Where to buy Christmas decorations in Paris?

Christmas decorations in Paris

If you are lucky enough to travel to Paris during this festive season you may want to bring back home some Christmas decorations from the most elegant city in the world! Impress your friends and loved ones with the best souvenir ever or simply spoil yourself! Find out below where to buy Christmas decorations in Paris and enjoy the whole experience by visiting the most iconic, luxurious and vibrant boutiques in Paris. Un, deux, trois… c’est parti pour Noël! Les Galleries Lafayette If you are aware of the French fashion and lifestyle scene you would certainly know by now that … Continue reading

Where to have drinks in Paris? Top 5 secret bars

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Of course, Paris is a beautiful city full of charm and a simple glass of wine on a regular bistro’s terrace can become the most romantic and exciting evening because, hey, you are in Paris! However, if you want to feel like a real Parisian and turn the clock back in time you can’t miss a visit to a secret bar. Picture yourself entering a prohibition type bar, through a secret door that no one in the main area knows about. Close your eyes and travel to a secret, exciting, romantic Paris and enjoy a signature cocktail where no one … Continue reading

A day in Paris: walk your way around

A day in Paris

Paris, the cultural capital of the world certainly can’t be discovered in one day only, however a day in Paris is more than enough to feel the French essence and get a feel for what this romantic city is all about.  Whenever I have some spare time in a new city -in between flights or as part of a tight travel itinerary- I try to keep it simple rather than to rush to the most famous museum or try to check the top 20 attractions list published on some travel guide. If I am that short on time, what matters … Continue reading

The best patisseries in Paris

best patisseries in Paris

If you visit Paris for the day, for the weekend or for the whole week you should definitely schedule a visit to one of the most renowned patisseries in Paris. France is, indeed, home to the most talented and prestigious chefs patissiers in the whole world and Paris, being the capital, hosts their boutiques where you can admire and taste their beautiful work. To me, French patisseries are pure art translated into a piece of delicious tangible heaven. Buying a gâteau, a macaron, a tarte, a molleux, a mousse or any of the treats at the patisserie counter is a … Continue reading

Top 5 French Brasserie’s Classics you should try in Paris

Bonjour! Planning a romantic trip to France this summer or just a short stop-by in the French capital? Well, I am pretty sure you are already dreaming of a nice culinary experience and, if not, almost all your friends will certainly picture you enjoying the most delicate and inexpensive cuisine … So, get ready and start planning a nice stop at a Brasserie! If you are not a French native you will certainly want to eat whenever you feel like.. so for once in France, you are in luck! As a quick reminder, the French are very strict when it … Continue reading

Paris falls in love with a sexier than ever Shakira !

Shakira, one of the sexiest and most influent singers in the world is back! After a little break, Shakira is back! She has just released her new single co-written with the Fabulous Rihanna “Can’t remember to forget you”. The Spanish version “Nunca me acuerdo de olvidarte” has been released today… what a treat! She is back, more powerful and sexy than ever but this time, her single shows a return to her original style more Latin pop/rock rather than a commercial Pop/Dance style she went for lately. We will also enjoy her presence and charisma on the 6th season of … Continue reading

Top 10 retro images of Paris

Paris.. je t’aime! That is all I can say when I think of Paris, Paris the most romantic city in the world.  Well, I must admit, I have never had a Parisian love affair, never fallen in love with a Parisian and I have not even enjoyed a romantic trip to Paris. However, Paris means love to me. I am simply in love with Paris. From the moment I step out of the train station I can’t help feeling excited and even nervous. Paris has something about I can’t define… I am originally from the South of France where everything … Continue reading