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Oh For The Love Of Chocolate!

Are you a jetsetter obsessed with Chocolate? Luckily, you are not alone. Designer Karl Lagerfeld created this ALL chocolate hotel suite with the help of Chocolatier Patrick Roger. The chocolate super-duo reportedly used more than 10 tons of Magnum Chocolate for a 2011 promotion at La Reserve Hotel in Paris, France.   The Chocolate Boutique Hotel in Dorset is run by British choco-preneurs Gerry and Roo. Along with their chocolate fountain rental, cocoa centric corporate team building, and truffle making...

Friday Favs: 5 Francophiles Worth Following

Are you in need of a Franco fix? Here are 5 of my favorite blogger/travelers/photographers whose take on life and travel in France will definitely put the “Ooh” back in your “la la” blahs: 1. Paris: People, Places and Bling: Theadora Brack enthusiastically posts about the shopping, open-air markets, art, cuisine, and cinema of fabulous Paris. 2. Cooking in Sens: A Foodie blog by a Texas expat who is currently located in Sens, France and loving it. 3. Food, Photography & France: From the heart...

Sweet Smell of Success Winner and More Travel Sweeps

The weather has been crazy here in the Midwest. 100 degree temps, 90 miles per hour winds and 4 days of power outages have made blogging… well, there has been no blogging. Thankfully the lights and the air conditioning are back up and it’s time to announce the winner to the Sweet Smell of Success Giveaway: Congrats to Livivua C. and Jeremy S. I will be in touch via email to get your address and fragrance preference. For the rest...

Be a Winner at Love! in France

Valentine’s Day may be over, but all that talk of love brings to mind the world’s most romantic city, Paris, of course. Ah Paris… the sidewalk cafes, the couples canoodling in the park, the Louvre; what’s not to love? The whole of France is brimming with romantic countrysides, whimsical castles and all the passionate art, music and architecture that a French Renaissance could muster. What better way to celebrate the month of love and passion than by taking a chance...