Singel from Villa Zeezicht


If you're ever looking for a place to spend a cozy afternoon with a cup of tea and a warm appelgebak, look no further than this charming café on the Singel canal in Amsterdam. We lived just down the street [...]

Singel from Villa Zeezicht2018-11-05T09:12:24+01:00

Reine des Blés French Baguettes


What is better than a French baguette? A boulangerie with fantastic baguettes AND one of the cutest shop signs you've ever seen! Is that a scene from Normandy with a mill and a donkey? I just love this.

Reine des Blés French Baguettes2014-09-16T23:20:35+01:00

Petit Déj in Paris


As I plow through my summer reading list, much of which centers around Paris and its delectable goodies, I think back to some of my most memorable petit déj around Paris. I am not one to have a long list [...]

Petit Déj in Paris2014-08-20T18:33:07+01:00

Sweet Treat in Paris


Back in 2012, a friend of mine let me stay in his very nice place on rue Gay Lussac for a few weeks, in the 5th arrondissement, where (at the time) I had spent very little time. If you're not [...]

Sweet Treat in Paris2014-08-17T21:51:24+01:00

Café Bonaparte


When Rebecca and I were traipsing around Paris last October with a bunch of red balloons, one of the spots we put them at was in front of the awning of Café Bonaparte in St. Germain des Prés. I had [...]

Café Bonaparte2018-11-05T07:34:59+01:00

Lili’s Brownies


A few years ago most likely during one of my Paris wanderings, I discovered rue du Dragon in the 6ème arrondissement. I’ve written about Cartes d’Art before, as it is the first shop I was charmed by on this short street, [...]

Lili’s Brownies2014-04-21T14:34:18+01:00
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