Tag Archives: Christmas


Christmas Day, Paris

After a leisurely Christmas Day breakfast this morning at Hotel Indigo Paris, it is time to relocate to my apartment in the Marais. After the spacious suite-like accommodation at the Hotel Indigo, my tiny, “can’t […]


Christmas Eve, Paris

My Christmas Eve flight from Hong Kong to Paris arrives on time at Charles de Gaulle at 06:20am. After clearing Immigration in record time – no queue! – there seems to be a lengthy wait […]


London to Paris in the fog…

A visit to London yesterday to visit friends means an early departure from London to Paris on the Eurostar. At 7:30am, London is in the grip of a ‘pea-soup’ fog, as seen in the photo […]


Christmas Day in Paris

Christmas Day in Paris starts with a flight from Hong Kong landing much earlier than scheduled – just before 6am.  Charles de Gaulle airport is largely deserted, with customs and baggage clearance taking less than […]


Around Paris

Three days of wandering around Paris, day, twilight and night…. Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris The ‘grilles’ or iron railings at the Jardin du Luxembourg are usually hosting a photography exhibition. This time is no different, […]


Around Paris….from the Marais and back

It’s a balmy winters morning in Paris. Up early again, to be greeted by outside temperature of 0 degrees Celsius. Not that bad until the wind hits. As a Sunday morning, it’s another good opportunity […]