My Colette Surprise 

If you have traveled to Paris, you might have come across the concept store Colette located in Rue Saint Honoré. If you are a fashionista, then it is rather probable that you know Colette even if you have never been to Paris. Since 1997, the store with the two blue dots had been a place … Continue reading My Colette Surprise 

Poetic Images

Even though our trip to Normandy this September was very short in days, we arrived a Monday and left a Wednesday after all, we definitely managed to make the most of our trip. In the morning before heading home, we purchased a lot of fish and headed for a walk along the seaside. It was … Continue reading Poetic Images

A giant rat and French cheese

A giant rat and French cheese Normandy September 2015 After a good home cooked lunch, we made our way to the seaside. After our drive there we were impatient to see the ocean, well the English Channel to be precise. We hopped into the car and drove for about 5 minutes to Porte-en-Bessin and parked in … Continue reading A giant rat and French cheese

Fontaine de l’Étoile de Montaigu or The Fountain of Love a short story

Fontaine de l'Etoile de Montaigu In the heart of the French kings' hunting grounds one can, under contrition to keep the eyes and spirit open, come across a magical fountain or spring. It is the Fountaine de l'Étoile de Montaigu or in English: Fountain of the Montague Star.  Already the name is rich in beauty and fuels imagination... … Continue reading Fontaine de l’Étoile de Montaigu or The Fountain of Love a short story

Iles Flottantes – no I am not talking about dessert

Voilà, voilà! It's time for another "Discovering Paris" post. This time it's again about a new park or garden in Paris. I want to tell you about the Promenade des Berges de la Seine, or more precisely about the Iles Flottantes (floating islands that are located there). In 2013 parts of the Parisian quays were converted … Continue reading Iles Flottantes – no I am not talking about dessert