Stay in Paris: Hotel Lutetia

First opened in 1910, the iconic Hotel Lutetia has finally opened its doors again after 4 years of major refurbishment. . Built by the founders of Le Bon Marche, the famous Parisian department store just a few steps away, Hotel Lutetia has not only been known to play a major role during World War II,Continue reading “Stay in Paris: Hotel Lutetia”

Stay in London: ME London

      ME London, a member of the Melia hotel group, is a five-star hotel located in the heart of Covent Garden, a renowned destination for shopping, food, and theatre entertainment. Stylishly designed by world famous architects Fosters and Partners, ME London is undoubtedly my new favorite hotel in the centre of London.      Continue reading “Stay in London: ME London”

Stay in Paris: Grand Hotel du Palais Royal

      Palais Royal is one of my very favorite places in Paris, and one that I always seem to find myself re-visiting, whether for a moment of calm, leisurely stroll, or simply just to admire Daniel Buren’s stunning work of art in the courtyard.         Nestled up against Palais Royal is the GrandContinue reading “Stay in Paris: Grand Hotel du Palais Royal”

10 Best Cafes in Paris

. . . When you think of Paris, it’s usually the croissants, wine, cheese you think of; not coffee. That’s because this city was traditionally renowned for its weak and sour espresso, however, that has slowly but surely been changing, thanks to specialist baristas bringing new wave to the Paris coffee scene. Being a huge coffee lover,Continue reading “10 Best Cafes in Paris”