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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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Meet the artist: Linder Sterling

La semaine dernière, j’ai découvert les œuvres de l’artiste britannique et féministe Linder Sterling. Une rétrospective lui est consacrée pour la première fois en France au musée d’Art moderne de Paris jusqu’au  21 avril 2013. J’ai trouvé une vingtaine de ses montages d’images puisées dans des … Continue reading

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Le Corbusier apartment-studio, Paris XVI – France

Built in 1933 by architect-designer-painter-sculptor Le Corbusier, and Pierre Jeanneret, this building in Paris has stirred my imagination through seven years – so I was thrilled when on that cold December morning I finally made time to visit the apartment-studio … Continue reading

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Tis the season for the Paris Aquarium

It’s gray. It’s cold. It’s Sunday. You’re in Paris with the kids and wondering what to do? Head to the Paris Aquarium and cinema near Trocadero. You’ll warm up in seconds as you recall your last dive in exotic waters (43 … Continue reading

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Yellow highlights in Paris

Seemingly, the hip colors this Fall are merigold, pomegranate and deep greens. Just for the fun, I hunted from one quartier to the next wondering where on earth the yellow inspiration could have blossomed from – and trust me, it … 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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