Tag: Paris

Breakfast in Paris

At the centre of Paris are two small islands in the Seine River: the Île de la Cité and the Île Saint-Louis. If you stand on one of these and face downstream, so pointing due west, the part of Paris to the north of the river will be on […]

The Fall of Paris

As cities go, Paris has a formidable international reputation, putting it right at the top of most folks’ travel bucket list. It is the largest metropolitan area in continental Europe, home to twelve million Parisians, and capital of not just France but the entire French-speaking world. It is […]

Who’s the Real Big Bad Wolf?

Travelling sometimes provides me with a wonderful opportunity to connect the most unlikely of dots, in the most unexpected of ways. About a month ago, during the last school holidays, Linda brought our children to visit in Singapore for two weeks. This was their first time back in […]