850 Appian Ct, Colorado Springs, CO 80906, United States
Maribeth Clemente with her partner at Broadmoor's Cheyenne Lodge.
Maribeth Clemente with her mother.
500 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435, United States
Maribeth Clemente at Telluride Jazz Festival.
6700 N Gaylord Rockies Blvd, Aurora, CO 80019, United States
Maribeth Clemente with Margie Hans in Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center.
15-21 Rue de l'École de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France
Sorbonne University where Maribeth Clemente studied.
300 Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, United States
Simmons College (now Simmons University) where Maribeth Clemente received her Bachelor of Arts degree.
625 7th Ave, Troy, NY 12182, United States
Catholic Central High School where Maribeth Clemente studied.
(The Chic Shopper's Guide to Paris outlines eleven walking...)
The Chic Shopper's Guide to Paris outlines eleven walking tours of Paris to help shoppers find designer clothing, perfume, antiques, art, wine, and other treasures, and lists shop locations and hours.
(Whether you're a shopper, a browser, or a traveler with a...)
Whether you're a shopper, a browser, or a traveler with a love for all things French, this is your one-of-a-kind guidebook to the culture of regional France represented by the products and centuries-old craftsmanship of each region. At prices lower than what you would pay in Paris or the United States, you'll find endless treasures as you tour boutiques, small factories, artisans' workshops, and wineries and distilleries.
(Long considered the epitome of all that is chic, glamorou...)
Long considered the epitome of all that is chic, glamorous, and desirable, Paris is every shopper's dream. But even the most indefatigable shopper is sure to be overwhelmed by the embarras de richesses. In The Riches of Paris, Maribeth Clemente shares her insider's knowledge of the choicest boutiques, restaurants, wine cellars, and auctions to help you find endless treasures.
(A Tour of the Heart: A Seductive Cycling Trip Through Fra...)
A Tour of the Heart: A Seductive Cycling Trip Through France, part memoir, part love story, is a romantic ode to the most visited country in the world. A Tour of the Heart highlights the life of a travel writer, France, cycling, food and wine, the Tour de France, and the joys and travails of traveling à deux.
Maribeth Clemente graduated from Catholic Central High School in Troy, New York. She was captivated by Paris when she first visited France at the age of sixteen and she later returned to the city to spend a year studying at Sorbonne University. Then she attended Simmons College (now Simmons University) where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in international management and fine arts.
Maribeth Clemente found herself back in Paris at the age of twenty-five. There, in 1987, she founded a tour company called Chic Promenade, which guided out-of-town shoppers through the Parisian shopping experience. Clemente compiled information about her favorite places into her first book, The Chic Shopper's Guide to Paris.
In 1994 Clemente left her tour company to devote more time to writing about her favorite subject. The result was The Riches of France: A Shopping and Touring Guide to the French Provinces, in which she provides a wealth of information for those planning a French shopping spree, from advice regarding trip planning and regional specialties to dining and lodging. The Riches of France is a lively read due to Clemente's humorous first-person voice and inclusion of plenty of anecdotes.
Clemente's third book, The Riches of Paris: A Shopping and Touring Guide, updates and expands upon her first volume on the subject of shopping in France's capital city. Clemente guides readers through various shops, restaurants, boutiques, and spas. While she includes a section on bargains, the destinations mentioned are mostly upscale using her vast insider's knowledge of the Parisian culture. Clemente shares her edge on the best boutiques, restaurants, wine cellars.
Her latest book, A Tour of the Heart: A Seductive Cycling Trip Through France, is a part memoir, part love story and a romantic ode to the most visited country in the world.
Clemente's current specialties are travel writing and ski instruction. She joined Telluride Ski & Golf as a ski instructor in 2003. She writes for Bonjour Colorado where she posts stories about travel, fashion, beauty, shopping. Her interests reflect an eclectic mix of culture, sophistication, and a dose of social consciousness. She also hosts Travel Fun, a talk show on travel on KOTO in Telluride.
(Whether you're a shopper, a browser, or a traveler with a...)1997
(The Chic Shopper's Guide to Paris outlines eleven walking...)1991
(A Tour of the Heart: A Seductive Cycling Trip Through Fra...)2012
(Long considered the epitome of all that is chic, glamorou...)2001
"I love moving freely between my different personas, switching out ski togs, and hiking clothes for chic tops and sleek black pants. I am grateful that my two seemingly disparate worlds have met and that I can express my many interests - particularly my great passion for travel and curiosity about finely made products - in a variety of outlets."
"France is a blessed land and the French know how to show her off in the most lovely manner."
In Telluride, she's often referred to as "the French lady" or "the travel lady."
Quotes from others about the person
"Maribeth is a talented writer, she wrote a wonderful profile of my shop. She is detail-oriented and very easy to work with."
"Maribeth is a first-rate tour guide."
Maribeth Clemente was married to a French man but the couple divorced. Now she has a partner, Steve.