Easter stroll in Saint-Germain

I hope you’ve had a lovely long Easter weekend! I went to over to Saint-Germain-des-Prés this morning to catch the movie Journal d’une Femme de Chambre starring Léa Seydoux and strolled around the area afterwards. I believe it was my first time having lunch at a terrace this year, with the distant sound of a … Continue reading Easter stroll in Saint-Germain

Deauville delights: François Gayet pastries and Martine Lambert ice cream

Now that I’ve shown you around Deauville in my two previous posts, it’s time to focus on important matters: desserts! You see, I was lucky to try the outstanding products from two local entrepreneurs in one day. I discovered François Gayet in Le Figaro’s weekend edition the day before my trip. The article features him … Continue reading Deauville delights: François Gayet pastries and Martine Lambert ice cream

Deauville, the Normandy hotel and Chanel-related wishful thinking

After getting our feet in the sand and our window-shopping session in my previous post, here is the second part on my day trip to Deauville. Have you seen this short movie directed by Karl Lagerfeld with Keira Knightley as Coco Chanel opening her store in Deauville 100 years ago? The boutique was actually housed … Continue reading Deauville, the Normandy hotel and Chanel-related wishful thinking

A Sunday in Deauville

Yesterday I experienced the most welcomed breath of fresh air in Deauville. Even though I’m lucky to escape Paris every weekend at my parents’ in the Normandy countryside, I felt the need for a change of scenery. And what better place than this quaint and stylish seaside town? I had spent a day there 3 … Continue reading A Sunday in Deauville