Paris 1.01 – my favourite city in the world

My first experience of Paris was stressful… I was 19, fresh off the gap-year boat, and had no idea how to be a smart traveller.  I also stayed at a grotty hostel and got stuck in the metro ticket gates due to my overly massive

Sète / Montpellier – March 2015

Sète is a wee village about 40 minutes south of Montpellier in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.  It is set on a spit of land between the Mediterranean sea and Étang de Thau (Thau lagoon).  I have never been to the Languedoc before, so jumped at the

Lyon – June 2010 & March 2015

This was my second visit to Lyon – the first being in June 2010 (when I played the Fete de la Musique at an outdoor stage next to the Rhone).   There appear to be two types of people – those who like Lyon and