France: Have You Visited The Eiffel Tower in Paris Yet?

The world is full of iconic landmarks and I have been lucky enough to visit a number of them – the Empire State Building in New York, The Burj Khalifa in Dubai and not forgetting the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia. However, for me, there was always one that was at the top of my list and that was the cultural icon of France, the most famous structure in the beautiful and unique city of Paris – the Eiffel Tower. Therefore, when Mr ESLT surprised me with an amazing long weekend getaway to the City of Light for my 30th birthday visiting the Eiffel…

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France: Everything You Need To Know Before Planning A Trip To Paris

Home to more than ten million, Paris is the centre of European commerce and a cosmopolitan world capital. It is unique, the world capital of fashion and art, a city that offers so much more than just the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and the Champs Elysees. The City of Lights is home to the greatest museums,  exclusive experiences in its parks, gardens, cafes, concert halls and its grand boulevards. And the back streets are what makes Paris that much more exciting – the city’s restaurants, the famed gourmet food stores, and the bakeries are experiences to be savoured. With so…

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France: The Alternative Guide to Paris

Whether you’ve been to Paris before or this is your first time in the capital of love, you’ll want to make the most of your experience. Granted, Paris is home to the Louvre, Notre Dame and Eiffel Tower, to name a few of its attractions, but it’s also got so much more to offer you. With that in mind, here are some of the exciting things you could discover on your next trip to Paris: 

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France: Your Guide to Touring Paris in a Day

Are you travelling Europe, and have a day to spend in beautiful Paris? Hailed ‘the most romantic city in the world’ it’s a haven for all things shopping, fashion, dining and culture. There’s far more to see and do in Paris that you could ever manage in a day, but to get the best out of your trip here are a few things to consider.

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France: I Love Paris In The Springtime (3 Day Itinerary)

Earlier this week I write a post entitled “Why I’ve Never Bought My Husband a Birthday Present” and it got me thinking about the best ‘present’ I’ve ever received from him. I didn’t have to think for long before the obvious popped into my head – Paris. It was definitely Paris – one of the most romantic cities in Europe. Mr ESLT pulled out all the stops when it came to my 30th birthday a couple (ok three) years ago. He thought long and hard about everything that I would like and merged it all into one fantastic trip.

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