Bon Vin French Restaurant in Darlinghurst

Hidden in a lane in the back quarters of Darlinghurst’s eclectic and notorious restaurant strip on Stanley Street is a quaint, petite, young and unassuming French restaurant called Bon Vin or as the French would say – bon vaahh.  In fact, you could easily just walk past it missing the front facade with its adorable…

For All Things Art Visit Paris’ Montmartre

It seems almost every corner of Paris is historically and culturally endowed – complete with charm and hidden treasures of storeyed delights.  One of these charming spots of Paris is without a doubt the mecca for all things arty and bohemian – the hilltop district of Montmartre in Paris’ 18th arrondissment.  The lively and energy…

The Luxurious Chanel Spa in Paris’ Hotel Ritz

I know that I have said many times before that I want to live and die in Paris and that is without a doubt the truth and my sincerest feeling.  However, after paying a visit to the Hotel Ritz and taking a peek into the glorious Chanel Spa I think I will now adjust my…

A Glamorous Afternoon at the Hotel Ritz Paris

Dear readers, it’s with joy in my heart and my absolute pleasure to share my wonderful and highly memorable experience at the Ritz Hotel in Paris situated in the historic and beautiful Place Vendome in Paris’ 1st arrondissment.  I had always wanted to experience the Ritz Hotel in Paris in one way or another and…

Venture Back In Time At The Palais Royal in Paris

I know it’s predictable for me to say that every corner and place you experience in Paris is like a movie set dream and I’m delighted to say that yet again of the opulent and magnificent 17th century Palais Royal, its arcades and glorious gardens.  Situated in the heart of Paris’ old world 1st arrondissment…

Closerie Des Lilas – A Gem In Paris’ Montparnasse

The allure and vibrant history surrounding Paris’ Montparnasse district always fascinated me.  My enchantment of this area has always been due to the literary and artistic circles, in particular the American literary and bohemian expats, that gravitated to the cafes, watering holes and dance halls of Montparnasse and as a consequence contributed monumentally to its…

Bistro Hubert – A Dazzling French Restaurant in CBD Sydney

Dear readers, if I say that somewhere in the heart of Sydney’s CBD there is a French restaurant that will transport you to a time in Paris when everything sizzled (including the cuisine) you’re just going to have to believe me.  Nothing elevates the fine experience of dining on French cuisine than to be plunged…

Paris’ Historic Rue Mouffetard & Other Highlights

Rue Mouffetard is an ideal place to visit to get a taste of historic Paris and to experience how Parisians live, work and unwind. Rue Mouffetard is in fact the oldest, longest and most picturesque pedestrianised market street in Paris and is adored by Parisians who refer to it as “La Mouffe”.  The name of…