August 2015

There are 2 blog entries for August 2015.

 Photo Credit: French Moments

Are you longing for that je ne sais quoi  that embodies the sweet little shops in France? If jumping on the next flight isn’t an option for you at the moment, you can satiate that longing for French shops here in downtown Charleston!

One of our favorite places to satisfy a sweet tooth is at Christophe Artisan Chocolatier and Patissier, located at 90 Society Street. While always smelling absolutely divine, the boutique offers a wide variety of treats: beautiful hand-painted chocolates, delicious truffles, baked goods and flavorful teas, coffees, etc.  It’s the perfect spot to satisfy a sweet tooth, and hard to miss… There’s a picture-perfect mural of a classic arrondissement outside welcoming you inside!

If you’re in

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Brilliant skies, breathtaking mountain views, and fields upon fields of colorful landscapes.  These scenes in Provence have been known to enthuse and excite both artists and travelers alike. While the scenery certainly never grows old, there are many activities one should be sure to do before leaving Provence.

Renowned for cuisine, France also boasts of some of the world’s most delectable truffles. Both champagne enthusiasts and foodies alike will be sure to enjoy a truffle tour, one of the best countryside pastimes. Les Pastras offers daily tours for 2-12 people, at around 60€ per person. The cost includes the truffle hunting tour through the sprawling acreage, a sampling of Champagne and tasting of truffle hors d’oeuvres.

The lavender fields

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