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The perfect day out in Paris

A tranquil walk along the Seine

Paris and Ile de France

Ile de France

Bonjour Paris

Bonjour Paris

6 June 2023

10 October 2022


Peaceful haven in the heart of Paris Ile St Louis, Paris Mail on Sunday 10 October 2021
Where two rivers meet Ile de France Bonjour Paris 8 October 2021
Discovering the hidden islands of Créteil Ile de France Bonjour Paris 4 August 2021
A relaxing stroll in the Parc de Sceaux Ile de France Bonjour Paris 4 June 2021
A walk of discovery through the Parc Saint Cloud Ile de France Bonjour Paris 20 April 2021
Following the Morbras River around Sucy en Brie Ile de France Bonjour Paris 23 March 2021
In the footsteps of the Impressionists on the Oise Ile de France Bonjour Paris 11 February 2021
Discovering the River Yerres Ile de France Bonjour Paris 27 November 2020
The five secret gems surrounding Paris            Ile de France The Mail on Sunday 31 March 2019
A cruise where you’re the only passenger Container ship to the Canaries The Mail on Sunday 17 March 2013
Cerbère comes up trumps France The Sunday Telegraph 13 May 2012
Turkey’s best ancient sites Turkey The Sunday Telegraph 18 September 2011
France’s best small museums France The Sunday Telegraph 23 August 2011
Berlin: a cultural guide Berlin The Sunday Telegraph 2 January 2011
Leptis Magna: Rome by the sea        Libya The Sunday Telegraph 28 November 2010
A short break in the City of Light Paris The Sunday Telegraph 10 October 2010
Going off the rails in Paris Disused railway walk in Paris The Sunday Telegraph 9 May 2010
Strolling by the Seine Ile de France Paris Magazine September 2009
Spending national service in Ireland’s lake district National Trust working holiday,

Northern Ireland

The Mail on Sunday 22 February 2009
Flirt on the Floor Historic country dancing The Sunday Telegraph 1 September 2008
Bon appetit in Maigret’s Paris Paris restaurants The Mail on Sunday 4 November 2007
In search of the perfect teacher Yoga in London and Paris The Financial Times 5 August 2006
The Nature of the French French hiking trails France Today June 2006
Vive les guinguettes! Guinguettes, Ile de France The Daily Telegraph 29 April 2006
Paradise – or the worst kind of hell Yacht crewing, France, Turkey, Italy The Financial Times 30 April 2005
Capital island Ile St Louis, Paris The Daily Telegraph 23 April 2005
Unlock the secrets of Notre Dame island Ile de la Cité, Paris The Mail on Sunday 20 February 2005
‘Birdies are not like others’ Paris bird watchers The Financial Times 19 February 2005
Catch this Paris Plage The Daily Telegraph 24 July 2004
Where train spotters are revered Paris station restaurants The Daily Telegraph 18 October 2003
Ile du Martin-Pêcheur            Ile de France Paris Voice June 2003
A world away from Mickey Mouse Ile de France The Independent 10 October 1998