Abby Gordon

About Abby Gordon

“I’m American who has lived in Paris since 2007. I’m also the author of and photographer for a blog offering practical information and no-nonsense opinions to help you explore Paris and organize day trips and weekend trips from Paris. If you would like to view more of my photos, please visit my site.”
16 06, 2021

The great French outdoors: planning the perfect Brittany hiking weekend

By |2021-06-17T09:54:47+10:00Jun 16, 2021|4 Comments

With over 1600 kilometers of well-marked coastal trails alone, Brittany offers some of France’s best hiking. Taking a few minutes to plan ahead can make your hiking weekend that much more enjoyable.

18 12, 2012

Off the beaten Parisian track: 7 French spots to discover

By |2013-04-18T13:28:48+10:00Dec 18, 2012|1 Comment

Last month, I wrote about five things you may not yet have done in Paris, focusing on experiences and not just sightseeing. But the sightseeing has its place in the tourist itinerary too. So this month, I would like to share my top seven list of lesser-known sites in Paris, one for each day of the week!

16 11, 2012

Visiting France: Five things you may not yet have done in Paris

By |2013-04-18T14:01:00+10:00Nov 16, 2012|4 Comments

Visitors to Paris can be overwhelmed with all there is to see. So why not focus your next trip on what there is to do? Plan a weekend or a week of experiences, not just sightseeing. Here are my top five suggestions for things you may not yet have done in Paris...

19 07, 2012

Paris less visited: The French quais of the 15th arrondissement

By |2013-04-25T10:46:51+10:00Jul 19, 2012|0 Comments

The quais by the river Seine in Paris’s 15th arrondissement just below the Bir-Hakeim bridge are not as visited as the bustling embankments of central Paris. Yet a stroll along these ancient docks with their large cobblestones and hovering trees will bring you back to a Paris of another time.

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