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european christmas market

10 Amazing European Christmas Markets

While the United States has cornered the market on Christmas lights in the wild, no one does Christmas markets better than Europe. From London to Berlin, it’s hard to find a city that doesn’t have a quaint market filled with…

Tuilleries to Luxumbourg; A Day Well Spent

Tuilleries to Luxumbourg; A Day Well Spent

Paris is a city made for walking. The metro makes it convenient to hop around, but staying underground means you miss out on most of the beautiful architecture and side streets of Paris. Nowhere else can you get as much…

An Afternoon in the Musée dâ??Orsay

An Afternoon in the Musée dâ??Orsay

Does it count as tradition if you’ve only done it twice? If so, we have a tradition that involves the steps of the Musée d’Orsay and a sweet treat and latte from a nearby shop or bakery. Stuffed full of sugar, we head into…

A Surprise Trip to Paris in Spring

A Surprise Trip to Paris in Spring

I can count on one hand the times my husband has surprised me. But when he does, he goes all out. Like the proposal I wasn’t expecting, or a birthday dinner with my family just after we moved home from Nicaragua. This…

La Tour Eiffel

La Tour Eiffel

From every angle, the Eiffel Tower is a marvel, keeping watch over Paris as tourists come and go. Meanwhile, Parisians go about their business, oblivious to the charming lady in the center of the city.     The view of…

Love, Provence Style

Love, Provence Style

Photography by Tec Petaja. Engaged and love to travel? Let this Provence destination wedding, featured in Once Wed Magazine, let you dream. I’m a bit of a realist, but weddings always make me a bit misty. And this  Provence destination wedding,…

The Horses of Chantilly

The Horses of Chantilly

Photography by Jonathan Becker for Vanity Fair. My eyes are drinking in these photographs published in Vanity Fair of the Chateau de Chantilly in Chantilly, France. The stables are reportedly the most elegant and best in the world, and after…

Quirky Parisian

Quirky Parisian

Photography and Styling by Laëtitia & Philippe Rissetto for e-mag deco. Quirky. It’s the best word I have to describe this Parisian loft owned by Anouk Dossin, a real estate agent. From the giant egg to the perfectly miniature child’s dining…

Paris in Winter

Paris in Winter

Photography by Rebekah Burder. I love Paris in the spring time. I love Paris in the fall. I love Paris in the summer when it sizzles. I love Paris in the winter when it drizzles. -Cole Porter The Paris I’ve had in my…

Sweet Farmhouse

Sweet Farmhouse

Photography by Patrice Hauser for Côté Maison. Details to drool over in this Brittany farmhouse: the vintage farmhouse door refurbished into a table, metal hooks lining a hallway that runs the length of the house, and double beds in the…

Belle France

Belle France

Photography by W+E Photographie. Happy Monday! We’re back with another travel post from Wesley and Emma from W+E Photographie. This time we’re featuring photos they took on a weekend trip along the coast and southern cities of France. The wonder…

Illustrious Every One

Illustrious Every One

Photography by Gia Canili, via Style Me Pretty. Someday I’ll receive a postcard from Paris, calligraphied and stamped in a language I need a dictionary to decipher.  

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