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Being in Paris, exploring the art of French gastronomy

For the upcoming holidays, there is always lively discussion on the right food and food pairings to celebrate the occasion.  The French never press the topic but they always seem to depict an expertise in mastering the art of simple gastronomy. From a cheese soufflé to the more complicated coq a ... READ the POST

Chanel and all her facets

The fashionable personal universe of Gabrielle Chanel was timeless. Her iconic style was one that can be considered simple, minimalistic, and devotees continue to emulate her personal choices in fashion today. There are many varied stories about Chanel’s early life (stories that she often ... READ the POST

Duvelleroy has brought back the art of holding fans

Their primary function might be to avoid being overheated, but the elegant way to carry a hand fan can enhance a woman’s sense of style. Parisian house Duvelleroy brings these feminine accessories back into fashion with a breathtaking collection. Femininity has much to do with grace. It is not ... READ the POST

Alaïa: French couturier with a passion for history

The ultimate Hidden Gem, Azzedine Alaïa was one of the most confidential French couturiers whose work is acclaimed worldwide by connoisseurs of fashion history and fashionistas alike. A perfectionist and a couturier interested in all artistic dimensions, Monsieur Alaïa always had a passion for the ... READ the POST

Moulin Rouge: the place, the movie the musical!

While it might not be a "hidden" gem, the Moulin Rouge has history, a French cabaret experience, the 2001 movie and the Broadway musical! Welcome to…. The Moulin Rouge!  It is 1889, the era of the Belle Epoque, where strict Victorian rules are in place, multi course dinners and balls are the ... READ the POST

While it might not be a "hidden" gem, the Moulin Rouge has history, a French cabaret experience, the 2001 movie and the Broadway musical!

Tasting Champagne in Reims – a day to remember!

Champagne is a special experience only to be found in the French region known as Reims - where the kings of France were crowned.   Veuve Cliquot, Perrier Jouet, Moet Chandon, Tattinger - all the big name wineries are a quick 90 minute ride southeast of Paris, as well as many smaller, family run ... READ the POST

Veuve Cliquot, Perrier Jouet, Moet Chandon, Tattinger - all the big name wineries are a quick 90 minute ride southeast of Paris, as well as many smaller, family run businesses that have wonderful bottles!