Enjoy a Night Out Like a Local in Paris – The 14th Arrondissement

Cafe de la Rotonde, Paris, All Things French

Deep into the left bank of the River Seine, discover the meeting grounds of the unforgettable ‘Lost Generation’. Many writers, painters, sculptors, and actors, such as Hemingway, Picasso, Fitzgerald and …

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Dalida, une Garde-robe de la Ville à la Scène

Dalida Exhibition Dress Frill

‘Dalida, her Wardrobe On and Off-Stage’ When I was in Paris, I had the considerable pleasure of seeing an exhibition of the extensive wardrobe of renowned singer Dalida, showing the …

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Discover the Beautiful Château de Chantilly.

Chateau Chantilly All Things French

Experience a fairy-tale moment from your childhood dreaming. For travellers like myself, seeing any Châteaux in France is like stepping through the looking glass into an unreal world. Château de Chantilly is no …

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Fall in Love with Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild.

Villa et Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild

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 …

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Visit Villefranche, the Jewel of the Riviera.

Villefranche sur Mer All Things French

Villefranche sur Mer… my home away from home. My first experience of actually staying in France was when I studied French at the Institut de Francais in Villefranche in October, …

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Reading: French Women Don’t Sleep Alone.

French Women Don't Sleep Alone

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 …

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I’m a Hopeless Francophile in Love with France.

Francophile love. French Bistro in Paris. All Things Frenc

As I sit here to write shortly after my return from France, I am compelled to ask myself, ”What is a Francophile?’. ‘Why am I so drawn to this country?’. I am …

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Experience Absolute Luxury at the Palais Garnier.

Palais-Opera-Garnier-All-Things-French

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 …

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Travel Around the World with a Carry-on Bag.

Pink-Suitcase-All-Things-French

I can hear you. Why would anyone want to organise a 6-week holiday to la belle France and travel with an airline-approved, international carry-on bag as their only luggage? Is it even …

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The Strategy of Getting Organised with Storage.

Wire-Basket-Storage-All-Things-French

Are you heading off for a while? Travelling? Taking the plunge? Packing your life into boxes and stashing it into storage can be an organised, methodical process. Or, it can …

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