Tag Archives: Books

Nostalgia rue du 29 juillet, Paris I – France

In the mid 90s, I lived 207, rue St Honoré, 75001 Paris in a sixth floor apartment (no elevator, wooden beams, low ceiling and a stone fireplace – quel charme) overlooking the Paris rooftops. At the time, this neighborhood was quiet … Continue reading

Posted in Arts & Culture, Books, Eat & Drink, Peace & Quiet, Play, Shopping, Visit / Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Fishing for that perfect spice @ Epices Roellinger, Paris I – France

Last evening, I discovered the Paris location of Epices Roellinger (opened just over a year ago) nestled between the Palais Royal and Opéra Garnier. I had heard about it and included it to my “to do” list, since I have greatly enjoyed my … Continue reading

Posted in Eat & Drink, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

rue Jacob, Paris VI – France

St Germain des Près, an area of Paris praised by tourists and parisians alike for its bourgeois ambiance with an edge, surprised me once again last Friday… Here are 5 finds that wake up rue Jacob : 1) steps from the prim … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Eat & Drink, Home & Interior, Shopping, Visit / Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

An XL weekend in Brussels – Belgium

Sometimes when you go away for a weekend, it simply feels good to rest your head in a familiar place. The White Hotel in Brussels is one of those. I have stayed 3 times and know by now what to expect : … Continue reading

Posted in Arts & Culture, Books, Eat & Drink, Home & Interior, Peace & Quiet, Play, Shopping, Sleep / Hotels, Tips, Visit / Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Harper’s Bazaar closet essentials (ladies only)

Closet news… With Indian summer frenzy in the air and the next holidays just far enough, take this time to sort out your closet! Last weekend, I stumbled upon the Harper’s Bazaar “Fabulous at Every Age” at a friend’s house. N2S : remember each … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Play, Shopping, Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment