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Secrets of Market Shopping

For us, the day that we bumped into Giselle at the Friday market in Carpentras France was a shopaholic’s dream-come-true. There she was, this chic young Frenchwoman, haggling over the price of a stunning olive wood bowl. We pretended to look for potential souvenirs while being far more intrigued with the volley of rapid fire exchanges between vendor and potential buyer. Continue reading

Spa Smarts

Taking time for yourself is a luxury, and you don’t want it to be anything less than perfect. So start out right by settling some basic matters. “When you make the appointment, ask questions such as, ‘Are robes and slippers supplied? Should I bring a swimsuit? What personal amenities are supplied?’ Continue reading