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From Paris to Versailles: A Guide for Versailles Tours, Hotels, and Restaurants

From Paris to Versailles: A Guide for Versailles Tours, Hotels, and Restaurants

  Bicycles, Segways, rowboats, trams, and golf carts are some of the many ways you can explore the Versailles Gardens.   Why Travel to Versailles, France? Versailles was once the hub of French royalty; its beauty and French history continue to be a cultural force. Many parents might be fans of the recent shows, Versailles, Outlander, or Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette. The ...

Luxe in the City: Best Family Hotels In…

Luxe in the City: Best Family Hotels In…

New York? Las Vegas? Miami? Paris? Read on. All of the Luxe Recess contributors stayed in more than one hundred hotels this year on three continents. We reflected on some of the best city hotels for families, and we wanted to pay tribute to those properties that are doing what they do really, really well. We know this list is ...

Le Meurice Paris: Where to Stay in Paris if you like Palaces

Le Meurice Paris: Where to Stay in Paris if you like Palaces

If I had to sum up my recent stay at Le Meurice, it would be “Pas de problème.” From check in to check out, the service was immaculate and any request, whether big or small was answered with a smile, and a “Bien sûr, tout de suite.” Upon arrival, the two doormen greeted us by name as we exited ...

Hidden Dangers of Paris Playgrounds

Hidden Dangers of Paris Playgrounds

“I want to go to the Eiffel Tower! I want to visit the Louvre!” my kids chanted as my husband offered up every tourist attraction for our upcoming trip to Paris. I, however, cringed at visions of long queues and sharing these experiences with people from every country but France. When I suggested a few Paris playgrounds, a ...