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The Joli Rouge

The name Joli Rouge which translates to Pretty Red is the french equivalent of the Jolly Roger. The Joli Rouge is a real treasure trove, where one can find 20th century objects, for home decoration; items which are carefully selected by the store owner Amèlie who runs this flea market shop with her cousin Joaquim. The Joli Rouge is the perfect place to come and find everyday objects, that will please any taste. This antique shop has a very special…

A Weekend in Nice

The "Côte D'Azur" the Azure Coast, better known as The French Riviera and her biggest city: Nice. It's been said, but I have to say it again; Nice is Nice! Nice started showing up on the foreign radar in the second half of the 18th century when the British Royalty and Aristocrats came flocking to this Mediterranean seaside jewel of a city. This gave way to the coining of the city's main seaside boardwalk, as the Walkway of the English (Promenade…

A Cup of Joe to-go at Mana Espresso

"extraordinary coffee" Ok You're in France, so you're not lacking in places to have good coffee. But if you want extraordinary coffee, then you Have to try Mana Espresso. Freshly Brewed Coffee, who's origin and variety changes with the seasons. My coffee this time came from ethiopia and had a nice kick. Vegetarian Let's talk food. The food is all homemade and vegetarian! I wanted litterally everything so I ordered 3 plates. #sonotsorry  I had the carrot soup, cheddar and…

Tuscan Countryside

Take a tour of the Tuscan countryside with me. Pisa The Leaning Tower of Pisa, a camapnile or free-standing belltower world famous for it's unintended tilt. Located in the Cathedral Square known as the "Piazza del Duomo" or even Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles) alongside the Cathedral and Baptistery which today belongs to the Catholic Church. Construction began in the 12th century. Montepulciano A medieval town located on a hillside in the Tuscan countryside. Famous for their wine Vino…

A Weekend in Siena Italy

Siena is a beautiful Tuscan city well known for its beautiful fan-shaped piazza and medieval brick buildings. It is surrounded by the snow-capped Apennine Mountains and rolling green hills of olive groves and vineyards. Sightseeing Piazza del Campo Siena's premier square   Torre del Mangia 14th Century Tower that offers a splendid view of the whole city. Cathedrale di Santa Maria, better known as the Duomo You can visit the Cathedral, The Baptistery, The Crypt, The Museum, The Piccolomini Library,…

Mademoiselle Cupcake

    Let's talk cupcakes! I really wasn't a big cupcake fan until I discovered this cupcake shop. I've always found store-bought cupcake frosting to be too sweet. That all changed the moment I discovered Mademoiselle Cupcake in the Cours Julien district of Marseille. The frosting is delectable smooth and creamy. From the moment I took my first bite, i was sold. I might even be in danger of becoming a cupcake fanatic! Mademoiselle Cupcake is cozy and quaint, and…

The Acoté Look: Cozy and Chic

The French Brand from the East which is now all over Paris. A new boutique just opened up in the Marais at 7 rue malher. A côté (n.m.) : tout près, en dehors. Acoté means close, and this brand is the Spin Off  for a younger audience from Cotélac since 2004. The Acoté collected is designed by Baptiste Viry, a french fashion designer who before launching his own line, worked in the Hermès Studio. The entire collection is designed in…

Birchbox School

Voyager à Paris pour faire partie de la première promotion du Birchbox school.   Bonjour experts Birchbox, J'ai créé mon lifestyle blog il y'a peu de temps. J'ai tout de suit été confrontée aux tâches difficiles et techniques qui viennent avec le lancement d'un site web et un blog personnel, comme créer mon identité en ligne, utiliser du code pour customiser mon thème wordpress, et l'utilisation de Google Analytics pour suivre et mieux préparer le contenu pour mon public spécifique.…

Agnès B. Algie Dress

Black Algie Dress by Agnès B. Long Sleeve Dress in crepe mesh with Contrasting Peter Pan collar. Today Only: Shop the entire winter 2015 Collection and receive a 20% Discount! Shop Here