris – the Great Outdoors

    by  • February 14, 2014 • Architecture, City Breaks, Nature, Paris

    We couldn’t let Valentine’s Day pass without a little homage to the City of Love. Here’s my own personal round-up of romantic, outdoor hotspots for Paris, a perennial short break favourite. Relaxing en plein air amidst the verdant landscapes of the French capital’s parks has to be one of my all-time favourite Parisian pastimes....

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    Rail Travel in France – A Great Option despite the recent Disruption

    by  • September 11, 2013 • City Breaks, Multi Centre Breaks, Nice, Paris, Rail • 0 Comments

    French train services have been disrupted again this week as the CGT labour union has asked workers to strike over plans to reform the country’s pension system. The union has called for protests and work stoppages as President Francois Hollande’s Socialist government prepares to legislate on pension reforms.  Rail and other public services in...

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