Most of you know I’m in France for a large part of the summer (follow me on Instagram for pictures from Southwest France and 10 days of the Camino in late July!) I’m staying in our vacation rental property in the lovely town of Nérac – the town I fell in love with when I […]
Disclosure: I received a small discount on my Vacation in Paris apartment rental in exchange for a writeup about my experience and a post about my most recent trip. You can read about a few of my favourite Paris markets on the Vacation in Paris blog. Long-time readers will know that I lived for a […]
I first learned about Denise Acabo’s famed Paris chocolate store, L’Etoile d’Or from David Lebovitz a couple of years ago when a gas explosion in the basement of the building destroyed the shop. An extraordinary chocolate shop carrying the likes of Henri Le Roux caramels, Bonnat and Bernachon (the only Paris address to carry the […]
How do you plan for a trip? Are you the type to have every minute programmed with no room for spontaneity? I’ll admit that I do tend towards being that type of trip planner but recently, I’ve opted for less-planned trips which allow me the time to discover a place differently. Take my recent trip […]
Ok, so you know what a huge fan of Paris walking tours I am and it’s been a while since I took one… On my recent trip, I was thrilled to be invited to check out Urban Adventures’ latest tour offering – the Gourmet Marais. The Marais is one of my favourite neighbourhoods to wander […]
Those of you who have followed this blog for a while will know what a huge fan of Paris walking tours I am. I’ve covered a lot of ground with a lot of different companies and I always learn something new, no matter what tour I go on. Over the years, though, I can’t tell […]
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