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Category Archives: Holidays

Christmas at the Galeries Lafayette

The Christmas spirit is alive and well at the Galeries Lafayette, Paris’ most lavish department store.  This already gorgeous structure (five floors of designer goods circling a gilded open atrium capped with a stained glass dome) is even more breathtaking during the holidays, not only for the massive Swarovski crystal Christmas tree suspended from the […]

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City Snapshot: Dusk at Christmas

Sunset in Paris is a magical time, but to be honest, I much prefer dusk.  Parisians all over the city are getting off work and stopping in for a quick drink at their neighborhood brasserie.  The sky is a dusky purple-blue and the buildings are illuminated from within as lights are turned on and fireplaces […]

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