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A Guide to the Marais

The Marais is my favorite neighborhood in Paris. I lived there for two years and it’s still where my husband and I try to find an apartment each time we visit. The Marais, meaning marsh in French, includes the 3rd and 4th arrondissements and offers 17th-century architecture, the city’s best […]

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The Loire Valley Guide

France’s vast Loire Valley is dotted with wineries, medieval villages and fairytale châteaux. Consider making Amboise or Sancerre home base. When I was a child, I found a book at my local library called Châteaux of the Loire Valley. I was transfixed by the images of stately castles with their […]

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A Weekend in Marrakech

I fell hard for Marrakech when I visited in 2015. The former imperial city in Western Morocco also goes by the moniker the Red City due to the ruddy colored buildings in the densely inhabited medina. Chaotic, colorful and intoxicating, it’s no wonder so many designers and creatives are inspired […]

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A Weekend in Beaune

When people ask me what French region they should visit after spending time in Paris, I reply Burgundy without missing a beat. It’s my husband and my favorite region outside Île de France. We can’t stay away. We’ve been five times in four years. The wine is the big draw […]