Eiffel Tower from Tuileries Garden

November 2019 Monthly Round Up

I feel like I’ve spent all of November wrapped up in the chaos of moving house, it’s certainly took over a big chunk of my time, but looking back there’s been plenty more happening. I’m not quite sure how we fit it all in, but we have and it’s ended up being a month that’s created some of the best memories. Here’s my November... read more[...]

paris christmas market tuileries gardens

Festive Magic At Paris Christmas Market In The Tuileries Gardens

A magical city at any time of year, Paris takes it to a whole new level at Christmas time. I first went a few years ago back when one of the main Christmas markets lined the Champs Elysees, but due to issues with landowner disagreements, the market has since been moved to the Tuileries Gardens that stretch out behind the Louvre. Regardless of where the market is, the[...]

July Round Up

July Round Up 2018

What a month July has been. I’ve been all over the place, three different countries, and had some great times, as well as some fun activities in Newcastle. Who's been to that By the River Brew Co. place? A-mazing. It’s turned out to be a bloody good summer hasn’t it?! read more

The Prettiest Streets in Paris

Finding The Prettiest Streets in Paris

One of the reasons I love Paris so much, is for how elegant and spacious it feels, despite being a huge capital city. Compared to places like New York and London that are so crammed in, the centre of Paris has sweeping boulevards, a beautiful symmetry, that fabulous layout spanning off from the Arc de Triomphe, and a grandeur that comes with it's ornate buildings, fo[...]

How to spend 24 hours in Paris

How to See as Much of Paris as Possible in 24 Hours

I know the very title of this post is enough to send some people into a judgemental frenzy about authentic travel and tourists trying to cram in as much as possible. As with anywhere if you have limited time somewhere new you’re probably going to want to see as much of it as possible, and sometimes with layovers or work travel, up to 24 hours might be all you get. S[...]

Things to do in Paris with your mum

Things To Do With Your Mum in Paris

Happy Mother's Day to all the lovely mum's! We are taking Viv to Jesmond Dene House in Newcastle for lunch today, as a double celebration for both Mother's Day and her 60th birthday this week. I thought today would be a good day to share some of the things we got up to on our weekend in Paris a few weeks ago. It was technically the start of her birthday celebrations,[...]