Weekend away in Paris November 30th 2009 As our feet got itchy again, we decided it was time for another holiday. This time we headed off to Paris for a long weekend (just 3 days). With the new Eurostar station at St Pancras in London, Paris is a crazily close 2 and a half hours from London. So we took full advantage, leaving early on Saturday morning and getting back late on Monday evening.
Our time in Paris was everything that you mig ... read more
Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
Welcome to my travelblog, a place where I can record my trips, write down my experiences, share my ideas and re-live my memories. I don't really know why I keep a blog; I think it is partly because I don't want to forget things but it is also for my friends and family to keep up to date with my wandering. I guess I'm also writing it to help out other travellers who are looking for tips or inspiration.
For as long as I can remember I have wanted to visit Latin America. After much planning and saving I was finally able to live the dream - a year in Latin America (Sept 2007 to Sept 2008), t... full info