Most Romantic Spot in Paris : Artistically Ardent

Now an on-going series exploring the « most romantic » spots in Paris, I have written on the romance in the open air along the water in the City of Lights, as well as romantic dining… Now poses the question of what is the most romantic cultural experience in this beautiful city. Freedom of space as well as delightful things to taste… Read more →

Riding the 4 Roues Sous 1 Parpaluie

Nathalie Malric (editor in cheif, photographer and co-founder of Peut-Être magazine) was the winner of the gift offered by 4 Roues Sous 1 Parapluie, that was offered as one of the gifts raffled off at the Prête-Moi Paris 3 year anniversary party. Here is her experience in her own words! Nathalie Malric (rédactrice en chef, photographe et co-fondatrice du magazine… Read more →

Tips for Paris on the cheap!

How to Enjoy Paris on a Budget Post by Jenny Bailey With a (legitimate) reputation as one of the most expensive cities in Europe, it’s easy to see why many people shy away from booking a city break to Paris. However- there are many great ways to save money in the city. Avoid the luxurious hotels, gourmet restaurants and designer… Read more →

Monuments off the Beaten Path – The Château de Chantilly

Post by contributor Jenny Bailey With so many tourists visiting Paris every year looking for great deals, it’s hard to imagine that there are still some places that are relatively unheard of. Away from some of the more popular attractions, there are however various monuments that are equally as impressive. One of these is the Château de Chantilly – a… Read more →

The train : What a way to go! (On vacation)

I like LOVE taking the train. I used to love taking planes, but then we all became terror suspects and it’s now a frustrating experience where your rights, dignity and security always seem at stake. So if I can, I take the train. It’s relaxing, no rush, no panic, no stress, you have space to travel in comfort and it’s… Read more →

Friday en Français : Vouloir le beurre et l’argent du beurre

Le concept : traduire un ancien billet et français, déjà pour pratiquer mon français à l’écrit mais aussi pour faire un geste envers mes lecteurs et lectrices francophones! N’hésitez pas à me corriger mon français. The concept : translate an old post into French, first in order to practice my written French, but also to be a bit more welcoming… Read more →

Barbizon : a photo journal of a Spring afternoon

Just a short drive out of Paris is the small town of Barbizon. A town epitomized by the pre-impressionist painters that went to to practice the art of painting outdoors, with natural light. Artists like Jean François Millet, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot moved there in the 19th century when this place was just inhabited by peasants and farmers. They has *gasp* the… Read more →

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