Writing, Wine & Wellness in Southwest France

July 5th, 2021 by
Have you ever dreamed of writing a book? Why not learn with some of the best in the industry as you vacation in France! Here are some of the things you will experience on our writers retreat in the South of France to help get your creative juices flowing! Staying…

The Best of Provence

June 23rd, 2021 by
Have you ever visited the South of France? Even if the answer is yes or no, you may not be aware of some of the best things to see and taste in this region of France. When you think of the South of France the first region that should come…

Paris Photography with Georgianna Lane

January 20th, 2019 by
[caption id="attachment_190963" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Paris by Georgianna Lane[/caption] Would you like to make your photos of Paris and anywhere you travel look even just a little bit more like these? Who wouldn't?? Georgianna Lane, published author and photographer extraordinaire and I would like to invite you to our exclusive Paris…

Top Ten Reasons to go to Provence

December 29th, 2017 by
1 Everyone you know has been there, and its getting embarrassing Yes….it really is that nice. Some famous places and things just don’t live up to expectations like the Champs des Elysees & Times Square (too tripisty, too commercial and too crowded) or the Mona Lisa, too small and impossible…

Palais Royal to the Pompidou

May 5th, 2014 by
Halfway down the street on your left, you’ll see the beautiful Galerie Vivienne adjacent to the Galerie Colbert. Walk on the gorgeous mosaic tiles and feel yourself transported to the 1800s, when these covered passageways were built. They were designed to protect well-coiffed Parisienne shoppers from both the weather and carriage debris. You’ll find every Parisian delight here, including…

Louvre to Opera Walk

July 29th, 2014 by
Pop in for a drink at Le Meurice, and take a peek...

Wine Walk of the 1st and 2nd

April 18th, 2014 by
O'Chateau,  run by the author of Stuff Parisians Like, a fun read, O'Chateau offers a range of enjoyable offerings. You can learn about French wine by ordering a flight of wines from a specific region, or for more formal training, sign up for one of the entertaining and educational wine classes.

Walk and Shop in Saint Germain

November 3rd, 2014 by
Eglise Saint-Sulpice near the Saint-Sulpice metro station. Construction of this church, which replaced a 13th-century church, began in 1646 and was mostly complete a century later. As you enter the church, on the right side you’ll see celebrated frescoes by Eugène Delacroix. If you need sustenance, exit the church and turn to the right, stopping for…

Through Fashionable Paris in the steps of Audrey Hepburn

November 6th, 2013 by
This was the site of the first meeting between the young Audrey Hepburn and Hubert de Givenchy in 1954. Audrey was about to film Sabrina. Audrey and Givenchy hit it off from this first meeting, and the rest is history. 3, avenue de Matignon, is the supposed location of the room where William Holden is searching for…

Pastry and Chocolate Tour

December 21st, 2013 by
Stop and admire the Palais du Luxembourg (Le Sénat), which was formerly Marie de Médicis’s palace and is now home to the French Senate. Turn left here, onto rue de Tripnon. Walk along this street until it becomes rue de Seine. Here you’ll find Gérard Mulot, at 76, rue de…