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Van Cleef & Arpels Unveils Emeraude en Majeste: Ode to an Exceptional Stone

During the Couture Paris Fashion Week, I was fortunate to be invited to a private...
Le Barbe à Papa, Paris

Parisian Walkways: Rue Condorcet in South Pigalle

South Pigalle is the new go-to neighbourhood of Paris. Endearingly dubbed ‘SoPi’ by the foreign press (though the...
Le Petit Trianon

5 Reasons to Visit the Château de Versailles, Europe’s Grandest Palace

King Louis XIV’s Grand Apartments, Chamber & the Galerie des Glaces Seven rooms make up The Sun King’s...

Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, van Gogh and more at the AGO in Toronto

This October, the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto invites visitors to witness the spiritual...
Issenheim Altarpiece at the renovated Unterlinden Museum

Museum Watch: The Newly Reopened Musée Unterlinden in Colmar

What do you get when you combine one of France’s finest museums with the trailblazing architects Herzog...
vintage shop Paris

My Life in Paris: A Herbalist Remedy

Rain starts spattering the pavement in Place de Clichy as I arrive, sans parapluie, panting from the...

Accommodation in France

La Fargo – Beautiful Buildings to Rent in the Languedoc

Distinctive building nestled against the garrigue in the heart of Cathar Country. 

Privately Rent or Plan a Wedding at Château de Roquelune

Live like royalty, if only for a short time, at this magnificent chateau situated in the South of France (Languedoc). Surrounded by gorgeous countryside,...

Luxury Farmhouse in Normandy

NORMANDY 18th Century BARN Welcome to our home in France, located within Basse Normandy, in the area of Manche, which is recognised as an area...

Château de Cambes: A Lovely B&B Near Agen

Driving up the long, rugged, narrow and overgrown road, we were apprehensive. Château de Cambes looked gorgeous on the website. Remote and isolated, it...

Hôtel Le Castelpierre de Lagraulet

In a bucolic setting which has something of the flavour of Tuscany, Castel Pierre is a unique historical location and at the same time...

L’Hotel Particulier Beziers

Right in the heart of the southern French town of Béziers, just a few hundred metres from the main street (Allées Paul Riquet) and...
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