Best Western Hotel, Le Mondial Hôtel, Cannes

Hotels | France Europe

Europe

June 07, 2019

Hotels

Best Western Hotel, Le Mondial Hôtel, Cannes

Spending the night in Cannes, I chose a casual hotel called Le Mondial. Part of the Best Western brand, the hotel, located in the heart of Cannes’ market was a perfect choice. Shopping, dining,…

June 07, 2019 | Reviews | France

Big Fernand: one of My Favorite Burgers!

Burgers | France Europe

Europe

June 06, 2019

Burgers

Big Fernand: one of My Favorite Burgers!

Ask for the Big Fernand burger, upgrade it with a double patty, cooked medium, and enjoy. Two thick pure beef patties, pink in the inside, juicy and enjoyable inside out. Embraced by a tender French…

June 06, 2019 | Recommended | France

A Night at the 'Louvre' with Airbnb

Spotted Stories

April 10, 2019

Spotted Stories

A Night at the 'Louvre' with Airbnb

Imagine getting the chance to sleep in Paris's glass pyramid: The Louvre with a view of the Mona Lisa. Thanks to Airbnb, a couple of art enthusiasts can now get the once-in-a-blue-moon chance of…

April 10, 2019

A Calm and Classy Cafe: Le Pain Quotidien on Rue Pierre Charron, Paris

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

February 23, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

A Calm and Classy Cafe: Le Pain Quotidien on Rue Pierre Charron, Paris

I never thought of coming here for a review; I considered Le Pain Quotidien to be a fast food franchise bakery and not a calm cafe where one can sit and enjoy a French meal. Le Pain Quotidian on Rue…

February 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

Italian | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Italian

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

An Italian trattoria just behind the Madeleine was my choice for a quick Italian dinner in Paris. An Italian waiter welcomes you, not too smiley though! Dimmed lights and a cozy ambiance, in a…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Breakfast at Cafe de La Paix, Intercontinental Hotel Le Grand Paris

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Cafe de La Paix, Intercontinental Hotel Le Grand Paris

Memorable! Simply memorable! Pass the reception and prepare yourself to be amazed! A magical place from the French renaissance takes you on a journey in history. Handled by a very professional staff,…

February 22, 2019 | French | Paris

Intercontinental Le Grand: A Luxurious Stay in Paris

Hotels | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Hotels

Intercontinental Le Grand: A Luxurious Stay in Paris

Perfect, it’s just perfect! Even though not ranked as a palace, it feels like one. The Intercontinental Opera is a Hotel I will recommend to my friends visiting the French capital. With its…

February 22, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

In the Kitchen with Lebanese Chef Fadi Frem at Verde Paris

French | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

French

In the Kitchen with Lebanese Chef Fadi Frem at Verde Paris

When famous establishments and multinational hotels in Beirut make it a point to have an “international” chef in their kitchen, you don’t understand why not get a Lebanese one. We…

February 22, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Hakata Choten: One of the Best Ramen Bowls Paris has to Offer

Asian/Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

February 18, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Hakata Choten: One of the Best Ramen Bowls Paris has to Offer

With a review of 4,6/5 on google and award winner of the best Gyoza in Japan, visiting Hakata Choten was a must. At first, it’s a Ramen noodles restaurant like any other until you’ve…

February 18, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Twinkie: American English Breakfast with French Influences in Paris

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

February 10, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Twinkie: American English Breakfast with French Influences in Paris

After experience three not-so-good breakfast experiences this morning, I ended my tour at Twinkie. I liked the place from the minute I walked it. Positive vibes, little figurines decorating the…

February 10, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Beefbar Paris: Inexistent Waiters, Horrendous Service, a Lack of Attention and Average Food

French | Paris France Europe

France

February 09, 2019

French

Beefbar Paris: Inexistent Waiters, Horrendous Service, a Lack of Attention and Average Food

When you’re welcomed by two smiley hostesses, a Bugatti cutlery, Bernardaud plates, and Baccarat glasses, you know that you’re here for a treat. Beefbar Paris, a classy restaurant serving…

February 09, 2019 | Grill&BBQ | Paris

Five Guys: I Love this Burger

American | Paris France Europe

France

January 31, 2019

American

Five Guys: I Love this Burger

I’ve called it my favorite fast food burger, I’ve tried it in every city I’ve visited and today am enjoying this American burger in the heart of Paris. Five Guys is an icon of…

January 31, 2019 | Burgers | Paris

L'Auberge de L'Ill Loses Third Michelin Star

Michelin

January 22, 2019

Michelin

L'Auberge de L'Ill Loses Third Michelin Star

I was there in December, and after enjoying a gourmet and upscale dining experience, I felt something was not right. Does it really deserve three stars? Back then we had a debate, my father in law…

