Tag: wine bars

City, Paris, Video

A Guide to the Marais

The Marais is hands down 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 arrondissement and offers 17th century architecture, […]

Video, Wine

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 […]

Wine

Buying Wine in Paris

By Justin Chiotti Can we agree that one of the romantic notions associated with Paris involves buying a bottle of wine and drinking it in an ideal setting; a park, along the river, or in view of an iconic landmark? So, in a city filled with tiny specialty shops certainly […]

City

Mini Guide to Strasbourg

This year marked the first time in my life that I didn’t go home for the holidays and it was bittersweet. On the one hand, my husband and I relished the peace and tranquility of a holiday season that was largely spent just the two of us. We ate oysters, drank bottles […]