Fun fact: Parisians honestly do love American movies. Not so fun fact: Parisians are much better at reading subtitles than America.
As wondrous as Paris is, there is a dark side to counter its rosy appearance. Non, this is not about the intermittent periods of grey weather or the sometimes serious lack of decent customer service. It’s about one of the most dangerous groups of people in Paris : the Pickpockets.
Last month, we educated you a bit on the different types of French breads and how to navigate your local boulangerie. However, in the land of liberty, equality and fraternity, not all Parisian baguettes are created equal.
Fitness in Paris used to be anything but à la mode. American fitness enthusiasts inspired the traditional ‘Pff, ça se fait pas’ (It just isn’t done) reaction. However, there is good news for those who weren’t blessed with the coveted skinny gene that so many of these Français seem to possess: ‘sport’ is now IN.
With the official start of summer just a few weeks away, we can’t stop daydreaming about the places we would love to go on vacation. However, sandy feet and salt-filled hair isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Here are some of our favorite non-beach vacations for all of the inland adventurers, from all over the globe.
When we think of shoes and Paris, Michel Perry instantly comes to mind. Known as the “King of Heels” in Paris, we have been drooling over the designer’s creations since our guide, Ellie, came across his shop a few years ago.
Picking pastries in Paris can be a daunting task. There is so much choice and simply not enough room for all the delectable delicacies to fit into our stomachs. If we allowed ourselves a taste of everything all the time, we’d be as doughy as the desserts going into our mouths!
Chloe runs a travel company featuring shopping tours in Paris – perfect for a fashionista! Originally from the US, she’s been visiting yearly since she was 12 years old and has now launched CJ Shopping Tours that has her traveling to Paris at least 5-6 times per year!
With Paris Fashion Week underway, the city is flooded with fashionistas and tourists and a multitude of luxury hotels await them! The following list of five luxury hotels are some of my favorites and stand out because they are rich in character and never short on luxury or five-star service.