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My 8 Beauty Secrets from France

I posted some time ago a list of the top most beautiful French women (according to me), and I think it’s time to talk about French beauty again. It’s a subject in haute pursuit (‘scuse the franglais punned phrase) for many of us non-French women for some time now, probably a couple of centuries, I’d say. It’s true though, so many… Read more →

Société Parisienne de Bière 🍺

Société Parisienne de Bière; Chéri and I are big fans of this charming establishment. It has been in the Batignolles neighborhood that we call home for a couple of years, and we are frequent customers because we like good, local beers. This little shop carries almost all the local beers you could hope for, small batch productions and artisan brews with… Read more →

Morocco in Paris

Chéri and I had a weekend to ourselves recently with Bébé Chéri at my in-laws, and we decided to stay in Paris, but had a desperate need to feel like we were somewhere else. So I came up with a plan for a day of exotic travel that was accessible by the Paris metro. Since we only had the Saturday… Read more →

Cool and Workers – Parisian Co-Working Space

The newest of co-working spaces in Paris just opened its doors. The founders are a lovely pair of world travelers, social and digital fiends with a flair for design : Jennifer and Nicolas Sebag. Oh and they are married. They call Cool and Workers their fourth child, and a fast growing one it is! Thanks to it’s simple, attractive offer and their… Read more →

10 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know About the Eiffel Tower

You know I love the Eiffel Tower. What Paris expat doesn’t?!? So I thought it was about time I posted another article about this lovely iron lady. read on and you will have some interesting things to say during your water cooler break, about our giant sparkling four-legged tower. You’re welcome. In 1925 a crook named Victor Lustig swindled some investors… Read more →

New at Le Musée du Chocolat

Article by Frank Cierpial Whenever I read travel guides for Paris or watch shows on the travel channel on Paris, they always talk about the same things.  They base everything around The Louvre, The Eiffel Tower, and La Notre Dame de Paris.  While those things are magnificent and you must visit them… I repeat…you must visit them, but there are other… Read more →

Caroline Nin Gives Us Edith Piaf Back

Caroline Nin, « French chanteuse » as she is self described, is a jazz singer and has been practicing her art since she was a wide-eyed youth, off to concquor London. She traveled the world for 20 years singing in concert halls from Australia to America, and has now returned to her home town of Paris where she now shares her show… Read more →

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