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

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 Paris Events in 2015: save the date!

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Paris is one of the most, if not the most, culturally rich capitals in Europe. With hundreds of art galleries, pop-up events, concerts, permanent and temporary exhibitions as well as shows and so much more… Paris has always something to offer to everyone, no matter what your inclinations are, Paris has it all. Even though Paris is continual home for cultural events, every year the French capital hosts internationally renowned major events, from an iconic jazz festival to a run up the Eiffel tower: discover the top events in Paris for 2015…. Being French myself, I have made a selection … 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

Happy National Day La France!

Today, France celebrates its National day “le 14 Juillet” or the “Bastille Day” ! Today is one of the most important, if not the most important, bank holiday of the year in France. If you are travelling to France you will discover that every single municipality has its very own 14th of July festivities: activities, huge public dinners on the main square, concerts, pop-up markets and.. the fireworks by night! As a little girl, and even later in life, I could not wait for the magic of a late summer evening at the local fair followed by amazing fireworks. Even restaurants … 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