‘Tis the season for planning a trip to a Christmas market or two and thus also the season for our round-up of the best ones around. After yesterday’s article about Berlin, Germany we’re hopping over to its western neighbour to fill you in on this year’s markets in Paris, France. You might not get the […]
Image (c) Andy Higgs, Grown-up Travel Guide If you don’t want to take the same trip to Paris that all tourists take, you need to read this post. Paris is a place that tourists love to visit, but everybody does the same thing. If you don’t want to follow the crowd, make sure you use […]
The French capital is one of the most-visited cities in the world – and deservedly so. But it’s easy to get stuck following the trail of the tour groups and feel like you’re on the same circuit as hordes of other travellers. Now of course you have to see the Eiffel Tower and the newer stars like […]
For quite some time, Paris has been synonymous with love in my mind. Like many others, I have always considered it the most romantic place on the planet. My girlfriend and I have often wondered why Paris is called the “City of Love.” Finally, I decided that we need to find out why no other […]
This article was written by Grown-up Travel Guide contributor Jeanette Kramer who very kindly travelled to Marseille to represent Grown-up Travel Guide Continuing our mission to inspire and inform Grown-up Travellers we present the latest in our series of articles containing ideas for alternative things to do and see in well-known destinations. We started by […]
This may well be some kind of corporate art (a logo perhaps?) as it’s found in the La Defense district of Paris – but I’m sure one of our astute readers can point this out if so. In any case, I though it was kind of interesting.
Image (c) TrendsetterME via Virtualtourist.com When visiting Paris in May you may remember we were rather taken by the Sofitel Paris La Défense which is a great choice if you don’t mind a quick trip on the Metro into town. This time we had our daughter with us and time was limited so we opted for […]
Actually there are three replicas of the Statue of Liberty in Paris, but this is the largest – located on the Île aux Cygnes, a man-made island in the river Seine.