Holidays & Things to do

How to find the best rental properties in France

Written by on January 31, 2017 in Holidays & Things to do
How to find the best rental properties in France

When it comes to finding your ideal rental property in France – there’s such a wide choice of companies. It can be overwhelming when you try to find the right one for you – they all promise so much. So, we’re going to make it easy for you by sharing the details of a company […]

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Sampling France’s Regional Foods with Belle France – Tour de Cuisine

Sampling France’s Regional Foods with Belle France – Tour de Cuisine

Belle France are renowned travel specialists that offer walking, cycling and cruise holidays throughout France’s many regions. As true Francophile’s they know the importance of good food and drink to any visit to France. That’s why they have created the Tour de Cuisine, an interactive map that allows you to explore the different flavours from […]

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Discover the picture-perfect poppy fields of Provence

Written by on January 30, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Discover the picture-perfect poppy fields of Provence

Imagine the soft sun of late spring in Provence as it pours onto fields of bright red poppies. Their slender stems sway in a gentle breeze, their vivid petals contrast with the blue sky… this is Provence’s beautiful bounty in May. Looking like a painting come to life, the poppy fields of Provence are dazzling […]

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Join a stunning wine tour in Provence

Join a stunning wine tour in Provence

In September 2017 a totally unique, utterly wonderful wine tour in Provence will take place and you can join it! It includes a grape stomp, vineyard visits, wine tasting and the most delicious dishes you could ever hope to enjoy… A Wine Tour with a difference This is a wine tour in Provence that’s like […]

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What’s on in Normandy France 2017

Written by on January 25, 2017 in Events
What’s on in Normandy France 2017

Whether it’s celebrating the 500th anniversary of Le Havre, marvelling at Picasso’s sculptures in Rouen, enjoying Dior’s haute couture in Granville or shopping in Honfleur, there will never be a dull moment in Normandy in 2017. 500th anniversary of the city and port of Le Havre To celebrate this milestone anniversary Le Havre will be […]

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What’s New in France for 2017

Written by on January 24, 2017 in Events
What’s New in France for 2017

SOMETHING OLD SOMETHING NEW Lascaux 4 opened its doors in December 2016 bringing to life a complete replica of the world famous, 20,000 year old Lascaux Caves in Dordogne. Housed in the Centre International de l’Art Pariétal Montignac-Lascaux, a brilliant visit. projet-lascaux.com In April 2017 the prestigious wines of the Rhone Valley get a swanky […]

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Fabulous Chalet Rental in Paradiski French Alps

Written by on January 23, 2017 in Rhône Alpes, Ski
Fabulous Chalet Rental in Paradiski French Alps

‘You want us to be guinea pigs?’ I said. ‘Yes,’ said Kat and Stuart Pagram, young newly-weds, recently moved to France from the United Kingdom. ‘We need you to test our new chalet – the food, beds, bathroom, hot tub and sauna.’ Well, who could say no to an offer like that? So I drove […]

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How to Take a Food Tour of Provence

Written by on January 21, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
How to Take a Food Tour of Provence

The cuisine of France is rightly famous, in fact the“gastronomic meal of the French” is even UNESCO listed as part of the “intangible cultural heritage of humanity.” In France the way to savour, to mix and match, the art of eating and drinking, everything flows together making food much more than just a time to […]

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Gary Mullen and The Works One Night of Queen in France

Written by on January 18, 2017 in Music Events, My French Life
Gary Mullen and The Works One Night of Queen in France

It was with some excitement that I ventured out on a chilly January day to the Sceneo events venue in St Omer, northern France. It’s a lovely rural town, but I wasn’t there to enjoy the architecture, fabulous boulangeries and cosy cafés. I was there to meet a man called Gary Mullen and to have […]

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J’Adore La France Tailor Made Holidays in France

Written by on January 17, 2017 in Holidays & Things to do, Tours in France
J’Adore La France Tailor Made Holidays in France

  Karen Slater from the UK fell in love with France whilst at school studying French and since then she has carried on the affair, now helping others to discover this wonderful country. “I love everything about France – the language, the diversity, the history and heritage, the entire way of life. In my experience […]

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