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Château Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac – France

Earlier this week, I visited Château Lafite Rothschild, in Pauillac, one of Bordeaux’s haute wineries (1st Classified Growth). The number of times that I had imagined its interiors, as I peddled through the hillside and sprawling vineyard, or stopped to capture the moment, are countless. As I feasted my eyes on … Continue reading

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Pauillac one-hour walking tour #1, France

For the new season, I have a feeling health walks could be a tempting experience for our guests staying at the hotel. And what a better place to start, then by sampling it myself. Thus I designed a tour and loved it… Turn left out of the Château Cordeillan-Bages … Continue reading

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24 hours in Trouville, Normandy

Have I mentioned Deauville-Trouville in the region of Normandy recently? Well, traveling to me is comparable to eyeing a pretty painting: each time, you find a detail that sparks your emotion. So here are few more local goodies. In the winter, remember … Continue reading

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48 hrs in Columbus, OH – USA

Until last fall, I had heard ho-hum remarks about this place. With a little help from the Internet, before I knew it I was drafting up an inspirational wish list as I packed my Paris gifts and camera. Beyond the … Continue reading

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Legrand Filles et Fils, Paris II – France

Voici une de nos adresses préférées à Paris. Une sorte de boudoir niché dans un des plus jolis passages de Paris, La Galerie Vivienne, à deux pas de la Place des Victoires. Seulement en ce boudoir particulier, on découvre des … Continue reading

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Meet the artist: Joana Vasconcelos, Versailles – France

This past Thursday, we wavered for one hour through hundreds of visitors standing outside of the golden-gate entrance to Versailles. The majority of the guests ardently waited to discover for the first time one of France’s most esteemed and well-kept … Continue reading

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La Tour du Trésorier – Tournus, France

For those who travel at a leisurely pace, here is an inspiring overnight base to enhance your drive South from Paris. Overlooking the Saône River and pastures of southern Burgundy to one side (view below from the private terrace of … Continue reading

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