Museum Moments: Left Bank Inspirations

A Rainy day in Paris is the perfect day for a museum adventure; even if you have been to the same museum before, there is always something new to discover. If you are visiting Paris for the first time, its a good idea to purchase a museum pass for a minimum of 2 days, as…

Versailles:Luxury Without Boundries

My recent trip to Versailles (I have already visited three times in my lifetime) was a revelation.  I had always pictured Versailles in my mind after reading the history of the many illustrious former residents, so it made me cry when I finally saw it over 20 years ago for the first time.  I saw…

Perfectly Paris Travel:  The Smart Suitcase Est Arrivee!

One thing that will tell you its August in Paris and the signs and sounds of the city beginning to empty out: the sound of suitcase wheels on the pavement.  All Parisians, as my dad used to say, “turn the same pages of the book in the schools each day” so perfectly regimented across the…

My Apts in Paris: Love & Romance to Suit

What if I told you that what I know about Paris could be summed up in a single sentence: Your Living Space is everything.  Parisians live both a private and interior life, as well as the more public lifestyle of cafes, restaurants, museums, shops all part of their daily experience. That is why when the…

Tourist at heart

Beautiful illustrations by expat American Illustrator….we can already taste the macaroons! thefrancofly I recently celebrated my 7-year Parisversaire!  Yes, that is 7 years of morning boulangerie runs, nauseating boughts of cultural differences, and a bookshelf unapologetically filled with administrative proof that I do indeed live in this enchanted city of Paris, France.  As much as…