January 22, 2019 | News

Hardware Société: Paris’ Perfect Breakfast Treat

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Hardware Société: Paris’ Perfect Breakfast Treat

A restaurant I consider to be one of the top three breakfast destinations in Paris served come amazing creations that will leave you speechless. I visited two months ago and now back to this…

December 24, 2018 | International Cuisine | Paris

L’Auberge de L’ill: Three Stars Michelin for more than 50 Years in Alsace

French | Alsace France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

French

L’Auberge de L’ill: Three Stars Michelin for more than 50 Years in Alsace

One of the world’s most famous and oldest Michelin-rated restaurants, Haeberlin, located in the small town of Illhaeusern is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. A unique experience of…

December 24, 2018 | Michelin | Alsace

Le Sofitel Strasbourg: A Great Location, Pleasant Rooms and Tasty Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Alsace France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Le Sofitel Strasbourg: A Great Location, Pleasant Rooms and Tasty Breakfast

At walking distance from the heart of Strasbourg, meters away from the main place and the cathedral, the Sofitel is your perfect choice for a week around the "capital of Christmas." Staying in Alsace…

December 24, 2018 | Hotels | Alsace

De La Cuisine et Du Pain; Thierry Marx at Beaupassage Paris

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

December 21, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

De La Cuisine et Du Pain; Thierry Marx at Beaupassage Paris

I suggest you visit Beaupassage on a weekday and surely not around lunchtime. Pass by in the afternoon when everyone is working or going back home. Today’s choice was Thierry Marx, trying the…

December 21, 2018 | Reviews | Paris

Fauchon L’Hotel: A Luxurious Boutique Hôtel in the Heart of Paris

Hotels | Paris France Europe

France

December 17, 2018

Hotels

Fauchon L’Hotel: A Luxurious Boutique Hôtel in the Heart of Paris

Fauchon, the famous pastry, a reference in eclair and macarons making among other unique delicacies and chocolates, has opened its first hotel. Part of the Leading Hotels of the World, Fauchon takes…

December 17, 2018 | Reviews | Paris

Maison Kammerzell: The Best Choucroute I’ve Had to Date

French | Alsace France Europe

France

December 17, 2018

French

Maison Kammerzell: The Best Choucroute I’ve Had to Date

The restaurant appeared in all my searches and was recommended by many followers on Instagram: considered to be one of the city’s most famous restaurants, Maison Kammerzell is a hotel and…

December 17, 2018 | Recommended | Alsace

Winstub La Dime: Homemade Alsacien Specialities in Obernai

French | Alsace France Europe

France

December 17, 2018

French

Winstub La Dime: Homemade Alsacien Specialities in Obernai

Visiting the region of Alsace for a week during the Christmas season, I passed by the village of Obernai, traditional and preserved with houses built at the beginning of the century. With three…

December 17, 2018 | Recommended | Alsace

Strasbourg Christmas Market

Travel | Alsace France Europe

France

December 15, 2018

Travel

Strasbourg Christmas Market

With its famous Christmas Tree, illuminations, pretty wooden chalets, bredele cakes and hot wine, there’s always magic in the air at Strasbourg’s Christmas Markets. The markets return…

December 15, 2018 | Alsace

Hostellerie la Briqueterie: Class, Calm and Professionalism in the Heart of Champagne

Breakfast & Coffee | France Europe

Europe

December 15, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Hostellerie la Briqueterie: Class, Calm and Professionalism in the Heart of Champagne

When you drive two hours from Paris, on small dark non-illuminated roads, you really don’t know what to expect. Booking for a night, my wife chose this "Relais & Chateaux" located in the…

December 15, 2018 | Hotels | France

Cojean: Acai Bowls Make it to Paris

Tasty Discoveries | Paris France Europe

France

November 19, 2018

Tasty Discoveries

Cojean: Acai Bowls Make it to Paris

I found a good Acai bowl in Paris; needs Almond milk though but it's good enough. The acai berry is a small purple berry which grows at the top of the palm trees in the Amazon rainforest. acai…

November 19, 2018 | Paris

Fou de Patisserie: Best of French Pastry Under One Roof

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

November 18, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Fou de Patisserie: Best of French Pastry Under One Roof

Fou de Patisserie: Best of French Pastry Under One Roof. "Fou de Patisserie" Crazy pastry is a shop created by a team of passionate sweeties who works every day alongside chefs to promote the…

November 18, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Fragments: A Breakfast Place in Paris

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

November 17, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Fragments: A Breakfast Place in Paris

Arriving at Fragments and finding it full, I was expecting magic! It actually says at the door “Welcome to Fragments where the magic happens”. A rude waitress, no menu but the menu board,…

