Getting Ready for Spring 2015: Trends and Tips

There is no better place to feel the spring air than Paris.  The frozen ground thaws in the parks and boulevards and the air has a sense of anticipation.  Cafes begin to fill up, the flower shops yield their new blooms and a sense of new beginnings is in the air. Last Fall we looked…

Left Bank Women Writers: Paris Adventuress Book Club

The spirit and lifestyle of the Left Bank in Paris from 1900 to 1940 was populated by many artists and writers. Picasso, Hemingway, and many women writers like Edith Wharton, Gertrude Stein who explored both traditional narratives and a modernist view of language itself. When exploring the streets and avenues of the Left Bank, the…

Travel Like an Adventuress: The ‘Paris Adventuress’ Airport Guide

When you are a Paris Adventuress, there is nothing like a little bit of inspiration to make you book that ticket again for yet another year of adventure and discoveries.  A little touch of French lingerie, for example; Mais Oui!  What French girl would do without it? This is a must for your “at home for…

Relais Christine Hotel: Whispering History and Mystery on the Left Bank

A stay at the Relais Christine Hotel is more than just a night in Paris; its a time travel experience to several centuries of Parisian history. Built on the foundations of an ancient medieval monastery, the 17th century hotel architecture is one of the historic building styles in Paris.  Situated on the Rue Christine in…

The Paris Markets: Shopping in Vegetable Heaven on Earth

The Best Paris Marche’s are well known by all the travel experts as they focus mainly on the central Paris area; the outlying areas of Paris are not frequented by tourists so they offer you the “real” experience of shopping with the locals. NEUILLY, which is outside of Paris in a nearby zip code and…

Luxury Jewels At Boucheron Paris : Baubles, Bangles and Beads

The BOUCHERON Boutique at The Antique Biennale 2014 The journey begins in Japan where an exquisite necklace inspired by the rivers and inlets in the high mountains of Spring; there is still snow and ice on the ground. The creation of the “Japonaise” Boucheron necklace is both a marvel of gemstone technology and a romantic…