Walking Tour of Maisons-Laffitte with our friends from Sydney

We have a French saying: “Après la pluie, le beau temps” that means ‘After the rain comes the fine weather’. This was particularly true today on a walking ... lire plus !

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Colourful Spring Flowers in Maisons-Laffitte

In between rain showers we decided to venture outside and stroll in the beautiful park of our town. It was actually a perfect morning to enjoy some crisp ... lire plus !

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Fantastic April Sunrise in Maisons-Laffitte

This morning we enjoyed a fantastic April Sunrise in Maisons-Laffitte and wanted to publish a few photos to our regular readers… Photos of our fantastic April sunrise in Maisons-Laffitte ... lire plus !

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Easter Egg Nest in France

In many European countries, children decorate nests just before Easter. In Paris, a traditional cake representing an Easter egg nest is prepared in many pâtisseries and when they ... lire plus !

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First day of Spring in Maisons-Laffitte

Spring is here! On the occasion we invite you to a little walk we did in the park of Maisons-Laffitte.  We started our walk at Place Wagram in ... lire plus !

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Snowdrops glimpsed in the Park of Maisons-Laffitte

A few days ago we walked early in the morning across the Park of Maisons-Laffitte and spotted these delicate white flowers known as ‘snowdrops’. Here are a few photos… In ... lire plus !

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It’s time for the Galette des Rois!

As soon as Christmas and New Year with its abundance of food and bûches are over it is time to celebrate the Epiphany with the ‘Galette des rois’. People ... lire plus !

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Back home at the market

In January we moved back to Maisons-Laffitte – a beautiful little town North-West of Paris. It is close enough to Paris that you can jump on the RER ... lire plus !

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A morning visit inside the chateau of Maisons-Laffitte

The château of Maisons-Laffitte, West of Paris, is a fine example of French classicism completed in 1651. At that time, neither the chateaux of Vaux-le-Vicomte nor Versailles existed ... lire plus !

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Discover Maisons-Laffitte in the Paris region

Maisons-Laffitte is worth a visit for its chateau and park. To the North-West of Paris, Maisons-Laffitte in the Yvelines département is located between the royal forest of Saint-Germain-en-Laye ... lire plus !

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