Postcard: Been There, Seine That

Paris, France (21st September 2008) No river captures the essence of a city like the river Seine does. The river is the lifeline of Paris, and also it’s most beautiful attraction. It is no wonder that the city developed around this huge water body and most of the major sights in the city are located…

Postcard: Café Nation

Paris, France (6th September 2008) Come spring-time, Paris springs to life with the numerous cafés and brasseries on its sidewalks. Small tables and chairs are lined up outside the café on the sidewalk and Parisians indulge in their favourite pastimes of eating, drinking, smoking and people watching. During my time in Paris, I used to…

Travelogue: Where the Stars Come Down (Cannes, France)

Cannes, a town in France’s Cote d’Azur, is synonymous with an annual event that captures eyeballs all over the world. As the Cannes travel website proclaims, the town’s moment of glory takes place in May, with the International Film Festival, when images of the stars descending the red-carpeted steps of the Palais des Festivals are…