Paris is replete with hotels of all sizes and stars.  For a special occasion such an anniversary or a ?th birthday, the fabulous George V or the elegant Shangri-La would make a fine choice for celebrating in luxurious style. (Take note, Hubby.)  Celebrations aside, I prefer to stay in an apartment where I can pretend, if only for a week, that I am a true resident of Paris.  Rental services abound as well, and I have settled on Paris Perfect as my all-in-one… Read more »

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As travelers, we’ve all done it: we venture to a new city, our guidebooks recommendations in hand, only to find out later that we missed out on some good stuff that never makes it into those books, so when my friend, Kim, asked me what she  should do on her first trip to Paris, I started a list that just keeps on growing, and includes both some must-see’s and some good stuff.  She has just one week in the City… Read more »