Tag Archives: Paris

10 Insider Tips for Shopping Winter Sales in Paris

Note: This article has been updated from it's original release date in January 2013. Fashion obsessed jetsetters take note: The splurge worthy shopping frenzy starts in Paris, France, Wednesday, January 8, 2014, and ends Tuesday, February 11, 2014. So, how far are you willing to travel for a 5-inch sexy pair of Christian Louboutins? What are you willing to do for a classic tweed Chanel blazer with braided trim or some other dreamy fashion frock from Hermes, Lanvin, or Gucci at Read more »

Tastes of Paris: A Cookbook Curated Experience

Mussels in White Wine Cookbooks are great for cooking, obviously.  And my ever-growing library is a testament to the joy, inspiration and knowledge I continue to discover within their pages.  Some of my greatest discoveries, however, have gone beyond the recipes into the often overlooked "back of the book" where jewels crouched as resource guides are found.  And it was one such jewel that served up the better part of Read more »

Living Like a Local in Paris

cityofparis6 Why do people glamorize "living like a local" in Paris, but never in Africa, Australia or even Hawaii? Well, I don't know about you but I blame the last scenes of “Sex in the City” and my fellow Americans for painting vivid images in my head of secret passageways, elegant buildings, trend setting fashion, and couples holding hands while strolling down charming cobblestone streets that got my Read more »