Paris Est Amour: 3 Cafes We Loved

LES DEUX MAGOTS   The name originally belonged to a fabric and novelty shop at nearby 23 Rue de Buci. The shop sold silk lingerie and took its name from a popular play of the moment (1800s) entitled Les Deux Magots de la Chine. Its two statues represent Chinese “mandarins,” or “magicians” (and “alchemists,” depending…Read more »

Luxury Is A Red Door

I don’t know about you, but I have never seen a red door that I didn’t like. The RedDoor Bali is a magnificent escape, the Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa is an indulgent retreat, those red doors in Scotland are simply pleasing to the eye.     Suffice it to say, I find red doors quite fascinating,…Read more »

15 Chocolate Facts

Oh chocolate ! It is undeniably one of the most loved food in the world–from bars, luxury brownies, chocolate dipped strawberries and gift boxed chocolates–everything just seems better with chocolate, don’t you agree? But did you know that chocolate actually has a very rich history? Take a look at some of the most amazing facts about…Read more »