Beautiful Places to Visit
From vibrant cities to quiet villages, join me on my journey and learn about my favourite places.
Wonderful Things To Do
See beautiful buildings, find the best cafés, visit gorgeous chateaux and discover stunning gardens.
Dreamy Places to Stay
Stay in gorgeous, provincial BnB's, discover boutique hotels, find a country house to look after.
One thing I hear repeatedly from people is that ‘one day’ they’ll take a holiday to France. But how to make this happen when family responsibilities, perhaps money, job commitments, and other distractions complicate the simple desire to just go? I have been lucky enough to holiday in France regularly (no mean …Read More
Few places, in my experience, can match the extravagance of the Palais Garnier, 10 Place de l’Opéra, in Paris’ IV arrondissement. The 1979-seat Opera House is the most lavish building I have ever seen, perhaps ever built, in the modern age. The Palais Garnier has incredible detailing, opulence and majesty. This …Read More
Villa et Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat One of the spectacular highlights of staying in Villefranche sur Mer is undoubtedly the experience of visiting the breathtaking Villa et Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild. The deliciously feminine home of Beatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild is located on Cap Ferrat, the eastern flank of …Read More
My latest foray into ‘French women’ land is the book ‘French Women Don’t Sleep Alone’ by Jamie Cat Callan. It’s an interesting title which speaks more to crafting the opportunity for partnering than simply being randomly available – and preferring company. ‘JE NE SAIS QUOI’ Although written in a way that …Read More
Come with me on my travels
Share in my delight of the beauty of the people, the style of the cities and towns, the colour of the countryside, the delicious flavours and distinctive culture of this most captivating country. Come to Paris, visit the chateaux, relax on the Riviera, get lost in the tiny, age-old rues, and indulge in our common love of All Things French.