Well hello there! Or should I say Bonjour? In case you’ve been wondering where I’ve been: PARIS. Also London. Lucky me!! This is a bit of a departure (pun intended) from my usual posts but you’ll see, THERE’S FOOD.
My husband had business in London, so we decided to add on a few days of fun, and took the EuroStar train from London to Paris – only two and half hours away. We stayed at the Hotel Chopin, which is an utterly charming and very reasonable boutique hotel located in a shopping arcade. The only potential issue was that it is SO charming and old fashioned that there is no air conditioning, although there are large, beautiful windows to open (screenless). The weather was unseasonably cool during our visit, so this was not a problem, although I was a bit worried beforehand since I know it can get quite hot there. Also: pigeons could totally fly in. But that didn’t happen. They just cooed around adorably outside. Continue reading