• Palace of Versailles fountain show

    Palace of Versailles fountain show: Everything you need to know

    The Palace of Versailles is perhaps the best-known chateau in France. The former home of French Kings is a World Heritage Site and visited by millions of people each year. While visiting the Palace itself is said to be an extraordinary experience, the gardens of Versailles draw as much attention if not more. The gardens span across 800 hectares and are a magnificent sight to behold. They seem to go on into infinity, boast perfectly symmetrical, maze-like hedges, and comprise of 50 fountains. But, it gets even better – the Palace of Versailles fountain show. The fountain shows of Versailles have been an irresistible event for families and tourists for…

  • Paris for the weekend: Guide to the city love

    Paris – the city of love, the city of food, and the the city of fashion. This is what dreams are made of right? Truth be told, I’ve been to Paris once before with my family, about 10-years ago, and I wasn’t all that blown away. Perhaps it was the weather? We were there in December, and the grey sky and rainy days didn’t do all that much for the atmosphere. I’m not saying that I hated it. In fact, I still enjoyed my time there but it didn’t quite meet my expectations. We visited Rome during the same trip and I was far more intrigued by Italy. Nevertheless, I…

  • How to spend the Summer in Paris

    How To Spend The Summer In Paris

    If you’re looking for somewhere to spend the summer, then you can’t go wrong with Paris. With so much going on over the summer as well as generally soaking up the great atmosphere, it’s a fantastic place to work, rest and play. Summer in Paris is well-known for its muggy storms and showers, so it’s always a good idea to bring a practical combination of both “traditional” summer clothing such as skirts, shorts, t-shirts, dresses and open-toed shoes as well as outfits suitable for wet, rainy and windy conditions. Pack a decent umbrella and don’t forget the closed-toe shoes and raincoat. Don’t let this put you off though; there are…

  • What to pack for a winter trip to French Riviera

    What to pack for a winter trip to the French Riviera

    When travelling anywhere during the winter season, packing can feel like a real struggle. When planning a trip to the French Riviera during winter it can feel like an even bigger struggle, since we tend to think summer sunshine, tropical beaches and high end fashion when we think about this dreamy destination. What to pack for a winter trip to the French Riviera is a concern for many wandering souls. But not to worry, I have put together this list of the most important items to pack for your unforgettable trip to the Côte d’Azur. 1. Sunglasses It might be cold but that doesn’t mean that the sun won’t be…

  • Reasons everyone should visit the French Riviera

    6 Reasons everyone should visit the French Riviera

    In the south of France and at the heart of Europe, along the Mediterranean sea, you will find the luxurious and enchanting French Riviera. With many reasons everyone should visit the French Riviera, prepare to be charmed by the picture perfect views, sunkissed beaches and glitz and glamour of this region. Everyone should visit this magnificent destination at least once in their lifetime. There is never a dull moment on the Côte d’Azur with the annual Cannes Film Festival, the Nice Côte d’Azur Boat Show and beach parties in St Tropez. The French Riviera has been a tourist hot spot for years and it’s easy to see why. Here are…