France Travel

Day Trip to Deauville

The things you miss as an expat can be interesting at times. One thing that definitely didn't come as a surprise however was longing for afternoon sea breezes on a sweltering summer day. Needless to say several days into a Parisian heat wave (think New York humidity) we hopped on a train to the Normandy coast for some much needed vitamin sea. Whilst there were no hot chips or potato scallops to ...

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Creativity Lifestyle

In the Studio with Jessie Kanelos Weiner

I am a strong believer in sourcing inspiration from outside of your field and have always been fascinated by artists that create magic with their hands. Jessie Kanelos Weiner is one of those amazing makers and shakers, whose vibrant and engaging work I highly admire. Jessie is an American illustrator, food stylist and author based in Paris. She is also known as The Franco Fly over on her blog, whe ...

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France Travel

How to Spend A Day in Rouen

There are so many delightful Paris day trip options. With each place having its own unique vibe and ability to transport you to another time in history. From whimsical chateaus to artist's tranquil homes and gardens and many more. The best part is these fabulous places are a short train or car ride away and Rouen is certainly no exception. Discover the capital of the Normandy region, which is l ...

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