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French Fashion – Andrew GN

By Debbie Kobayashi Backstage at Andrew Gn Autumn Winter Fashion Show Paris, early March 2018. Clutching pink invitations in chartreuse envelopes on a Friday night we…

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Michelin Star Restaurants Paris – Le Pergolese

by Debbie Kobayashi Michelin starred Le Pergolese is located in the posh 16th arrondisement just off of Avenue Foch. Many of its clientele live in…

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Seafood Festivals in Provence

When we first moved to Provence we had to pinch ourselves on January days where we’d often sit in the sun for hours and bask…

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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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The Beautiful Villages of Southwestern France, A Girls’ Only Tour

One of my most favorite St. Emilion Wine Chateaux I’ve been to nearly every region of France and each has its own secrets to discover….its…

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Festivals in Arles – Provence Tours

by Ashley Tinker of Curious Provence If you’re looking for a glimpse into Provençal culture, the best place to visit would be a festival in…

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Loire Valley: Chinon & Blois

There is a lot to see in the Loire Valley, too much to write about in one post. The first time I went, I visited…

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Parisian Inspiration for DJ Clovis XIV

Los Angeles based electronic artist Clovis XIV who hails from Paris has just released his debut EP, Golden Hours. The DJ and music producer has worked…

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French Garden House Antiques

I adore looking at, shopping for and perusing photos of French antiques both online and in person. I am obsessed with it so much that…

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The Best Champagne for New Years Eve

Just in time for New Year’s Eve, we visited the Champagne region for several days this past week, en famille. It was a nice chance…

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12 Reasons why Bordeaux is the Best City in France

HOLD ON wait a minute you say…have you forgotten Paris??? So to be fair, its absolutely true, nothing can match Paris. Its fame, iconic monuments and…

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The Magic of Paris

We can talk about Paris and her beauty until we are blue in the face. We can speak in hushed tones about the perfect croissant, the city’s […]

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Top Five Paris Apps for Your Next Trip

Before the explosion of iPhones, I used to recommend that everyone traveling to Paris invest in a really good map, like the Plan de Paris par […]

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Reviving the Vineyards of Paris

Walled vineyards were common in Paris, from the medieval city to the French capital, in the 19th century. Most of the original ones […]

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Things to Do in Paris: Treasure Hunting with THATRue

Spring is a time of new beginnings and blossoming ideas so I don’t think that Daisy de Plume, the ingenious founder of THATLou (Treasure Hunt […]

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