“Hygge” in Copenhagen

Even though it was cold and rainy I had a very good time in Copenhagen visiting friends, walking around the city without getting “hit” by a bike, admiring the colourful houses, drinking coffee… it was “hyggeligt”! ( cosy in Danish)

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I went to the top of the Round tower (Rundtaarn) which was built as an observatory and which offers wonderful views over the city.

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The “Kissing bench” at the top of the Round Tower

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I visited the “Glyptotek”, an interesting museum with great collections of Danish and French arts…. but also masterpieces from Egyptian, Roman and Greek collections.

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My favorite sculpture here below

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I enjoyed a good cup of coffee at the Café of the Glyptotek….

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…. and relaxed for a while in the Winter Garden

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I went to my favorite pizza place in Copenhagen which is Tino’s located in the area called “Christianshavn”. Buy a pizza there and find a spot next to the canals…and it will be “hyggeligt”!

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Thanks for this time Copenhagen…. see you soon hopefully!

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A frenchic place to visit: Giverny

Giverny is a small village located in the beautiful area of Normandy and it is so charming! It is very well-known because of Monet who lived there. Many other impressionist artists were attracted by the landscapes and the atmosphere as well. You can visit the property of Monet by stepping into the colourful house and by wandering around the magnificent gardens.

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Then you can go around the village and admire all the typical houses….

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You can stop by the little “Antiquités” shop….

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You can get a very good ice-cream…

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And you have to stop at the Hotel Baudy (where many impressionist painters used to gather) and drink a glas of wine, eat an “omelette” and visit their beautiful garden hidden behind the restaurant…

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Take a moment to sit on a bench and enjoy the nature, the calm and the atmosphere of the place…

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And when leaving you can admire the beautiful huge bamboos on the side of the road!

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The Frenchic look of the month: April 2017

I was on my way to go out for diner with my car and I got stuck in this very industrial parking place… While awaiting for the key I take the opportunity to present you the frenchic look of April which consists of a pair of navy blue trousers, a nice top from the french brand Claudie Pierlot and of course my favorite “olive” pumps.

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Through the pages…

When I was in Lyon last month I spent a lot of time reading in my parent’s beautiful garden. I had the last issue of Elle decoration UK with me and I got obsessed with a beautiful Swedish apartment. What I particularly like about this apartment is all the colours used on the walls.

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I like the purple colours of the furniture in the living room….
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and the frames standing on the cupboard….
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I like the brown/grey shade used in the kitchen….
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but also this stone blue colour in the bedroom.
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