409, 2017

Hiring a Car in the South of France

By |September 4th, 2017|Destinations, France, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Hiring a car in the south of France was absolutely one of the best things we did on our trip there.

Thomas was the one who came up with the idea, so I let him pick the car. After all, he was the one who would be doing the driving! We had just decided on the spur of the moment to […]

1408, 2017

Off to the South of France!

By |August 14th, 2017|Destinations, France|0 Comments

As this post goes live I’ll likely be throwing the last few things into my suitcase before heading to the airport. I’m off to the south of France for five glorious days!

Thomas and I were originally supposed to be travelling together with his parents. His mum just celebrated a big birthday (I won’t say which!) and this was our gift […]

808, 2016

Tips for Travelling By Train in France

By |August 8th, 2016|Cruise Tips, Destinations, France, Travel Tips|0 Comments

I feel very lucky to have travelled extensively through France and have done so many times by train. Train travel is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to get around in France. Plus it’s a good way to see some of the gorgeous countryside and dramatic coastlines that it’s blessed with.

I’ve only ever had positive experiences with train travel […]

1908, 2015

25 Fun Facts About the Eiffel Tower

By |August 19th, 2015|Destinations, France|0 Comments

The Eiffel Tower is my absolute favourite landmark in Paris and it’s something I believe no visitor to the city should miss out on seeing. Here’s 25 fun facts about the Eiffel Tower…

This post is brought to you in collaboration with PARISCityVISION. 

2704, 2015

Disneyland Resort Paris: Tips & Advice

By |April 27th, 2015|Destinations, 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|Destinations, 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|Destinations, France, Travel Tales, Travel Tips|8 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|Destinations, 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|Destinations, 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 […]