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How to Enjoy Paris  in Two Days

Article by Melissa Ladd  Here’s how to take on the City of Light with a mere two days. We did it on our mini staycation recently.  First,  pick a hotel with a great location, like right near the Eiffel Tower perhaps! We stayed at the Hotel Plaza Tour Eiffel,  which is just step away from the Trocadero esplanade yet tucked into… Read more →

The So Parisian…Hotel Montalembert

Another little luxury moment popped up in my schedule the other evening for a soirée of discovery at the gorgeous Hotel Montalembert. It was recently renovated and redecorated and doted with a new menu. Pascal Allaman is the signature of this Bessé Signature hotel, the small group of boutique luxury hotels owned by Anne Jousse. What pleases me the most… Read more →

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Paris Helpline – a human link to Paris

Once in a while, you meet someone who has the kind of energy that is as impressive as it is efficient. After a chance find on Twitter, I met Laure de Boerio for coffee to talk about her brilliant business project Paris Helpline. I asked her for a meeting with a blog post in mind, but I was thrilled to… Read more →

24 Hours in Paris – Prête-Moi Paris Style!

Sometimes friends will email me and ask for advice on what to do with a long layover in Paris. Or better yet, some friends will deliberately schedule a long layover, just to get a « Paris fix » (it’s like a drug you know)! If it were me, I would certainly schedule a long layover, but I live here so I am… Read more →

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Paris Loves Tourists!

Parisians may grumble about them, but then tourists grumble about Parisians, so it’s only fair! 😉 But I’ll let you in on a little secret… Paris loves its tourists! Really??? you ask? Well, it’s only because they bring an enourmous amount of business to a country that is leaning more and more towards a services industry. Besides luxury, tourism is… Read more →

First Time Visit to Paris?

Dreamed of a trip to Paris for years? So… It’s finally happening… Yaaaaaaay! Now what do you do first? Moi, I would make a list of all the things I wanted to do, plan all my outfits, probably create an elaborate Pinterest board, and then search for hotels. That’s part of the fun of planning a trip. What isn’t as… Read more →

Paris Love Locks : Photo Essay

The Paris love-locks… I know, I know. We have all discussed, photographed and blogged the death out of these little objects… They have a turbulent existence it would seem… All these declarations of passion, desire and commitment have become cumbersome to the city of Paris, but no one wants to discard them. In a recent article in the Marianne magazine… Read more →

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