Claude Monet Foundation at Giverny (Normandy, France). "...there's no preparing for the living painting that is Giverny—particularly the Nymphéas-filled pond and wisteria-draped Japanese bridge. Created in the 1880's and 90's, and inspired largely by Monet's fascination with Japanese pastoral prints, this two-and-a-half-acre estate is where the artist lived, painted, and gardened until his death in 1926."
What a gorgeous chocolate pastry...
Jacques Genin: Mille-Feuille comes "a la minute!" at the gorgeous Jacques Genin in the 3rd Arr. Alternating layers of a ridiculously fresh, crisp puff pastry meets pipes of smoky caramel cream. Mark this down as the best mille-feuille I've had in Paris, and don't dare leave without a handful of silky soft and buttery housemade caramels
Apricot Custard Cake
I love prunes. They’re sweet and chewy and delicious. I always travel with them (for obvious reasons). I once brought a huge bag with me on a trip to Sri Lanka. My adorable grandmother tasted a prune, presumably for the first time, and then asked me if she could keep the entire bag. I said yes