Free Things to do in Paris


Paris is notoriously regarded as one of the most expensive cities in the world to visit. Personally, I didn’t find it quite as bad as people make it out to be and I found prices were similar to most popular European cities. That being said, if you’re on a tight budget, you are certainly going… Read More

View of the Seine in Paris, France

Beautiful Scenes from the Seine in Paris


The river Seine is undoubtedly at the heart of Paris. The true essence of the city. It meanders through the city and its banks are lined with beautiful French architecture that oozes with history. At the heart of the city, the two islands of Ile de la Cite and Ile Saint Louis provide a beautiful… Read More

Notre Dame Cathedral on the Seine in Paris

Notre Dame on the Seine at Night in Paris


Today’s travel photo is of Notre Dame Cathedral from the Seine at night in Paris, France. I took this photo after going for a late night walk around the city after dinner one night. The night air was cool and the city was all lit up, making it even more beautiful. River boats were still… Read More

Eiffel Tower at night, Paris

Day & Night at the Eiffel Tower, Paris


If you’ve never been to Paris, what is the first thing that pops into your mind when you think of the city? The Eiffel Tower, right? You’re not the only one, and it seems that most people head straight to this iconic landmark as soon as they get to the city, and understandably so. Of… Read More

Old farmhouse at Marie Antoinette's Estate in Versailles, France

Farmhouse in Marie Antoinette’s Estate at Versailles, France


Today’s travel photo is of an old 18th century farmhouse in Marie Antoinette’s Estate at Versailles, France. Marie Antoinette, Queen of France at the time, wasn’t fond of the court at Versailles. She much preferred the country life, so in 1783, she ordered the construction of her own secluded estate, with her own small palace and… Read More

Escargot in Paris, France

Eating Escargot in Paris


One of my favourite things about travel is trying new food and experiencing local cuisines. When I travel to a new country I try very hard to eat only the local cuisine while I’m there, which I usually find is delicious. In some places around the world, however, the local cuisine does come with some… Read More

Wall of bones in the Catacombs of Paris

The Catacombs of Paris


Being a more adventurous traveller, I usually find myself seeking out unusual things to do and to wander the path less travelled, rather than just sticking to the popular tourist attractions. Even in a city such as Paris – one of the most visited cities in the world – I was determined to get away… Read More

A narrow street in the Latin Quarter of Paris

Narrow Street in the Latin Quarter, Paris


Today’s travel photo is of the narrow street of Rue Galande in the Latin Quarter of Paris. The Latin Quarter is one of my favourite areas in Paris, filled with picturesque streets with lots of interesting shops and cafes to discover. It is down little lanes and alleys like this that you discover Paris’ hidden… Read More