November 17, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

ÔMisk: Lebanese Ice Cream Flavors of Paris

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

November 17, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

ÔMisk: Lebanese Ice Cream Flavors of Paris

Booza bar est une société fondée par de jeunes libanais venant d’horizons différents et qui partagent leur passion pour la glace et pour leur pays . En créant…

November 17, 2018 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Paris

Breakfast in America... in Paris! My Third Visit Experiencing Good Food

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

October 22, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast in America... in Paris! My Third Visit Experiencing Good Food

One waitress with no uniform, a strong smell of food, a tiny little diner fitted with more tables that it can hold... Managed by an American waitress, she smiles and takes care of all customers at…

October 22, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

FrogBurger: Good Beer & Tasty Burgers in Paris

Burgers | Paris France Europe

France

October 22, 2018

Burgers

FrogBurger: Good Beer & Tasty Burgers in Paris

Discovered by coincidence, Frog is a burger shop that already have more than ten locations across Paris, serving burgers and homemade beers. Feeling like an upscale American diner, the restaurant…

October 22, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Hollybelly5: Australian Style Breakfast in Paris

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

October 14, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Hollybelly5: Australian Style Breakfast in Paris

When a place opens at 9 am, and you arrive at it at 09:20 fully loaded, it surely means something. HollyBelly is an Australian concept open from 2013 and still kicking strong around Paris. It’s…

October 14, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

Lafayette Gourmet Paris: A Haven for Foodies

News | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

News

Lafayette Gourmet Paris: A Haven for Foodies

Explore Lafayette Gourmet’s fine food deli and market place on the lower ground flower of the store, offering foie gras, truffles, a fishmongers with live fish tank, oyster bar, seafood…

October 13, 2018 | Popular | Paris

Fan de Pierre Hermé: A New Concept Taking Over Paris

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Fan de Pierre Hermé: A New Concept Taking Over Paris

A new concept by the master of macaron Pierre Hermé is called “Fan de Pierre Hermé”. Taking the pastry shop concept to another level, Pierre Hermé has a created a…

October 13, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

L’Artisan du Burger: Expected Perfection, It’s Not! Leave the Burger to the Americans

Burgers | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Burgers

L’Artisan du Burger: Expected Perfection, It’s Not! Leave the Burger to the Americans

For a concept that has been created for a year or so and having six locations around Paris; that’s a success. After reading about L’artisan Du Burger’s first franchise in Dubai, I…

October 13, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Homeless Lebanese Dishwasher Becomes Michelin-Starred Chef

Michelin

February 11, 2018

Michelin

Homeless Lebanese Dishwasher Becomes Michelin-Starred Chef

yahoo.com  From street to star: Lebanese chef Alan Geaam is described as 'gentle, shrewd, self-taught' Paris (AFP) - When Lebanese chef Alan Geaam first arrived in Paris two decades ago…

February 11, 2018 | News

My Favorite Street Crepe in Paris

Recommended | Paris France Europe

France

January 15, 2018

Recommended

My Favorite Street Crepe in Paris

Expect to wait around 15 minutes for your crepe at Crêperie Genia, only because there is always a crowd waiting to get their hands on the yummiest crepe in Paris. What I love about this…

January 15, 2018 | Reviews | Paris

Build Your Own Chocolate Christmas Tree with Alain Ducasse

Chocolate | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2017

Chocolate

Build Your Own Chocolate Christmas Tree with Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse has produced a chocolate Christmas tree that comes flat-packed in a box, with a pair of white gloves to be worn while assembling it. The different levels of the Alain Ducasse…

December 24, 2017 | Spotted Stories | Paris

Marius et Jeanette: An Upscale Seafood Restaurant in Paris

Fish & Seafood | Paris France Europe

France

December 20, 2017

Fish & Seafood

Marius et Jeanette: An Upscale Seafood Restaurant in Paris

Walls covered with wood, fish displayed in boxes, fishing ornaments, and many other nautical decorative items. Marius & Jeanette, a renowned restaurant in Paris serves a gourmet selection of…

December 20, 2017 | French | Paris

Dinner at Ladurée Champs Elysées: A Restaurant for Tourists

French | Paris France Europe

France

November 16, 2017

French

Dinner at Ladurée Champs Elysées: A Restaurant for Tourists

When you enjoy an exceptional breakfast, a delightful lunch, and an exciting dinner, you plan on coming back for another meal! Ladurée, the macaron king and famous breakfast creator opens…

November 16, 2017 | Restaurants | Paris

Lafayette Gourmet Paris: A Unique Food Experience

International Cuisine | Paris France Europe

France

November 15, 2017

International Cuisine

Lafayette Gourmet Paris: A Unique Food Experience

Lafayette Gourmet occupies an area spanning 3,500m² across two floors, bringing you the very best in fine food for your daily grocery shopping, as well as providing a home delivery…

