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5 12, 2014

Be a savvy traveller: the best apps, tools & websites for travel in France

By |2014-12-05T15:49:47+11:00Dec 5, 2014|7 Comments

Travel certainly isn’t what it used to be. Don’t get us wrong, we’re not entirely pining for the old days - the digital revolution and emerging sharing economy are just two reasons that travel is become all-the-more accessible and straightforward.

27 03, 2012

Isabelle Santoire: Female Mountain Guide

By |2014-11-12T16:14:58+11:00Mar 27, 2012|0 Comments

Isabelle Santoire belongs to an elite team of trained mountain guides at le Syndicat National des Guides de Montagne (SNGM). The SNGM includes 1600 individuals who have met the stringent criteria, and Isabelle is a role model as she represents one of extremely few women in this physically demanding line of work.

24 11, 2011

Le Musée Grévin

By |2014-11-19T16:12:25+11:00Nov 24, 2011|1 Comment

We visited most of the approximately 300 models. Some of them looked uncannily real, others looked more like a toddler had made them out of play dough. My favourites included Ray Charles (who was belting out a tune at a piano), Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi, (a young, thin) Gérard Depardieu and Napoléon

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