Serendipity – Trés Chic French Gifts

How can we choose a favorite activity in Paris? Dining, sidewalk cafes, shopping, wandering cobbled lanes and sitting on a bench in an appealing park? Every sight, sound and scent seals a memory. There is a particularly serendipitous shopping adventure we enjoy. We head for Pylones – créateur d’objets à Paris – on Île Saint-Louis […]

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‘Tis the Season to Shop in France

French textiles

Shopping for gifts in France is a pure delight any time of year, but that’s especially true during the Christmas season!  Not surprisingly, the French expression for window shopping is “leche-vitrine” – window licking, a nod to enticing displays of food, fashion and must-have treasures. Every French city and village seems to tap from a […]

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