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Brunch for two at Cafe Massena, Paris

imageWhilst en route to the Marie Curie Museum in Paris (which turned out to be closed), we were seeking somewhere that would provide satisfying food at a reasonable price. We hadn’t eaten yet as breakfast at our hotel, Oceania Paris, was costly. So a stop off at Cafe Massena was much needed.

We found the restaurant purely by chance, it happened to be our stop on the T3 before switching to the metro,  so it suited us by being right by the station. Also, given that it was a little before lunchtime, it looked busy and the menu was extensive so we decided to try it. We didn’t look back. Continue reading Brunch for two at Cafe Massena, Paris

DreamBags JaguarShoes” – It’s anything that you want it to be!

Is it a bar, cafe, exhibition space… well, it’s actually all of those things and more. The location of “DreamBags JaguarShoes” couldn’t be any more perfect – Shoreditch in East London is a constant buzz of activity, a fashionable and trendy place to socialise with good friends in excellent surroundings – which was exactly my purpose for being there.

As I settled into the lively atmosphere, it was undeniable that this was a very funky place to be. The name alone – “DreamBags JaguarShoes” – makes the most indifferent of visitors just a little bit curious. As it happens, the name was originally from the 1980’s bag and shoe wholesalers that once occupied the building. The original signage still adorns the front which probably adds to the speculation of what takes place behind its doors. The unique bar regularly hosts DJ events and displays of artwork. Continue reading DreamBags JaguarShoes” – It’s anything that you want it to be!