November 2014

There are 3 blog entries for November 2014.

best-paris-boutiquesParis is home to world-renowned shopping that people travel extensive distances to experience. While there are some wonderful known stores from Paris, such as Dior and Louis Vuitton, some of the most amazing shopping around the city are in the little boutiques that are hidden in nooks in crannies. So without further ado, here are the top five boutiques you cannot miss while shopping in Paris!

Ma Demoiselle Pierre, Paul & Jacques

If you are in the market for jewelry and accessories this is the boutique for you! Located in the 11th arrondissement Stephanie Allerme has proudly owned this store since 2014. This shop is unique in the sense that Allerme adamantly did not want to sell her jewelry from behind a counter, so all the pieces are artfully laid

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france-survival-guideTraveling to the wonderful country of France is always an appealing idea; yet people often forget about the potential for a huge language barrier. One can get away with knowing little French in the big cities such as Paris, however if you’re in a smaller town you might be in trouble. Not everyone has the time to take an extensive course in French though, hopefully these few, but useful, French idioms can help next time you are in a jam.

French Idioms for a Food Setting

  • Mangez bien, riez souvent, aimez beaucoup means: "Eat well, laugh often, love abundantly."
  • La vie est trop courte pour boire du mauvais vin, meaning: "Life is too short to drink bad wine".
  • À la mode: In French this means 'in style'; in English it refers to serving pie with
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french-riviera-real-estateOne of the most prominent areas amongst Handsome Properties clients is centered on the French Riviera. This area is also referred to by the French term, Côte d’Azur and includes many wonderful sites and homes. The French Riviera has always attracted tourists, from writers and artists of the 20th century to the gamblers and partiers of the 1920’s.

Today tourists travel from around the world to be drenched in the wonderful sunlight and fun that is the Côte d’Azur. Since the area is so vast here are a few must-do activities to ensure a wonderful trip to France.

French Riviera Real Estate Highlights

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin is one of the most unique cities in France. Situated between Menton and Monaco, it seems to have two completely different

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