France Travel

Autumn in Paris

"...and all at once, summer collapsed into fall." - Oscar Wilde  Autumn in Paris... With the drop in temperatures and daylight hours dwindling there is a sea of warming yellow, orange and red tones throughout Paree. Such a magical autumn colour palette is fleeting however, with more and more leaves playfully falling to the ground each day. The sound of leaves crunching under my feet these past ...

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Versailles in Bloom – Visiting the Estate of Trianon

Versailles in bloom... Visiting Versailles before the cooler weather set in was pretty high up on my list, which I had the pleasure of recently checking off one sunny afternoon. Having previously visited the Château during winter on my first visit to Paris years ago, my priority was a relaxed summer picnic by the lake and experiencing the amazing gardens whilst in full bloom. The Estate of Trian ...

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Rue Bonaparte

People watching is one of my favourite weekend pastimes and the Parisians sure do have it down to a fine art. Rue Bonaparte:  One of my favourite streets to wander and people watch would have to be Rue Bonaparte. This delightful street is situated in the 6th arrondissement and is lined with adorable cafes such as this one (located right near Place Saint - Sulpice), great art galleries, amazing b ...

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