Firenze Forever

Sorry for my recent absence but, vacation mode took over and I enjoyed a lovely eight-day Italian getaway in Florence. Since traveling to Florence for the first time last summer, I’ve completely fallen for this incredible city. I must admit, this time around the August heat was, at times, nearly unbearable, but peeking around every turn to discover…

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Coffee Spoune

You know how much I love finding great new cafe’s in Paris, so when I saw that the newest establishment, Coffee Spoune, was set to open just down the street from chez-moi, I had to check it out.You’ll find a selection of cake-like pastries (I went with the apple muffin) and a delicious latte for…

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Le Marais

One of my favorite arrondissements of Paris (and there are 20!) has to be Le Marais. These lovely little streets and boutiques make for a perfect Parisian stroll, and you’ll find some of the best coffee shops and sweet treats around (I can never resist a great latte or a delicious gelato!).

Early Morning Stroll

I must admit, I’m not really a morning person. I could, quite possibly, sleep until noon almost everyday if I didn’t have to wake up to take care of work, errands, etc. But lately, I’ve been trying to make a point of rising early at least once a week. In fact, I always make a…

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Little Black Flats

My dream closet would likely include a massive shoe rack filled with fabulous heels in every shade imaginable from Saint Laurent to Christian Louboutin. Realistically speaking, my closet looks nothing like that, and while the idea sounds fantastic, in my day-to-day life my go-to shoes are always a pair of little black flats. I want…

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The Butte-aux-Cailles, a district in Paris’ 13th arrondissment, is a charming hilltop neighborhood. It has a village-like ambiance with its many quaint, cobblestone streets and façades covered with beautiful green ivy leaves.This lesser known are of Paris is definitely worth checking out for its charm and quirky, local restaurants, bars and cafés.

Folks and Sparrows

Coffee shops have been having a moment in Paris, with so many popping up all over the city there’s even an app available to keep track of them all!I have a few favorites, all fantastic in their own way but one highlight is the charming Folks and Sparrows. Convenience aside (it happens to be just…

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