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[…]

Good coffee in Paris: don’t miss these 6 cozy and uncommon cafes

These can’t miss Parisian cafes will have you wanting to snuggle up with a good book and a delicious beverage any time of year! So you’ve finally made it to Paris for your dream vacation. But… eeek! The weather is less than spectacular. OR, the weather is great but you’re feeling a little jet lagged[…]

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,[…]

French winter cheese and wine: Checklist

Wine and cheese go together like… Peanut butter and chocolate… …cupcakes and frosting… …the stars and the moon… Must we go on?! We’re sure you’ve all heard what a great pairing wine and cheese make, but do you know why? Do you know which wines to serve with which cheeses (and why)? Do you know[…]

French holiday traditions: celebrate à la Française

How exactly do the French get down for Christmas and New Years? I know what you’re thinking – if we’re celebrating the same holidays how different can it get? Well… get ready to be shocked and amazed, non-French people. We’ve mapped out the major winter holidays of Christmas and New Years to give you an[…]

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?[…]

Everything You’ve Wondered About Hanukkah Explained

Are you curious (or confused) about Hanukkah? We’ve got a useful guide to this remarkable Jewish holiday below! It’s December, and you know that the holidays are just around the corner. Suddenly your Jewish friends start talking about Hanukkah, and without warning you’re hearing words like Menorah, latke, the 8 Days, and dreidel being thrown[…]

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[…]

What to bring on a picnic at Versailles

A checklist so you don’t forget the essentials when planning a the perfect French-style picnic! How often do you go on picnics? Well if you’re in Paris, you’ll notice that they’re kind of a way of life. But it’s not rare to hear “nobody brought the wine opener?!” or to wind up with 8 baguettes[…]

6 Juicy Versailles Secrets You Won’t Find in Guidebooks

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 a pretty frumpy hunting lodge. When Louis XIV, the awe-inspiring Sun King took power, he[…]

4 Different Routes to Versailles You Need to Know

Feeling confused on exactly how to get from Paris to Versailles? We’re here to help! The internet can feel like an overwhelming place when you’re looking for reliable information. But nestled between between all the fake news, cat memes, and other randomness you don’t really have a use for, there is some helpful information. Especially[…]

Marie-Antoinette vs Modern Celebrities – who said it?

Can you tell the difference between the most famous queen of France, and modern day celebs? Or will Beyonce, Ellen Degeneres, Denzel Washington, Steve Jobs, and other celebrity quotes fool you? Take the quiz to find out! [os-widget path=”/sightseekersdelight/who-said-it-marie-antoinette-or-modern-day-celebrities” of=”sightseekersdelight” comments=”false”]

4 Enchanting Castle Day Trips from Paris

Take a quick train ride to live in a fairy tale for a day One of the most awesome parts about Paris is its central location in France. Okay – it’s maybe not the first thing you think of when you hear ‘awesome’ and ‘Paris’, but hear me out! Spending time in France’s capital and[…]