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Lisboa, Portugal

Colourful, proud, inventive, romantic, upbeat, traditional whilst pushing into modernism, the Lusitanian capital of seven hills is a must-see place. Four-day itinerary (M-F) in Europe’s new destination for entrepreneurs with a fluent English-speaking population. Day 1: Sintra / Alfama Bem … Continue reading

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24hrs in Limoges, France

Recently, I travelled to Limoges in the foothills of the northern Aquitaine region of France. Traditionally known as a butcher (breeding of sheep and cows) and manufacture town, Limoges has sustained its graceful position from the late 18th Century as a capital of “fire arts” – enamel, porcelain, and oak barrels made for Cognac … Continue reading

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Saint-Mich’, Bordeaux – France

Last weekend I laced up my all-star, grabbed my camera and hit town with no specific agenda other than to capture the mood in Bordeaux. I was encouraged to visit Saint-Michel and Saint-Pierre, two neighborhoods on the move since a … Continue reading

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Magasin Général, Bordeaux – France

Femmes: Troquez les bottines ou talons hauts pour les baskets, la mini pour le jean, et trouvez le juste équilibre masculin féminin relevé d’un joli brillant à lèvres. Hommes: Embarquez le skate et enfilez la chemise de bucheron sans oublier le pull réservé … Continue reading

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L’Atelier Blanc, Valbonne – France

If you’re passing through the old village of Valbonne in the area of Nice-Antibes on the French Riviera, pop in to L’Atelier Blanc (12, rue de la Mairie), a newly-opened boutique by two friends seeking a fresh adventure. You will find myriad inspiration for interiors, exteriors, gifts, and accessories … Continue reading

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Lodge Eco-Friendly Home, Bordeaux – France

Voici une de mes adresses favorites de Bordeaux. Une boutique dans le quartier Saint-Pierre qui éveille nos envies de maison – déco – cadeaux avec des objets joliment mis en scène, et qui donne du sens à nos emplettes. On … Continue reading

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Biarritz living for a day… or more, France

This weekend, we were in the coastal city of Biarritz in the Basque Country of France. Each time I have visited in the past years, the vibe, the oceanic breeze, the shades of light, the views, the people, the bistros and … Continue reading

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