• Life in Paris

    Be Different this Valentine’s Day

    With Valentine’s Day fast approaching many couples in Paris are planning candlelit dinners and romantic strolls through the most romantic city in the world. Adorable, right? Not really. I’m not anti-valentine’s day in any way, but I do think that although these ideas are undoubtedly very…

  • Expat Advice

    Getting Tested in Paris

    Let’s be honest here, a lot of expats who have been living here for a while have probably wondered about getting tested at some point. I know, I know, getting tested for STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) in beautiful Paree isn’t exactly the most romantic thing…

  • Restaurants & Bars

    Cosy Parisian Cafes

    Ob-La-Di: €€ € I recently discovered this adorable little cafe with my good friend Jayne. Named after the famous Beatles song, it’s the perfect place to go with friends. We went for breakfast on a gloomy Wednesday morning and had the most delicious food ever. I had the…

  • Life in Paris

    New Year’s Resolutions

    This week’s guest writer is Lydia Martin. As well as being my younger, exceptionally beautiful sister, Lydia is also a singer-songwriter. She is currently in her last year of a Music degree and will soon begin her teacher training course. She loves walking on the beach…

  • Life in Paris

    One Man’s Paris Story

    This week’s guest writer is Thomas Bartlett. Thomas was born in Belfast and grew up in Galway. In his twenties he lived in Paris for four years, Spain for two and now he lives in Dublin. He has been a teacher, a restaurant manager, a waiter and a cook…