29 November 2022

Travel Tuesday

Somewhere on a Cycladic Island.

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3 hours (or less) from Paris


 Direct flights daily


20 November 2022

On high

The highest point in Paris La Basilique du Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre overlooks the city below.

17 November 2022

New wine


- AOC Beaujolais-Villages -

 Today as every year this year's Beaujolais Nouveau takes a bow, which will explain the happy groupings outside (and inside) wine bars, cafés and even wine shops and some restaurants. These are young wines made from Gamay grapes, consumed almost immediately after their vendange. Best way to discover where: Take a pre-dinner evening stroll in almost any Paris arrondissement.




15 November 2022

12 November 2022

Cheese tease

A café cheeseboard of five classic French cheeses with toasts, butter and, to assure un bon transit, a simple mixed salad.


8 November 2022

Travel Tuesday


Looking back:

From incredible Puglia, Italy on "The Heel of the Boot." 


3 hours (or less) from Paris


Nonstop flights 2hr20

7 November 2022

Mocha Monday


A coffee tasting.
On this day:
- Jamaican Blue Mountain
- Haitian 
Malongo Atelier Barista
50 rue Saint-André des Arts 75006

5 November 2022

Sumptuous Saturday

Her designs were eccentric, uniquely glamorous. Think Mae West, Salvador Dalí, Jean-Paul Gaultier.

Les mondes surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli

 Musée des Arts Décoratifs
 107 rue de Rivoli 75001

Ends January 22, 2023




4 November 2022

Floral Friday

La Toussaint is marked by flowers, predominantly mums, which are sold for days after.


1 November 2022

Toussaint Tuesday

 Today France celebrates La Toussaint, a solemn holiday when those who departed are remembered.
La Toussaint: All Saints' Day 
1st November