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The Earful Tower

The Earful Tower: Figuring out France with guests who know best. 

Feb 25, 2019

This week’s guest is Annabel Simms, a British woman who explored the surrounds of Paris perhaps more than anyone!

She has written two books on the subject: An Hour From Paris and Half an Hour From Paris, both of which you can find on her site here.

We also discuss the trail sign posts that you'll find while walking...


Feb 18, 2019

This week it's Antoine Litaise from Voulez Vous Diner, a French company that's kind of like Airbnb but for dinner. You find a chef online, book a dinner at their home, then go and eat it. 

These guys are in 120 countries, but it started in France, so the head of the company, an avid cook named Antoine, joined me in the...


Feb 14, 2019

This week it's my favourite language teacher, Camille from French Today.

And seeming it's Valentine's Day we took the opportunity to discuss all the French language you'll need to impress someone when it comes to matters of love. 

We cover: Love nicknames, how to tell someone you love them (and how to get it wrong), and...


Feb 11, 2019

“Paris is a city made for spending money, there’s temptation around every corner.” That’s a quote from Leah Walker, this week’s guest, a luxury travel writer who knows Paris inside out.

She joins me in the studio to explain how to have an extravagant trip in Paris. But, even if you’re not in a position to...


Feb 4, 2019

This week’s guest is Bryan Pirolli, an author, marathon runner, and a tour guide around Gay Paris.

He explains a little about the city's gay history, its present and its future. He also shares his thoughts on just how gay friendly the city is.

And of course, we have a good old chat about Paris and tour guiding in...