SPOTLIGHT ON… Paris: Célèbrent jour de Bastille

July 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

Not that one is needed, but if ever there was a reason to celebrate all things French, it is most certainly Bastille Day, or La Fête Nationale as it is known in France, held annually on July 14th. This national day of celebration commemorates the storming of the prison, Bastille on July 14th [...]

10 Must-read books about The City of Light—Paris

May 20, 2013 // 2 Comments

There are countless books set against the beautiful backdrop of The City of Light. And, what better setting for romance, love, and adventure than Paris! From the romance of a horse drawn carriage ride through the city, to a romantic picnic beneath the Eiffel Tower; Paris is a city that simply [...]

La Fête du Pain

May 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Today, May 16th, marks the beginning of a week-long festival that proves to me once again, that I was indeed born in the wrong country! Yes, all across France, the La Fête du Pain (festival of bread) has kicked off. La Fête du Pain which takes place annually, was established to honour [...]

Today’s Inspiration-Wednesday 17th

April 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

Inspiration from my desk for today, Wednesday 17th April. These are a few things that are inspiring me today, what’s inspiring you? Macarons: currently planning our next trip to Paris and cannot wait to visit the Laduree store for some delicious macarons! Magic: believe it or not, it does [...]