Posts Tagged ‘travel’

Top Ten Reasons to go to Provence

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…

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Paris Christmas market

Christmas Music in Paris: Concerts and Carols

Is it possible to hear familiar Christmas music in Paris? Indeed yes, many English and American churches…

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French wines: Château Doisy-Daëne Sauternes 2007

French Wines: Château Doisy-Daëne Sauternes 2007

With the propensity of les Français to pair their wonderful French wines with their delectable cuisine, is the so-called French paradox really a myth? I’m referring to the observation that the rate of coronary heart […]

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Perusing the Passages of Paris

If you don’t know about the Paris passages, you must learn. I don’t mean to sound professorial, but I made the same mistake….

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How to Tie Your Scarf Like a Parisian

The leaves are starting to turn and the temperatures at night are going down. Next week it will be official, fall is just about…

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Audrey Hepburn in Paris

I always picture Audrey Hepburn in Paris. Even though she never lived there. Even though her first breakout movie was….

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Paris Museums at Night

There’s something magical and mysterious about museums late at night, the privileged access to the usually forbidden….

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French Beauty: Lotions and Potions

Visitors to Paris are often curious about the number of pharmacies they see throughout the city….

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Packing for Paris: Eight Essentials

Packing for any trip can be frustrating and daunting. But when you’re heading to the fashion capital of the world….

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French Wines: Françoise Bedel Entre Ciel et Terre Brut Champagne

What French wines best describe you? For me, it’s champagne. It’s not that I have such a sparkling, bubbly personality; rather, I’m always ready to celebrate any occasion but typically disappear before the […]

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Shopping: Rue Etienne Marcel

When I first moved to the Montorgueil quartier, I only had eyes for rue Montorgueil….

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Things to Do in Paris and NOT to do!

There are thousands of articles on things to do in Paris, this is exactly the opposite. Its also very important to remember the things NOT to do!

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Historic Paris Cafés

Can you write about historic cafés in Paris without mentioning Le Procope? This was the city’s very first café,…

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Paris Restaurants: Rech

One of the top things that come to mind when people think about Paris is food. Paris restaurants: we dream about them when […]

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Paris secrets: the terrace at l'Hotel de l'Abbaye

Paris Secrets: The Best Terraces on the Left Bank

We at the Girls’ Guide to Paris have been feverishly contriving our list of the city’s best summer terraces. Don’t miss out….

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