Tag Archives: Historic

Domaine de la Corgette – Meursault, France

Here I am! Our baby boy is 5 weeks old and Mummy has finally taken a moment to peel her loving eyes off this wonder of Nature and recycle her hands for a few minutes. I considered sharing our hilarious first-time … Continue reading

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Ten simple pleasures in Paris VII – France

Ho ho ho… The holiday frenzy has come and gone after weeks of built up excitement, expectations and desires. N2s: this year was particularly marked by daily email or sms solicitations of “don’t miss this offer” ; 2012 resolution, unsubscribe from mailing … Continue reading

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Bienvenue au Château (France)

Omaha Beach located on the coast of Normandy (France) is synonymous with the Allied invasion of occupied France in June 1944 and rightly so. Many remnants and museums line the rolling hills and ocean floors of this region, as a … Continue reading

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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

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Paris Design Week – day 1

Today kicks off Paris Design Week (12-18/09/11). And to start, if you enjoy home interiors and out-of-the-ordinary pieces, a stop at Artcurial Auction House (Hôtel Marcel Dassault – 7, Rond-Point des Champs Elysées, Paris VIII) is an eye opener, miles from globalized retailers. … Continue reading

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Fall 2011 wishlist, Paris – France

Summer break is over, and urbanites typically draft a mile long wishlist of things to do/places to see for the Fall. September and October are fun months to explore European capitals and Paris is no exception. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Mini-break in Camargue – France

Arles, just under 4 hours by train from Paris or one hour’s drive from Aix en Provence is one fine location to get a taste of the Camargue region in the south of France. This world heritage site on the banks … Continue reading

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