On a recent trip to Paris, a determined accordion player seemed to follow my friend Carrie and me from Metro car to Metro car, playing the same wheezy melody each time. Fortunately, we recognised our symptoms and knew what to do. The fault wasn't the accordion player's, it was ours.
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Charming and enchanting, Europe's city of fashion, art, culture and romance is a favourite for many, many times over. From haute cuisine to haute couture, Paris seduces with its museums of masterpieces, its tantalising political history, its chic cafes and aroma of sophistication. Home to some of the most famous past and present, this city is the epicentre of style, taste and the 'nouveau'.