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Escapades |

The ‘forbidden’ French market

I got an early start one morning to check out a French market I had heard about but not visited. The Marché Barbès (or North African market) in the 18th arrondissement is nestled securely under the railway tracks of the Metro.

Gastronomie |

True French dining experience for a savvy traveller

“I love eating really good French food, but like a lot of visitors to Paris I’m put off by the €200 plus prices of the grand eateries. On a recent trip to Paris, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to savour really good classic French food … at a relatively bargain price.” says Jo