Saturday, 5 December 2009

Toi, moi et Paris

The Regional Tourism Committee of Paris Ile-de-France have launched a new campaign aimed at showing "Le Nouveau Paris": a modern , exciting, artistic and romantic city. As a result of this, I am here today to show you my dream weekend in Paris armed with 1000€.

The start to my day is at St Pancras ready to board the Eurostar to Gare du Nord. As I have mentioned before, this is my preferred way to travel as it is relaxing and stress-free.



I arrive at my hotel of choice, the Hotel de Crillon (this is a dream weekend after all).


And head for the Metro as this surely is the easiest way to get around Paris, even the signs in Paris are so pretty.

For me, Paris means two things - fashion and food. First stop, shopping! Galleries Lafayette is the most amazing department store, for choice and for it's architectural design. Rue Cambon, home to Chanel has to be one of my favourite streets in Paris. Will my 1000€ stretch to a little something, afterall one can never have too many Chanel handbags?












There are so many amazing places to stop for food. But a visit to Parisian tea shop Ladurée is always a must to satisfy my sweet-tooth. A fabulous combination of tradition and style.












I often think that the best way to really see a city is simply to walk around. With a city like Paris, there is a visual treat every step of the way. There are so many beautiful sights to see, amazing buildings steeped in history, that they do quite literally take your breath away.











21 comments:

  1. My favorite hotel is the George V :-)

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  2. From the pictures I can tell you had a lovely and sweet trip. ;)
    xoxo
    B* a la Moda

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  3. Oh I really need to go to Paris sometime. =)

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  4. Wow. I am beyond incredibly jealous. Beautiful. Must handy living relatively close compared to those of us in Canada.

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  5. so beautiful. i've always wanted to live in paris ever since I was little.

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  6. I've never been to Paris, but I really really really want to visit it. Fashion, food, architecture, history, art, and it's part of an inside joke with a friend, so I can't wait to visit it someday.

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  7. Wow I am really jealous, I love Paris. Some great pictures!

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  8. Salut!

    Lafayette is my favorite department store. Though I have been there only once.

    Your photos are so lovely!

    I miss to Paris.

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  9. images are indeed beautiful :) have a nice trip :)

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  10. thanks for taking so many photos. i almost feel i was right there with you. fun!

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  11. Your photographs are wonderful! What camera do you use?

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  12. this sounds like the most amazing dream trip. ahh dream trips are so good to imagine! xx

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  13. Beautiful photos of my favourite city!

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  14. now i wanna go too! xx cat
    CiTiEs of B

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  15. Paris is a so wonderful city !!

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  16. stunning photographs !
    paris is beautiful , i really want to go :{

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  17. These pictures are so beautiful. I would LOVE to go there sometime.

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  18. Oh I miss Paris with all my heart!!

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  19. these were pics from my august visit to enter a competition. i really need another visit, such a beautiful city

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  20. favourite thing - i use a canon eos 1000d

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