Valentine's Day - One Last Tip - T'es Belle

One last ❤️ tip…

Don’t forget to tell her how beautiful she is… La chanson que n’importe quelle fille rêverait d’entendre de la part de son homme – pour la Saint Valentin et tous les jours de sa vie. T’es belle VOLO – Jours Heureux T’es belle quand tu sourisT’es belle tout le tempsT’es belle même quand tu risEt qu’on voit tes dents.T’es belle…

The Parisian Street Art Movement

Paris embraces Street Art… Otherwise known in French as the “Murs d’Expressions”, Parisian Street Art has revolutionized the art scene in Paris. Throughout the city, on street corners and down alleys, street art abounds. Street art, an artistic urban expression that used to involve sneaking around to avoid the ever-watchful eyes of the police and security cameras, has become so popularized…

The Fashionable Hiker – French Style

When hiking, first and foremost, you must be well dressed…

I’m sure you have heard the best way to dress for hiking largely depends on the conditions you plan on hiking in … clothing that wicks away moisture with less coverage in the summer and extra insulating layers in the winter – blah blah blah, yawn!

I’m not talking about good hiking boots, and sunscreen here…Nope! I’m talking about STYLE! Make the frenchies proud of you by remembering every outing, no matter the season or the destination, is an opportunity for style. It’s the French way after all!

Roussillon – A Very Colorful Day in Provence

The village of Roussillon is a tiny village filled with cafés and galleries selling pottery, art, and souvenirs. It is a quaint little village perched on top of a hillside, pigmented in red to match the nearby ochre mines and splendid against a sparkling blue sky. Roussillon is well worth a stopover to wander the narrow streets and enjoy the panoramic views, or for a light lunch or an ice cream, but the main attraction around here are the ochres mines…

Found: French Shopping Paradise

All Across France – C’est les SOLDES ! This year I discovered the sales at the Factory Outlet Malls (“magasins d’usine”) – and that was a revelation. Everything is already discounted at outlet pricing which is typically around 20% to 30% off the regular price. But then during the bi-yearly sales you add another 50%, 60%, 70% off the already marked down price – and paradise you have found!

Le Musée des Confluences - Beetle Bug or Robot?

A Futuristic Spaceship? Robotic Beetle? Floating Metallic Cloud???

Musée des Confluences A Museum of Knowledge and Iconic Gateway into Lyon Architecture Part of the redevelopment project of the area known as the Confluence in Lyon, and located directly on the artificial peninsula as you enter the city, the Confluence Museum startles and surprises in its architecture.  Designed by the Austrian firm Coop Himmelb(l)au famous worldwide for their deconstructed architectural…