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Vent fort

We really enjoy living in the greater Boston area. There are so many things to see and do. Recently, we visited Ventfort Hall in Lenox, Massachusetts and stayed for a holiday afternoon tea. America’s Gilded Age was the period between … Continue reading

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Amuse-gueules

I was in Boston recently and found a delightful lunch spot: The Courtyard Restaurant in the beautiful old Boston Public Library. It’s an elegant setting in a room just off the imposing Italianate arched courtyard. The room is decorated in … Continue reading

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Se reposer sur ses lauriers

Lately, I’ve been writing about our late summer trip to Québec City. You can’t think of Québec without also thinking of the Château Frontenac, the huge hotel that dominates the skyline. It was designed by American architect Bruce Price at … Continue reading

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Les petits moments de plaisir

I’ve always enjoyed the pomp and circumstance of afternoon tea – even though I prefer to drink coffee. This most British of gracious rituals has come to Paris. Four fabulous hotels are now home to very high-class afternoon teas. Champagne, delectable … Continue reading

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