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"Miel de Corse" dessert

BP take: It was a dark and stormy night when we arrived at 10 Avenue d'Iéna. Umbrellas were pointless against the relentless rain- falling in sheets as the wind lashed the Paris streets. What...
duplex apartment for sale near the Trocadero

Just a stone's throw from the Trocadéro and the Eiffel tower, this sublime duplex apartment is situated on one of the most beautiful avenues of Paris: the Avenue Georges Mandel. It's housed in a...
House for sale in the 16th arrondissement

This picturesque family home of about 4,130 sq ft is set in 7,000 sq ft of leafy gardens with 467 sq ft of balconies and terraces. This is prime real estate: situated in a...
apartment for sale on the Avenue President Wilson

This luxury apartment has a coveted location in the 16th district: situated on the prestigious boulevard bordering the Seine river, next to the Galliera museum and Palais de Tokyo. This 3rd floor apartment (with elevator)...
Fondation Louis Vuitton covered in Daniel Buren’s L’Observatore de la lumière

Seventy-eight-year-old French artist Daniel Buren must be harboring a little boy in his heart whom he lets out every once in a while to create one of his ebullient installations that plays with color,...
Cape and Cape's green rooibos tea

The other day I couldn’t resist a visit to the Impressionists in Normandy exhibition at the Jacquemart André Museum in Paris. If you’re like me and adore art, you’ll especially appreciate this museum as...
La Grande Cascade, Paris

It’s always delightful to see the French terrace attitude. The minute a few rays of sunshine appear, so do Parisians, wrapped in chic Burberry scarves and Ray-Ban sunglasses, sipping and nibbling, before/after and during...
The Trocadéro Palace, 1900

Paris is a city of contrasts: light and dark, old and new, past and present. Erased from the memories of most Parisians, however, are two buildings: the Palais du Trocadéro and the Palais Bardo....
The incredible #Easter egg by Chef Michaël Bartocetti

The young, talented and charismatic Michaël Bartocetti has been Head Pastry Chef at the Shangri La Hotel, Paris, since last June, working in tandem with a talented team headed by Christophe Moret.  “I am from the...
vintage postcard of the Eglise d'Auteuil

When I was living in Paris years ago, I had the great fortune to live in a lovely area not generally frequented by tourists. Even today, it is still off the beaten circuits. I...
The view from the terrace at Café de l'Homme

Beyond the massive statue of Hercules taming a bison (Albert Pommier, 1937), the Eiffel Tower rises above the fountains of the Jardins du Trocadéro. It's almost close enough to reach out and touch. In...
Bois de Boulogne

The Promenade Plantée (Avenue Daumesnil, 12th arrondissement. Métro: Bastille) Formerly a railway viaduct connecting Place de la Bastille to Varenne-Saint-Maur, the Promenade Plantée is the world's first elevated park positioned roughly three storeys above ground level....