Fly Me To Paris Giveaway

By Cacinda Maloney

Paris, Je T’aime

My first rendezvous with Paris blossomed into a lasting love affair.  I will never forget walking those streets and staring up at that Eiffel for the very first time. Few cities are so amazing as to have celebrities, artists and writers try to capture her essence through their prose.

Fly Me to Paris

Fly Me to Paris

Fly me to Paris

It had been a long day and my feet were aching.  I had finished up photographing Notre Dame. It was hectic and bustling with tourists. I then spent some time watching the wedding photographer and assistant throwing bird feed in the air trying to capture the moment of the birds in flight with their romantic couple.

Fly Me to Paris

Romance was surely in the air.

Fly me to Paris

Fly Me to Paris

I decided to cross the two bridges across the river and head on over to the opposite side from Notre Dame just to wander around a bit. Looking for the perfect spot to park my aching feet, I saw it out of the corner of my eye when I crossed Rue Caron in the square Place Sainte Catherine. It was a typical restaurant with tables outside and the patrons resting with their newly bought packages.

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I spied a couple holding hands, two guys in dark blue, and a group of six around back, at ease with each other and laughing hysterically about something. I wouldn’t have ordinarily stopped, but my feet were tired and ready for a rest.

Fly Me to Paris

And as I sat there and gazed across the quaint square, I realized I love Paris because she loves me back, showing me a little more of herself with each visit. She is so much more than I anticipated on my first trip and with each visit I spend more time admiring her.

Fly Me to Paris

Ordering mussels and fries (entrecôte and frites), one of the house specialties, I pull out my journal to ask myself:

Why is Paris so special?

What is it about Paris that makes me so dreamy?

Just thinking about Paris today makes me think that I’ve got the French Blues already.

Fly Me To Paris

Fly Me to Paris

Fly Me to Paris

Why am I telling you this?

Because I have a Paris Giveaway to tell you about.

Fly Me to Paris Giveaway

Because Delsey, my favorite Parisian luggage company, is committed to making travel seamless, DELSEY wants to send YOU on an adventure just like I have taken! You can enter for a chance to win a trip to Paris and experience the French style and sophistication at the heart of each DELSEY collection, first hand.

Delsey Chatelet Trolly Case

Delsey Chatelet Trolly Case

Grand prize includes three trips for two to Paris, with hotel accommodation for four nights, a two-day sightseeing bus tour, $1,000 spending money and two pieces of DELSEY CHATELET luggage!

Six additional winners will be given DELSEY CHATELET

Fly Me To Paris



Fly Me To Paris

“The chief danger about Paris is that it is such a strong stimulant.” -T.S. Eliot

“Paris is always a good idea.” Audrey Hepburn

Hemingway’s Famous words: “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.”

Delsey Chatelet Trolly Case

Delsey Chatelet Trolly Case

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Promotion begins October 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. ET and ends on December 31, 2015 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age. See Official Rules for details.

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  1. Liz Fisher November 3, 2015 at 1:22 pm

    When I arrived to Paris for the first time, I felt I was dreaming. I couldn’t believe that I really saw what I only knew about from movies and books. I love Paris too.

    • Cacinda Maloney November 4, 2015 at 2:19 am

      It is so magical! Each time I go, I see a different Paris.

  2. Jane S November 3, 2015 at 7:21 pm

    I am going to Paris for the first time next Fall. I would love to have some luggage other than from WalMart or TJMaxx to take along. I’ve heard so much about Delsey including their rating in Consumer Report and would like to add some to my luggage collection.

    • Cacinda Maloney November 4, 2015 at 2:22 am

      There is something to be said for good, sturdy and durable luggage. I have the Chatelet from Delsey, but feel it is almost too fancy to take on a regular trip, more for special occasions to a resort, where it won’t be mishandled by the luggage handlers. Not because it is not sturdy enough, but because it is so beautiful, I want to keep it crisp and clean! The other piece in the giveaway, however, I am sure would be a great asset to your collection… good luck.

  3. Anne Reilly November 6, 2015 at 2:10 pm

    My first trip abroad, was to Paris, going as an au pair for a French family. What an experience it was and the beginning of my lifelong wanderlust.

  4. Lily Heise November 10, 2015 at 6:14 am

    What a great opportunity! I’ll share it around … and check out that lovely Delsey luggage! Looks like the perfect travel companion!

    • Cacinda Maloney November 10, 2015 at 11:38 pm

      I have the gorgeous cream one with lovely tan leather, it is a show piece for sure!

  5. Patti November 12, 2015 at 2:11 am

    What a great giveaway! Paris was one of the first places I’ve visited but would love to go back! It’s been too long.

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