Concierge services

Friday, June 30 2017

Bachelorette party with view of the Chateau de Versailles

Bachelorette party at the Trianon PalaceFor her bachelorette party, Chloe received a short letter written in the style of the 18th century, that gave her appointment in a mythic place: her friends thought of everything.

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Wednesday, June 7 2017

VIP at the château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Vaux-le-VicomteSuperintendant of King Louis XIV, Nicolas Fouquet acquired an enormous wealth and built a magnificent château, between 1641 and 1661.

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Wednesday, May 24 2017

Concierge services at Paris Aeroport

Concierge services at Paris AeroportParis Aeroport has introduced a premium bus link between Paris, Roissy and Orly, launched a conciergerie for VIP travellers...

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Thursday, May 11 2017

Private concierge for VIP in Paris, in the Loire Valley and in the Champagne region

Anne de Paris conciergeAnne gave me an appointment at the Ritz Paris and we sat down in the Bar Vendôme, below the glass roof. She took her blue notebook, printed with the four gold letters, from her bag.

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Wednesday, May 3 2017

The Tower Rizzi, with drawbridge, indoor pool and astronomical observatory

Tower Chalet Rizzi in South TyrolSimone met us in a traditional restaurant, midway up the hill: above us, we can see the overhanging tower Rizzi.

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Tuesday, May 2 2017

Hay sorbet and fresh herb massage in Italy

fresh herbs massageTwo refined luxury surprises awaited me when I traveled to the South Tyrol in Northern Italy last year: the hay sorbet and the fresh herb massage, in the heart of powerful natural surroundings.

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Wednesday, April 26 2017

Barber and creator of the shaving caviar and gold foam

Stache cornerStache Corner is a barber, a sort of creative barber who had the idea of inventing a shaving foam for caviar and another for gold. Stache Corner, barber - Art de Vivre à la Française (French Art of Living): the elegant business card that David gives me...

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Sunday, April 23 2017

The wine tasting school for beginners, experts and oenologists

wine tasting"Wine tasting is an activity open to everybody. French do not have the monopol, nor experts or oenologists […] the aim remains common. It allows us to gauge and to understand a wine." The foreword of the Petit Traîté de la Dégustation (Short Treatise of Wine Tasting) drew my attention.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

Visit Southern Champagne in a chauffered limousine

limousine of Michel FloiratMichel Floirat has had many lives, press agent in a communication agency and in an Embassy, journalist for women’s magazines, great traveller in Australia and Africa.

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Saturday, April 8 2017

Princely picnic at Chantilly or equestrian opera

A Cheval chez les PrincesWhile watching the painting of the « Refreshments served during hunts », who has never dreamed of a princely picnic in the forest, with hand-painted crockery, tablecloth in a traditional style and silverware.

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Monday, March 27 2017

Unusual luxury concierge service, dedicated to African travellers

Paola Miklas, private concierge for African travelersBorn in Douala and living in Paris, Paola Miklas has started an unusual luxury concierge service, to offer African travellers bespoke services, according to their needs and tastes.

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Wednesday, February 8 2017

The school Van Cleef and Arpels in Paris is open to each of us

the school van cleef and arpelsThe school of Jewelry Arts -founded by Van Cleef and Arpels in 2012- designs a taylor-made program, including new complementary courses, lectures and workshops.

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Thursday, January 5 2017

Veronica Antonelli, the soprano who sings with the monuments

Veronica Antonelli"Lyric visits of Montmartre with a soprano" said the press release: I immediately picked up my phone.

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Saturday, December 31 2016

Heli Air taxi, the new affordable luxury

heli air taxiThe helicopter is more than a mere taxi as we know them: minutes of flight among happy few, with a privileged upper view while escaping discreetly from an airport in total safety

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Wednesday, June 27 2012

The Loire boatmen still exist, I met one…

Wine tastings on the Loire riverIn the old days, when there were few bridges, the Loire boatmen ferried goods and animals from one side of the Loire to the other.

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