Author: Matthew Hillier

Originally from the UK, Matthew has spent the last couple of years in between Nice and Paris. A graduate of English, Matthew loves all things literary but has an ongoing battle learning the French language. Matthew spends his time in Paris exploring the jazz scene, running along the Seine and climbing the boulders of Fontainebleau whenever he gets the chance.

Climbing has come a long way in the last few years. The sport was once dominated by tough grizzled men who battled the elements and abided by a strict code of ethics. It has evolved to become a sport that is accessible to all.  …read more

My typical Parisian day generally involves the metro. Efficient though it is, when given the opportunity to take a tour in a vintage motorcycle sidecar, I was thrilled to be exploring Paris from above. …read more