Friday, October 22, 2021

ARCACHON Five things to do in Bordeaux’s elegant seaside town

THE BEACH Arcachon: There's plenty of room for everyone on the beaches of Arcachon Credit: Exquisite.ie

LILLET Bordeaux’s summer aperitif that’s Bond approved

Considering the medical community consider James Bond a chronic alcoholic, perhaps it’s best not to follow his advice for his famous Vesper...

CHATEAU FONTAINEBLEAU DU VAR Enjoy Provence Verte through a rosé tinted glass

What’s a girl to do when she finds herself surrounded by vineyards as far as the eye can see in the south of France?...

DEAUVILLE The elegant seaside resort where Coco Chanel began her fashion empire

  Today marks the birthday of Grabrielle 'Coco' Chanel who was born on the 19th of August 1883 in Saumur, Maine-et-Loire in France. To celebrate...

CAPTURING THE MOMENT Paul McGinty takes wedding photography to a new level

There's no doubting photographer Paul McGinty's eye for a compelling image. Here is a wedding photographer passionate about his subjects and their individual personalities....

EXQUISITE LOCATION Why is Ballyfin considered the best hotel in the world?

Set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom mountains, Ballyfin house in County Laois is noted as one of the best hotels in the...

MY MOTHER’S DRESS Irene O’Brien’s Big Day

Why Stylist Irene O'Brien chose her mother's wedding gown for her Big Day... Vintage lover and stylist Irene O'Brien tied the knot with the beau...