Regions of France

The Ravishing Little Town of Honfleur Normandy

Written by on August 23, 2016 in Normandy, Photo gallery
The Ravishing Little Town of Honfleur Normandy

Honfleur is a working port in Normandy – it’s also one of the prettiest ports I know of in France. What to see in Honfleur Wandering around the harbour and up and down the wiggly cobble stone streets of Honfleur is one of life’s great pleasures. It’s one of the finest places in France for […]

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Gourmet Tours of Provence

Written by on August 21, 2016 in French Cuisine, Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Gourmet Tours of Provence

When you think of France, what usually pops into your head are images of delicious restaurants whose tables and chairs spill out onto sunny terraces, shaded by leafy trees. You can’t help but imagine the most delectable cheeses and the freshest of sweet smelling, just baked baguettes. The image of a bowl of aromatic olive […]

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Postcard From Brittany France

Written by on August 18, 2016 in Brittany, Photo gallery
Postcard From Brittany France

Brittany has 2,800km of coastline and 800 islands or islets, choosing where to go is the hardest part of the trip! We take a look at Brittany in photos to show you just how lovely it is… Postcard from Brittany This is Ile de Groix, great discovered by bike… You have to have a crepe […]

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How To Make Champagne

Written by on August 16, 2016 in Champagne-Ardenne, Wine and Drinks
How To Make Champagne

How to make Champagne: Become a blender for the day in Champagne, the only place where Champagne is made – all the rest are sparkling wines. Grower champagnes are very much en vogue. In a region dominated by the big houses and luxury brands, these small, family run properties, usually comprising just a few hectares […]

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Where To Eat In Paris

Written by on August 15, 2016 in Celebrity Chefs, Gastronomy, Paris
Where To Eat In Paris

80,000 rooms, 14,000 restaurants, 84 of them with Michelin Star status – Paris is a delicious place to take a gourmet break, a wine and dine wonderland… If you’re a lover of French cuisine, and let’s face it, most of us are, then Paris is the perfect city to indulge yourself. From traditional brasseries to […]

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Les Machines de I’ile Nantes

Written by on August 9, 2016 in Pays de la Loire
Les Machines de I’ile Nantes

Nantes in the Pays de la Loire, is a delightful place to visit. It has been named “the most liveable city in France” and the European Green capitol. The old city is restricted to traffic and is mostly pedestrian. A code is required to enter this section of Nantes at various barriers around the city […]

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Sarlat Dordogne In Photos

Written by on August 7, 2016 in Aquitaine, Photo gallery, Places to Go
Sarlat Dordogne In Photos

Sarlat is a town that has retained its ancient good looks to a quite astounding level. Sarlat, or to give it its full name – Sarlat-la-Canéda, is a little bit off the beaten-track and all the better for it. In fact it was very much off the beaten track for almost two centuries from the […]

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What To See And Do In Vannes Brittany France

Written by on August 7, 2016 in Brittany
What To See And Do In Vannes Brittany France

Medieval streets, half-timbered houses, a pretty harbour and a place of gastronomic delight, the walled town of Vannes is one of Brittany’s most charming towns. Visit Vannes In the Morbihan area of Brittany, Vannes invites you to wander around the well-preserved medieval streets before enjoying a harbour-side lunch or a boat trip around the gulf. […]

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The Champagne Growers Town You Can Taste

Written by on August 7, 2016 in Champagne-Ardenne, Wine and Drinks
The Champagne Growers Town You Can Taste

I have popped corks and poured, sipped and slurped Champagne on a regular basis since falling in love with the taste at the age of 18 when someone gave me a bottle of Moet et Chandon for my birthday. I’ve drunk it for birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, New Year and important occasions. Where ever and when ever there […]

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Guide to Avignon, Provence

Written by on August 4, 2016 in Provence-Alpes
Guide to Avignon, Provence

Avignon, once the residence of the Popes in the Middle Ages, is today a vibrant and colourful destination. Visitors can see the Palais des Papes, once home to seven successive popes, the famous pont d’Avignon (the subject of a well-known children’s song), ramparts, churches and chapels as well as wonderful markets. Must-sees in Avignon Palais […]

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