Coffee Problems in Paris

Our hotel had no in-room coffee, or tea, or kettle. Thus begins the quest of every traveller- the basic sustenance of life- coffee.  Cast into the wilds of Paris, one would think coffee could be easily attained as we tend to assume certain things about Europe: like that its just like America, only smaller and … Continue reading Coffee Problems in Paris


‘Street’ : Day 2- Photo 101

'Street' presumes a certain urban setting- we don't call a roadway through the countryside a street, we say 'road' or 'highway' or here in the UK they might say 'dual carriageway' or 'motorway'. So here is a shot from a recent trip to Paris: its the world's first roundabout, around the Arc d' Triumph.

Ah.. Paris in the Wintertime

Ah...  Paris in the winter..... in the rain....aaand just after a major incident. What could be better? Actually it was great. It was the first visit for both of us and we found Paris to be one of those cities that despite the chill, the rain, the added security, it never stops doing what it … Continue reading Ah.. Paris in the Wintertime