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Behind the Scenes Paris

A lot of time and effort goes into researching, writing and photographing a story and today I thought I'd bring you a 'behind the scenes' glimpse of my time in Paris.Yesterday afternoon, Vincent Bourdon, a friend and professional photographer who also took some shots for Delicious Days, joined me at Le Pavillon de la Reine to create a blog post. A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the hotel is hidden down a cobbled lane right on the breathtaking Place des Vosges: I shall bring you the full story at a later date. Jane Paech, Hotel Pavillon de la Reine. Photo: Vincent Bourdon.While Vincent photographed the ...

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On a belle parfumerie française

Roaming the crooked streets of the Marais on a recent trip to Paris, I stumbled across the most adorable little boutique with a lipstick-red façade. Tucked on the sleepy Place du Marché Sainte Catherine, Marie Antoinette is filled with rare perfumes and wonderful scents. For an original gift, these treasures are far more interesting than anything you can pick up duty free or in a Parisian department store. Just as charming is the store’s owner, Antonio de Figueiredo, a passionate man who loves perfume and loves what he does. His store is all about a return to authenticity, elegant products ...