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Archive listing for June 2014

French Champagne Soiree

By Travelling Divas on June 3, 2014, 9:00 am | Leave a comment

On Wednesday 7 May, I was joined by 25 divine Travelling Divas to a French Champagne Soiree at Urbane restaurant, run by renowned champagne consultant and educator Bernadette O’Shea.

It was an evening filled with flowing, French bubbles including the beautiful Louis Roederer Brut Premier and Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label. Each was perfectly accompanied by divine canapés such as herb cured salmon with crème fraiche, crispy pork belly, and jamon with pear chutney on rye (I’m drooling just writing this). Bernadette’s abundant wealth of knowledge and information about our favourite...

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Paris - the city of sweets!

By Travelling Divas on June 16, 2014, 9:00 am | Leave a comment

Paris! The city of love, the city of lights, but most importantly the city of sweets! Whether Marie Antoinette truly did declare ‘let them eat cake’ is irrelevant because if you’re heading to Paris, I’m demanding it of you now.

Here at Travelling Divas we’re all about unique travel experiences and often it is the finer details, such as that praline macaron or tarte tatin, nibbled on a sunny afternoon in the Jardin Du Luxembourg, that make the best memories.

However in a city of this size and extravagance, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the selection, so we’ve developed a list of...

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Five French Must Dos

By Travelling Divas on June 30, 2014, 9:00 am | Leave a comment

There is something truly magical about Paris. Its all-encompassing charm, rolling vineyards, elegantly dressed people, gastronomic delights and champagne bubbles offer an abundance of unique travel experiences just waiting to be discovered.

For those Divas eager to visit the French capital I’ve put together five of my favourite must-do experiences - albeit there are soo many more!

  1.  Eat at La Tour D'Argent in Paris. This famous restaurant has been around since the 1500's and is fabulous and the list of diners is amazing.  The view over Notre Dame is extraordinary.
  2. Visit...
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