5 Under-the-Radar Things to do in Bordeaux

April 2nd, 2019 by
by Ira Szmuk Plenty of articles have been written about Bordeaux and its charms. However, this city is so much more than wine and beautiful monuments. It’s full of flavors, art and hipster spots and it’s time for you to discover them. Here are five under-the-radar things to do in…

Deck the Halls with Paris!

December 14th, 2015 by
[caption id="attachment_175770" align="aligncenter" width="460"] Gorgeous Sketch via Instagram @idreamofjeanne inspired by a stunning photo from @aparisianmoment[/caption] Tis the season…deck the halls and all those things. Actually lets take deck the halls. Well when I was young that was favorite part of Christmas and it still is, getting the house ready…

St Germain to Notre Dame

October 28th, 2013 by
You'll find charming tea cups and other fine crafted goodies from Asia at Le Chat Huant

Discover…Canal Saint Martin

October 28th, 2013 by
l'Hopital Saint Louis inside the brick facade you'll quickly notice the resemblance to the Place des Vosges, but it is infinitely quieter and more peaceful here. Before you reach the hospital, you’ll pass two restaurants on avenue Richerand that are both recommended by le Fooding. The first is le Cambodge,…

Chez Sasha

October 28th, 2013 by
On your next trip to Paris, make a reservation at the hottest restaurant in town, Chez Sasha. Be warned, Chez Sasha is not your typical paris restaurants. But you will have all the components you need for an excellent meal: good food, great wine, wonderful conversation, and an interesting atmosphere.…

Only in Paris

April 7th, 2011 by
Les Belles Images 74, rue Charlot, in the 3rd Arrondissement. 01 42 76 93 61. Retro-inspired collection of clothes from well-known designers, as well as neighborhood designers. This is a unique and one-of-a-kind selection by owner Sandy Bontout. Emilie Casiez 57, rue Charlot, in the 3rd. 01 42 74 59…


April 7th, 2011 by
Hats Laurence Bossion 10, rue St. Roch, in the 1st Arrondissement. 01 42 96 80 50. Beautifully crafted hats, cloches and berets, handmade with the finest materials. Mira Belle (pictured above) 6, place Charles Dullin, in the 18th. 01 42 52 00 11. Colorful and embellished hats inspired by the…

Out of the Ordinary in Paris

July 1st, 2010 by
Get Hot La Mosquée de Paris (pictured above) 39, rue Geoffroy St.-Hilaire, in the 5th Arrondissement. 01 43 31 38 20. Women’s hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs and Sat, 10–9; Fri, 2–9. Have a rubdown! As mentioned in the Tea section, the Mosquée de Paris is a very different but interesting…

Trips out of Paris

July 1st, 2010 by
Monet Day(s) If you can manage it, go to Giverny in the morning and the Musée de l’Orangerie in the afternoon or the next day. This way you’ll see Monet’s garden and his house, which are divine and were, of course, his inspiration for the “Nymphéas” (water lily) paintings. After…

Thrifty Paris

July 1st, 2010 by
Here’s the good news: the economy may be looking up. Still, a lot of us continue to feel the losses from the fall of 2008. If you have a job and are still above water financially, consider yourself lucky. We still think a trip to Paris is doable and affordable…