27 June 2022

26 June 2022

24 June 2022

SOLDES d'été 2022


Paris' eagerly awaited summer sales are finally here, with many shops and boutiques already offering 40% markdowns on brand and off-brand fashion.

- Soldes d'été 2022 - 

Ends July 19

A place on the place


A small walkway off Le Pont Neuf leads to the tranquil Place Dauphine.

22 June 2022

21 June 2022

Travel Tuesday


A village café somewhere on the Côte d'Azur?

No, a Montmartre glacier on a sun-dappled afternoon.

Une Glace à Paris
16 Place des Abbesses 75018 
- artisan ice creams, sorbets, ice cream pastries -

15 June 2022

Watermelon Wednesday


Watermelon and wine inside a covered market in the Château d'Eau district.

7 June 2022

Travel Tuesday


Easing into Èze, pearl of the French Riviera-Côte d'Azur. 

Below: vistas from surrounding hills; a cactus cluster

 3 hours (or less) from Paris
Recommended: fly/drive 
Direct flight (1-hr 25 min) to Nice + car rental (30-min drive to Èze)

4 June 2022

After glow

Magical night at Fontaine de Mars and vernissage wine party on rue Saint-Dominique.

- Merci encore nos amis -




2 June 2022

Tête de mule


"Tête de mule" means obstinate and these artisan "tourtes de meule" from a bakery in the Pigalle district remain obstinately (and thankfully!) in demand for many a breakfast table, and more.

- France: a culture of bread -