A day in the Marais and a trip to the Cat Cafe!

Yesterday we did one of my favourite things to do in Paris. We spent the day wandering around the Marais. We are staying in the Marais in the 2nd Arrondissement of Paris. It is probably one of my favourite areas of Paris and I’ve made a concerted effort to stay here the last few times…

Baby B’s 9 month update…

In 4 days we will be marking 9 months in, 9 months out – wow! This seems like such a huge milestone and Baby B has done some growing to match. Since his 6 month update his life has been such a whirlwind. He’s travelled halfway around the world to London, Cardiff and Paris and…

A turn around the Tuileries…

Today Spring has definitely sprung in Paris – how do I know? Not because the weather is nice, it’s been pretty nice on and off for the last few weeks. I know because finally the parisiennes are appearing in short blazers and denim jackets instead of big long wool coats and massive scarves. It is…

Tips for going sightseeing with Baby…

We have been travelling now for about 6 weeks and so far so good. Sleep is difficult but I think it would be whether we were travelling or at home. In fact the best thing about bad sleep while travelling is that there are two of us all the time. This means that if there…

Our first week in Paris!

Hello! Bonjour from Paris! We have been here one week now as the title of this post suggests and I couldn’t be happier to be writing it – except if that didn’t mean that we were one week down on our stay here already. I love Paris. I have from my very first visit. Surprisingly…