A Girl Can Dream…

Once in a while I swoon over the idea of doing something extraordinary for myself. I imagine it, consider it, then talk myself out of it. Recent events being buying a much-needed new car, or an upgraded smart phone.  Even pampering myself. But I decided this morning, while struggling with my hair to cooperate the […]

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Travel: All Things Paris

I’ve been to Paris nearly every single month of the year – except December and January and in 2018 I am adding to my bucket list to experience my favorite place on earth at least the month of December – right before and during all the holiday festivities. In the meantime, here’s what I have […]

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Travel: Monday Morning Visual Therapy

This Monday morning I felt the need to share these fascinating hotels with the best views based on Architectural Digest reviews. All to simply  jump start your day: Featured image property: Qasar Al Sarah Resort in Abu Dhabi, for the rest please go here

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Travel: Christmas Markets in Paris

I’ve mentioned several Christmas markets here, here and also here . And now I share with you Christmas Markets in Paris to consider for this year’s holiday oriented travels:

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Travel Series: Behind The Scenes

Sure, when we travel somewhere, we are mostly focused on what we see in front of us and seldom do any background information on sites or towns we visit. I mean current events or future plans research. Well, I am always intregued but evolution or remodel or updates or sometimes unfortuantely a bad decision in […]

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Sunday Morning Reads 100817

I felt the chill of Autumn this morning – after leaving my window wide open overnight – since the 70 degree temps from the evening before. Something we experience here in San Francisco in October. Even though it was cold, it felt wonderful to breathe in the clean early morning air, and opening my eyes […]

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Are you Into French Films?

I’ve been a little off this past week in terms of craving soup, wanting to watch only classic films and longing for a trip to Paris.  Last night, I selected a dozen French films to see, even if I’ve seen them before. Here’s a list of my favorite and highly recommend French films (From top […]

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Boutique Hotel Pick – The Hoxton Paris, France

Paris is always a good idea – no matter the season and with it, the collection of the most beautiful boutique hotels will sure make your trip the most memorable. The Hoxton is one I’ve fallen in love with from decor to the simple elegance of eclectic style. The accommodations I recommend  for first timers […]

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Fashion: Best Haute Couture Looks – 2017

Happy Monday everyone. Hope you had a wonderful weekend. And in case you didn’t here’s the best escape for the Monday morning blues I can think. Haute Couture is probably the most fascinating of all fashion, and the likes of Chanel, Valentino, Ellie Saab, Dior,  Versace, and more are displayed so wonderfully on the pages […]

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Travel: Paris in the Fall

I’ve been thinking hard about taking a trip to Paris in the next few weeks, well…because I simply miss it. So while searching the best airfare, and rates at my favorite hotel, I came across this interesting article in Timeout Online of the 21 things not to miss while in Paris in the fall. Which, […]

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