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Pauillac one-hour walking tour #2, France

My first walking tour around Château Cordeillan-Bages sparked my desire to take another walk on the wildside – this time towards the Gironde (the longest navigable estuary in Western Europe). Heading out of the hotel, cross the mythical Route des Châteaux leading to Bordeaux (N2S: … Continue reading

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NY from new heights

Each time I travel to NYC, I seem to bring a checklist of must see & do. And this September, my « NY thing » seemed to be terraces. Here are a few finds that I would happily share to enjoy NYC … Continue reading

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La Galerie Végétale, Paris X – France

Here is a whimsical gallery that puts the outside world on pause and brings fresh inspirations to mind. Bienvenue à La Galerie Végétale, un havre de fraîcheur et d’inspiration où il fait bon rêvasser en plein Paris. Located steps from … Continue reading

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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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48hrs in Tuscany – Italy

There’s something about Italy. No matter which part of the country you visit, one always seems to find good eats, sexiness, vibrant locals, creativity and beauty. This time again, we chose Tuscany for the weekend. We hung our hats at Casa … Continue reading

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“Top 10” therapies in Amsterdam – Netherlands

Grant it we were visiting in May during the blooming season, the weather was fabulous, I was boiling with first-time frenzy and my prince charming is Dutch… nevertheless Amsterdam is top mini-break therapy! Here’s why: Nous y étions en mai … Continue reading

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