NY diary: the Caudalie Spa, a view from Chanel and other delights

After a day of cultural bliss on Museum Mile, I treated Maman Ritournelle to another pleasure: a morning of luxurious pampering at the Caudalie Spa. The perfect Mother’s Day gift! We headed to the Plaza Hotel first thing in the morning, walked through the lavish marble lobby and took the elevator up to “heaven on … Continue reading NY diary: the Caudalie Spa, a view from Chanel and other delights

The Assouline bookstore at the Plaza Hotel in New York

After my divine treatment at the Caudalie Spa in the Plaza, I explored the prestigious New York hotel. As I wandered in the marble lobby under its giant crystal chandeliers, I noticed the Assouline bookstore up in the mezzanine. A warm and welcoming nook packed with the most refined books, it had all the ingredients … Continue reading The Assouline bookstore at the Plaza Hotel in New York