I’ve never been in Paris on New Year’s Eve, which is celebrated with elaborate fireworks displays at the Eiffel Tower. Someday, I’ll be in the City of Light to ring in the new year. Until then, I’ll just have to satisfy myself with pics and videos. Bonne Annee, tout le monde! Best wishes for a happy and prosperous 2014! Continue Reading →
I am — and always have been — a huge Christmas Queen. And the City of Light is a delight during the holiday season. Here’s a peek at some of my experiences from my visit a year ago. There’s lots o’ pics here, so you’ll really get a good sense of what the holiday season is like in Gay Par-ee. For me, it was an absolute thrill and provided me with holiday memories I’ll cherish for the rest of my life. Joyeux Noel! Continue Reading →
From my friends at Paris by Mouth … a comprehensive look at what’s open (and, more importantly, what’s closed) during the holiday week. Continue Reading →
From my friends at My French Neighbor — the gorgeous Christmas tree at the incomparable Galeries Lafayette department store on the Boulevard Haussmann. Such a wonderful time of the year to visit the City of Light! Continue Reading →
From my friends at My French Neighbor. Christmastime in Paris is simply magical! Continue Reading →
Parisian officials have reportedly rejected a bid by McDonalds to open up a shop on the fantastic market street Rue Montorgueil, saying that the international fast foodery would drive up rents and squeeze out character.
While I’m thrilled at the city’s efforts to prevent its historic core from turning into another Americanized mini-mall, I wonder if the change of heart has come too late. Continue Reading →
From my friends at Paris Attitude. So very true. Continue Reading →