Home or away? A weekend in the French and English Rivieras

I've recently come home from the beautiful city of Nice in the South of France. Glamour, Mediterranean sunshine and mega-yachts are three phrases often used when describing the Côte d'Azur, and they are true (particularly of Monaco, St Tropez & Cannes) but I feel that there's something more to Nice thanks to the bustling squares … Continue reading Home or away? A weekend in the French and English Rivieras

48 hours in: Centre Paris, and why it’s not just for kids

It is for families, of course, but not exclusively. Having visited Center Parcs a few times in my childhood, with family in recent years, and most recently with gal pals to celebrate my birthday, I have experienced differing ends of the conventional scale. And the one thing that strikes me most when you tell people … Continue reading 48 hours in: Centre Paris, and why it’s not just for kids