Boutique Hotel Pick – Chateau de Berne, Lorgues, France

Ah the idea of being in a place like this for a week or two, to regroup and clear the mind and body and soul is an idea I’ve had for a long time. Escaping the hustle and bustle of city life and the never ending list of chores and realities of every day life. […]

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Travel: A Bit of The Past

I found a few topics online, while searching for ideas for my next trip abroad, and decided if you are a history buff, or is always interested in a bit of background regarding your next destination, you might enjoy readying them:

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Decor: Simple Rustic Charm

Minimal words are in order this week, when everyone is busy either travelling or gathering with family to celebrate the upcoming holiday.   {source}

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Travel: Paris 101

Last week someone emailed me asking  about Paris, since this is their first time planning a trip to my beloved city, and outside of spending an hour or two giving them suggestions on best hotels, restaurants, and walking tours and such, I also sent them these interesting articles:

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Travel: Latest French Inspiration

First topic about France on RawSilkandSaffron for 2018. I am sure my friends are wondering what is wrong with me to have waited so long to bring up my favorite destination and all things French :). But January has been a difficult month for my beloved city and surrounding countryside due to all the flooding, […]

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Travel: Calling All Avid Travelers

To start off the new year, I want to first announce the 2018 Raw Silk and Saffron theme to be all topics about travel, with sprinkled here and there posts about other matters. But mostly about travelling and travel and I welcome anyone interested in sharing their travel experience to submit their article for a […]

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Travel: Paris Cafes Worth Your While

I am itching to go to Paris again, more so right now – since I’ve never been during the holidays. And the simple fact, I can actually sit at one of these cafes is most longing:

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Lifestyle: Keeping in Mind…

Over the holiday get-togethers there will be many topics of discussion over cocktails and Hors d’oeuvre – from lifestyle, to fashion, to kids, to travel and some even about politics and other business affairs. And just to keep the conversations light and airy or mellow and neutral, consider the following: {photo source}

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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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