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How To Be Parisian – A Book Review

  Last week, I promised that I would review the recently published ‘How To Be Parisian Wherever You Are – Love, Style and Bad Habits’. And today, I’ve finally got around to doing so. Now, before you continue reading, I should warn you that this hasn’t ended up being a ‘real’ review – it’s more […]

If We Were In Paris Today

Seriously, there are so (SO!) many things I should be doing right now. But instead I am daydreaming about Paris (again). And I wonder why I never get anything done!

And I Have To Recommend … The Palace Of Versailles

Following on from my previous recommendation on the Musée Rodin, I can’t not mention Versailles.  I know it is highlighted in every travel guide ever written, but there is good reason for that! The whole place is spectacular. The Palace itself, the grounds, the fountains, the history – every little piece! I don’t feel the […]

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Recommending The Musée Rodin

  I was speaking with a colleague today who is about to head off on her very first trip to Paris. She is excited, and I am excited for her. And our conversation really got me thinking about my must see places in Paris. It it is worth noting that, as a rule, I am […]

Shopping In Paris

It would be safe to say that I did my fair share of shopping while we were in Paris recently. I took the opportunity to explore many small boutiques as well as all les Grands Magasins. And I can finally declare my favourite Parisian shopping destination.  The winner is BHV in the Marais.


A Secret About Me

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Smiling with Serge in the Jardin du Palais Royal

We head back to France soon, and one place I am very keen to revisit is the gorgeous Serge Lutens boutique – Les Salons du Palais Royal. Situated in Paris’ Jardin du Palais Royal, the space is small but spectacular and provided one of the ‘retail highlights’ of our last trip. The store is unlike […]