Unforgettable Fruit Tart with Swiss Meringue

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Need a chic Parisian dessert? This one will delight your entourage. I have a few French dessert recipes that are staples to my cuisine when I really want to impress someone. And you know what they say: the way to[…]

Complete guide: Avoid Paris tourist scams (& report thefts)

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Learn how to avoid common scams, and what to do in case of theft in Paris While planning your Paris trip, you’ve probably heard some Paris scam horror stories from friends, family, or *gasp* the internet. Listen, you are going[…]

Travel gadgets and supplies: what’s worth it for your Paris trip

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. 21 useful travel supplies you’ll need in Paris and Europe Planning a big vacation isn’t always easy. Doesn’t it seem like there’s always something you forget? Or some little thing that would have made your travels soooo much easier, in[…]

Guide to Louvre Secret Entrances

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Avoid long waits at the Louvre by visiting less-used museum entrances. If you’re like most visitors to Paris, you’re probably looking to schedule your trip in the summer. And who can blame you? Not me, definitely. One of the most[…]

2018 Complete guide to useful apps for Paris

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Vacation to Paris? Here are the useful phone apps you need, curated by Parisians. It can be overwhelming to travel to a new country, especially if you don’t speak the language very well… or at all. But – joy of[…]

Top 7 Unique Romantic Paris Activities

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Surprising and original ways to spend time with your love in Paris This article was originally published on 3 February 2014, but has been updated for freshness. Not quite sure what to do with that special someone? Well… take him[…]

Learn about French Food: 7 super tasty ways

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. You can never have enough French cuisine in your life… but what actually is French cuisine? French cuisine is like that one distant cousin of yours who always dresses in round sunglasses, black turtlenecks, and pleated dress pants: a little[…]

French restaurant etiquette: the essentials

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. What’s normal at a Parisian restaurant? You’ve heard it, I’m sure. Paris restaurants are awful! The food takes too long! Servers aren’t friendly! It’s expensive! Yep. Paris has a pretty bad rap. I promise you though, this is not always[…]

Authentic French cooking in 7 easy recipes

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Improve your French cooking in one week with these no-fail recipes. Do you like food? I mean… you probably do. Most people do. And if you’ve stumbled upon this article it’s safe to say you’re also fairly into French cuisine[…]

French vegetarian quiche

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. This easy quiche recipe will definitely impress your friends – vegetarian and meat-eaters alike. I used to think I didn’t like quiche. Too dry, too spongy, too flavorless, just… meh. You know what I mean? Have you had this experience?[…]

5 Unique Rainy Day Paris Activities

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Paris is most beautiful under the rain… if you know where to go. This article was originally posted on 2 June 2016, but has been updated with new information. Paris is lacking a little vitamin D right now… but that[…]

Galette des Rois (King Cake) five-star recipe

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. What’s the big deal with the King Cake dessert? It’s that time of the year – no, not for making resolutions to eat healthier, silly. It’s the month of the galette des rois, or King Cake! What is it? Why,[…]

Complete Guide: How to host an authentic French holiday dinner party

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. A complete A-Z guide on how to wow your guests with a perfect French meal Do you want to add a French touch to your holiday meals this year? The French can through some pretty epic dinner parties. Chic settings,[…]

French holiday drink guide: 9 festive options to try this year

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Cocktails and drinks to bring a Parisian touch to your holidays Do you reminisce endlessly about your time in Paris? Are you looking to make your holiday celebrations a bit more chic? And dare I say… a bit more boozy?[…]

Paris in winter: 6 key facts you need to know

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. Don’t let the cold weather blues keep you from having a good time in Paris Are you visiting Paris in the winter? First of all: kudos to you. You’re avoiding the huge crowds! There are some things that are pretty[…]

2017 Paris Holiday Market Guide

Upated Paris Christmas Markets, everything you need to know: which markets are best, opening days, pros, cons, and a map Do you call it Marché de Noël? Christmas market? Holiday market? Christkindlmarkt? Well, whatever you call it, these little markets are an pretty fun part of winter in Paris. But there are so many of[…]

Get to know… Karen’s Paris

Your chance to get inside the brain of company founder Karen. It’s not every day that Karen – or any of our guides – get asked random questions about themselves. Random questions about Paris? Yes. Random questions about French history? Absolutely. But just fun thinker questions? That’s much more rare. We wanted to give everyone[…]

6 Juicy Versailles Secrets You Won’t Find in Guidebooks

Claire worked and wrote for Sight Seeker’s Delight for 7 years – read more here. It wouldn’t be a Royal Palace without a few hidden-yet-astonishing stories… we’ve dug them up. After centuries of royal habitation, you just know that Versailles has baggage. The history of the place is relatively well known – it started as[…]