November 15, 2017 | News | Paris

Petrossian: Luxury Food, Caviar and Salmon at Lafayette Gourmet

Fish & Seafood | Paris France Europe

France

November 15, 2017

Fish & Seafood

Petrossian: Luxury Food, Caviar and Salmon at Lafayette Gourmet

How many times have I passed in front of the Petrossian stand - which is known to have the world’s best Caviar - without stopping? How many times has my mouth watered in front of the salmon…

November 15, 2017 | Restaurants | Paris

Le Relais de L’Entrecote Paris: It's An Experience

French | Paris France Europe

France

November 14, 2017

French

Le Relais de L’Entrecote Paris: It's An Experience

What’s the reason behind such popularity? What makes us still wait in line despite the tremendous competition that has closely managed to reproduce that sauce? With a temperature of around 10…

November 14, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

Restaurant Le Train Bleu Paris: Living History in a Breathtaking Decor

French | Paris France Europe

France

November 13, 2017

French

Restaurant Le Train Bleu Paris: Living History in a Breathtaking Decor

Le Train Bleu is a restaurant located in the hall of the Gare de Lyon railway station in Paris, France. It was designated a Monument Historique in 1972. The restaurant was created for the…

November 13, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

Paris Charles de Gaulle, Terminal 2E, Hall K, Business Lounge

Airports | Paris France Europe

France

October 15, 2017

Airports

Paris Charles de Gaulle, Terminal 2E, Hall K, Business Lounge

After reviewing the business lounge of "Hall L" at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, I had the chance to experience what "Hall K" of terminal E has to offer. I personally preferred this one. K…

October 15, 2017 | Travel | Paris

Marriott Village d'Île de France: A Great Place for You and Your Kids

Hotels | Paris France Europe

France

September 29, 2017

Hotels

Marriott Village d'Île de France: A Great Place for You and Your Kids

When I planed to travel for a week with my kids, I couldn’t but think of Disneyland. When Disneyland in Paris is the closest of all parks and last year’s experience at The Marriott…

September 29, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

La Cantine Libanaise: A Casual Lebanese Eatery in Paris

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Paris France Europe

France

September 28, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

La Cantine Libanaise: A Casual Lebanese Eatery in Paris

With two branches in Paris, one at La Défense and another at Val D’Europe, La Cantine Libanaise is a proud ambassador of Lebanese cuisine - at least the way French people like it. I came…

September 28, 2017 | Restaurants | Paris

A Table Chez Eric Leautey in Thoiry

French | France Europe

Europe

September 27, 2017

French

A Table Chez Eric Leautey in Thoiry

In the heart of Thoiry where the famous safari zoo is located, a small restaurant welcomes you for a gastronomic lunch based on regional and seasonal produce. A beautifully decorated…

September 27, 2017 | Recommended | France

Transavia Lands in Beirut for the First Time

Airlines

September 04, 2017

Airlines

Transavia Lands in Beirut for the First Time

The low-cost airline of the Air France-KLM group will operate service to Beirut, the Lebanese capital from Paris Orly Airport as of September 4, with 3 weekly flights. Therefore, Beirut would be the…

September 04, 2017 | Airports

Perfection is in the Details: Dinner at the Saint James Hotel in Paris

French | Paris France Europe

France

July 02, 2017

French

Perfection is in the Details: Dinner at the Saint James Hotel in Paris

It's one of those places where every detail counts, where a Michelin star is taken very seriously, where perfection is found in the smallest of details, where the decor is enchanting and service is…

July 02, 2017 | Hotels | Paris

The Famous St. James: A Royal Experience in Paris

Hotels | Paris France Europe

France

July 02, 2017

Hotels

The Famous St. James: A Royal Experience in Paris

The only castle hotel in Paris is called the St.James which is also a Relais&Chateaux. With style and luxury, handled by a perfectly trained staff, this place is an experience one must try.…

July 02, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

Bagelstein: France's Favorite Bagels

Restaurants | France Europe

Europe

June 24, 2017

Restaurants

Bagelstein: France's Favorite Bagels

Bagelstein - one of the most famous bagel shops in Paris, if not the most famous bagel shop around is now available by the dozen in Paris and beyond. I passed in front of six of their locations in…

June 24, 2017 | Reviews | France

CDG Airport: Shower After a Long Flight

Airports | Paris France Europe

France

June 17, 2017

Airports

CDG Airport: Shower After a Long Flight

Passing through Charles de Gaulle Airport coming from a long flight you can now have an enjoyable and refreshing shower at Terminal 2E. A clean towel wrapped in nylon and a loaded kit of amenities…

June 17, 2017 | Travel | Paris

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