E_Venture: Falling for France #2

My first visit to Paris was on the return coach journey from a weekend in Disneyland Paris. I remember very little of the park itself, but have distinct memories of watching the city's icons through my window before the coach stopped in a carpark for us to buy armfuls of postcards and cheap Eiffel Tower …

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Montmartre (Paris) for Beginners

There are many reasons to visit Paris, but most travellers come here looking for romance - this is a city to fall in love with. Beautiful buildings, picturesque parklands, and a wealth of glorious art, history, fashion and food, make the 'city of light' a place of true escapism. For first-timers, there's no better place …

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The Day That Comes – Galerie des Galeries, Paris

Paris is full of surprises. One of the most compelling is 'Africa Now', a three month celebration of creativity from the continent and its diasporas at the Galeries Lafayette, one of the city's grandest and most glamourous shopping centres. With a pop-up store, custom window displays and a dedicated contemporary art exhibition at the Galerie …

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