Articles written by: Wendy VanHatten

Paris Tips
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Paris Tips

Paris Tips By Wendy VanHatten  “Paris is always a good idea.”             Audrey Hepburn Paris is a good idea. It’s just that there is so much to see and do. Where do you start and where do you spend your time? Paris, the City of Light, is a world capital with […]

Burgundy Wines – So Many Choices
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Burgundy Wines – So Many Choices

By Wendy VanHatten So many choices … so little time. Planning a trip to Burgundy, we decided to become a little more familiar with the wines and the area before we went. Checking out a wine importer’s shop, we quickly discovered that exploring the different wines could be a year-long […]

Galeries Lafayette
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Galeries Lafayette

Galeries Lafayette Located at 40 Boulevard Haussmann in Paris, this department store is on my list of suggestions when visiting Paris. Why a department store? More than location, more than cutting edge fashion in a city where fashion is a must, more than the Lafayette Gourmet with its outstanding artisan […]

Bale Grist Mill
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Bale Grist Mill

By Wendy VanHatten Do you suppose this is where “keep your nose to the grindstone” originated? Mention Napa Valley and most people think of world class wines, rows and rows of manicured vines, and hot air balloon rides in the mist of the early morning. Not many think of heading […]