Tag: terrace

La Terrasse at Galeries Lafayette, Paris
The most famous department store in Paris with a free view across the city? This is Galeries Lafayette complete with Christmas decorations and the not-so-well-known roof terrace giving a free panoramic view across central Paris. Galeries Lafayette is easily reachable by the metro to either Opera or Chausee d’Antin La...
Ye Olde Bell Hotel, Retford
Hotels have become a bit of a specialist subject for us in recent weeks. After beginning at Sketchley Grange and enjoying dinner at The Belfry, we headed a little further north for our next experience. Ye Olde Bell sits equidistant between Sheffield and Doncaster, around an hour north of Nottingham...
The Ryder Grill at The Belfry
Drifting away from our usual surroundings of the East Midlands, we took a detour down the A42 to Sutton Coldfield, around half an hours drive away. The reason? We had been hearing good things about a certain place famous for golf, it even has hosted The Ryder Cup. Now,...
Chez L'Oncle Freddy, Strasbourg
Wandering around the beautiful Petite France area, you have a grand selection of restaurants and Winstubs (Wine Cellars, kind of like an Alsatian pub). One of these, situated on the tip of the Petite France, is Chez L’Oncle Freddy. A relatively new addition to the Strasbourg dining scene. We had...

Duomo Climb, Milan

Milan Duomo, Milan
Duomo Climb, Milan Piazza del Duomo, Milan Milan’s most famous building, other than perhaps the San Siro stadium, is it’s Cathedral or Duomo - Duomo di Milano to give the official title. We first laid eyes on this incredible building on our first trip to Milan back in 2009 and now...