2704, 2015

Disneyland Resort Paris: Tips & Advice

By |April 27th, 2015|France, Travel Tales|0 Comments

When Thomas whisked me off to Paris for my 25th birthday the other week I had secret thoughts of having a day trip to Disneyland Resort Paris, but I thought maybe since I was turning 25 I shouldn’t bother. I should try being a grown-up for a change and have an extra day of sightseeing, exploring and eating in the […]

2004, 2015

10 Paris Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know

By |April 20th, 2015|France, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Paris is one of the worlds most famous and visited cities, but on my recent visit there I learned some new and interesting facts about The City of Light whilst on our incredible food tour.
1. The Can-Can was originally a dance between men and women
When you hear Can-Can you probably think of a line full of gorgeous women, smiling, shining […]

1004, 2015

8 Free Things To Do in Paris

By |April 10th, 2015|France, Travel Tales|2 Comments

Paris can be an extremely expensive city to visit which can make it pretty unattractive to people who don’t have bucket loads of cash to spare.

However, there are actually loads of great things you can experience in Paris for free. Then you can spend your hard earned cash on the more important stuff like eating ALL of the delicious French […]

604, 2015

12 Things to Do in Paris

By |April 6th, 2015|France, Travel Tales|4 Comments

1. Eat Macarons
I found the best macarons ever on my last trip to Paris thanks to the fabulous food tour I embarked upon.

Forget Ladurée and head for Christophe Roussel instead. The macarons are incredible and there’s a whole bunch of different and exciting flavours to try, like Chocolate Bergamot and Lavender Apricot. Chocolate and coconut was definitely my favourite!
2. Visit Disneyland […]

3003, 2015

A Perfect Paris Food Tour

By |March 30th, 2015|France, Travel Tales|4 Comments

What could be better than celebrating your 25th birthday in Paris? Celebrating your 25th birthday in Paris on a food tour!
Birthday + Paris + food = happy Emma!
We met our tour guide Pierre Jean, outside a metro station in the heart of the Montmatre area, high above the rest of the city.

Our first stop was to a traditional boulangerie where […]

2703, 2015

Paris in Pictures

By |March 27th, 2015|France, Travel Tales|2 Comments

I spent five amazing days in Paris last week to celebrate my 25th birthday. The trip was a gift from my amazing guy Thomas and I was positively bursting with happiness to be back in one of my favourite cities in the world and to be spending my birthday there.

The trip was a whirlwind of sightseeing and discovering new places […]

1603, 2015

Paris Plans

By |March 16th, 2015|France, Travel Tales|3 Comments

This Thursday I’m going to Paris. Eeeeeee!

I’m more than a little excited to return to Paris for the second time as I’m going to be celebrating my 25th birthday there on Sunday too! What a fabulous place to celebrate!

My amazing boyfriend Thomas is taking me to Paris as my birthday gift and I’m so excited to explore the city with […]

1201, 2015

Alternative Cities to Visit in Europe

By |January 12th, 2015|Croatia, France, Scotland, Spain, Travel Tales|2 Comments

You know that feeling when you want to take a trip but aren’t sure where to go?

Sure, you could hit up some of Europe’s big-name cities like Paris, Rome, Barcelona or Madrid but, maybe you’ve already been there, or you just don’t feel like going somewhere that feels as though everyone visits. Or perhaps it’s that the inflated prices of the popular […]

1408, 2014

10 Reasons to Love the South of France

By |August 14th, 2014|France, Travel Tales|2 Comments

The South of France, also known as the Côte d’Azur or French Riviera, is one of my absolute favourite regions in the world. I’ve been lucky enough to have travelled there many, many times and for me there are SO many reasons to love this stunning area. 

I’ve had a serious think about it and come up with my best 10 reasons to love the South of France…
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2001, 2014

That Time I Almost Missed My Flight

By |January 20th, 2014|France, Travel Tales|2 Comments

“YES we made it” I shrieked as we ran towards the crew who were still gathering tickets and letting the last passengers head down the steps towards the plane. I was sweaty, out of breath and felt like my heart was going to pound right out of my chest with the panic of potentially missing my flight.

But how had I got here? I’m the girl who likes to be early for everything, especially flights. I even become irrationally flustered if I know I’m going to end up 5 minutes late for a lunch date with a friend. […]