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Paris Book Picks: Part Deux

January 3, 2014Column: Armchair Traveler

Tout arrive en France! According to French author François de La Rochefoucauld“Everything happens in France!” If you’ve always wanted to go then now is the time to plan for Spring in Paris when the city blossoms to life. Can’t wait? Winter is delightful too; enjoy the chill and beautifully illuminated streets that are home to boutique bars, cafes and shopping galore. Be inspired and arrive stylishly with our book picks part deux.

✈ Paris Book Picks Part Deux from Jet Set Candy's Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈


Louis Vuitton City Guide: Paris / Paris Versus New York by Vahram Muratyan / French Style by Berenice Vila / La Seduction by Elaine Sciolino / Paris: An Inspiring Tour of the City’s Creative Heart by Janelle Mcculloch / The Mandarins by Simone de Beauvoir


Paris Book Picks ~ Part Un

December 11, 2013Column: Armchair Traveler

Immerse yourself in the City of Love by reading fabulous tales and insightful guides that reveal style, innovation, hidden hangouts, delicacies and of course, love. The well-known French saying nicely embodies what travel brings us:
“La vie est faite de petits bonheurs” (life is full of little pleasures).

✈ Paris Book Picks Part Un from Jet Set Candy's Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈


Parisian Chic by Ines De La Fressange  / Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life by Justine Picardie  / Lunch in Paris by Elizabeth Bard / Taschen’s Paris by Vincent Knapp and Angelika Taschen / The Fashion Insiders’ Guide to Paris by Carole Sabas / Eiffel’s Tower by Jill Jonnes

JSC Book Picks for India ~ Part Two

Part Two of our India book picks will not disappoint!

December 2, 2013Column: Armchair TravelerColumn: Featured

Get some Indian style from Taschen, delve into the memoirs of the last Queen of Jaipur and join Sarah Macdonald in Holy Cow on her adventures in a land of chaos and contradiction, of encounters with religion, a kaleidoscope of yogis, swamis and Bollywood stars. Namaste x

✈ India Book Picks Part 2 from Jet Set Candy's Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈


A Princess Remembers: The Memoirs of the Maharani of Jaipur by Maharani Gayatri Devi / An Indian Album by Cecil Beaton / Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure by Sarah Macdonald / Indian Style from Taschen / The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga / To India with Love from Assouline


JSC Book Picks for India ~ Part One

Planning a trip or just love Mother India? Read about the color, chaos and charismatic spirit that an adventure in India is certain to offer. Mark Twain sums it up: "…nothing has been left undone, either by man or nature, to make India the most extraordinary country that the sun visits on his rounds."

November 16, 2013Column: Armchair TravelerColumn: Featured

✈ India Book Picks from Jet Set Candy's Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈


Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert / Rajasthan from Assouline / Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts / The Love Guides by Fiona Caulfield / India by Andreas H. Bitesnich / A Passage to India by EM Forster