Most people come to Paris for croissants, the Moulin Rouge and gloating, in that order. But for history buffs, it’s like walking back in time.
When I landed in Paris for the first time, I spent a happy few hours Googling the best baguette, the most celebrated croissant, a critically acclaimed salted caramel.
Putting out a call for famous landmarks is a double-edged sword. On the plus side, everyone’s got a picture of a landmark somewhere. On the downside, everyone has a picture of a landmark somewhere.
Ooh la la, it’s hard to imagine anywhere sweeter and more romantic than France! Simply mention the ‘City of Love’ and amorous notions spring to mind, so Paris was the perfect place for Michelle Aguiar to indulge in a special dessert for two…
“On the last night of our trip, we had counted out enough money to go for our signature dinner at Maxim’s. My dinner was spectacular – lobster tail with veal medallions. It literally melted in my mouth. On our usual meager budget this was heaven. But that wasn’t the best part.