Autumn in Paris

Paris seems more alive and exciting than ever now the Parisians have returned from their summer holidays and fall is upon us. Every street is draped in beautiful autumnal colors, and combined together with some winter sunshine, your Paris photos will be picture perfect this fall.   At the beginning of October the annual wine harvest…

Paris travel: Safety and the perception of risk

Hello, For most of our discerning guests, terrorism is a nuisance that does not affect their decisions. For a minority of travellers however, media coverage causes distortions in risk perception that can influence their decisions.   This article is to help travellers make an informed decision. At its peak, terrorism in France has been responsable for…

July 14th – Bastille Day

Bastille Day celebrates the storming of the Bastille prison on July 14th, 1789. This marked the beginning of the French Revolution which forced the creation of the modern French Republic.         In 1880,  July 14th became a national holiday and is now known as Bastille Day, France’s own version of Independence Day. How to celebrate July…