How I tried to handle French cuisine

France and food goes together like the Alps and snow, like Australia and kangaroos, like China and rice. Not having been exposed to a lot of adventurous or foreign food before, I was pretty excited about French cuisine. On my first night we went to have a three course meal. Starters: Escargots (snails) in garlic … Continue reading How I tried to handle French cuisine

A weekend trip to Paris – Day 3

On our last whole day we pay another visit to the Eiffel Tower, walk around Parc de Champs de Mars, where we relax on the grass and watch Parisians doing a race in flippers. Yes, flippers. In a park. This would have been enough curiosity for the day if we had not gone further into … Continue reading A weekend trip to Paris – Day 3

A weekend trip to Paris – Day 2

“A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life.” ― Thomas Jefferson The next morning we get up just in time for the free breakfast our hostel offers: croissants, bread rolls, cereals, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, hot milk, orange juice, butter and jam. I’m spoilt for life. I … Continue reading A weekend trip to Paris – Day 2

A weekend trip to Paris – Day 1

What comes to your mind when you think about Paris? Taking a stroll along the Champs-Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe? Sitting in a café, having a café au lait combined with people watching? Visit Sacré-Coeur and Montmartre at night? Eat a crêpe while watching the Eiffel Tower light up after sunset? All of this? … Continue reading A weekend trip to Paris – Day 1