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Visit the sensational town of Saint-Emilion Bordeaux

Written by on January 30, 2017 in Aquitaine
Visit the sensational town of Saint-Emilion Bordeaux

Saint-Émilion is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine region in southwest France. Perched on a limestone hilltop like a graceful balcony above the Dordogne Valley. In 1999, Saint Émilion became a UNESCO World Heritage Site, honored for its cultural landscape and historical vineyards. This medieval, fairytale town is a maze of curlicue ballast […]

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Pickled in the past, the beautiful town of Bourg France

Written by on January 20, 2017 in Aquitaine
Pickled in the past, the beautiful town of Bourg France

Bourg has a fairy tale looking village, a chateau and fabulous good looks that entice visitors to want to return again and again… Blaye and Bourg in the Gironde Department, Aquitaine (Nouvelle Aquitaine as it was renamed in 2016), are synonymous in history and heritage but each embraces a special legacy, where they walked hand-in-hand […]

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Discovering the secrets of Paris | Eglise Saint Augustin

Written by on January 13, 2017 in Paris
Discovering the secrets of Paris | Eglise Saint Augustin

There’s something about ambling through the side streets of Paris, ducking into passageways, stopping in a quiet spot to sit, reflect and admire the beauty of the City of Light, all the while attempting to discover more of its glory. If you are the type of visitor who needs a bit more; who aims to […]

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3 Top Tips to discover the Paris of locals on a budget

Written by on December 19, 2016 in Arty, Paris
3 Top Tips to discover the Paris of locals on a budget

  Paris is always a good idea but can be expensive for most travelers, but there are ways to make your money go further. Discover the Paris of locals, authentic and real, gorgeous as always but not expensive. It’s all too easy to keep to the tourist destinations but look a little further and you’ll […]

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Château Royal De Cazeneuve Préchac France

Written by on November 10, 2016 in Wine and Drinks
Château Royal De Cazeneuve Préchac France

The alluring Gironde countryside is a wine lover’s paradise and every traveler’s dream. This area is a feast for the senses: panoramic views, storybook castles, chateau-dotted hillsides, and winding rivers,  all nestled among flourishing vineyards, in the heart of the Aquitaine. Here we discover the time-worn Cazeneuve Castle, ancestral residence of the House of Albret […]

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Le Train Bleu Paris

Written by on October 8, 2016 in Arty, Funky, Paris, Quirky, Romantic
Le Train Bleu Paris

Paris, France needs little introduction as the cosmopolitan capital city of France, located in the north central part of the country. The City of Light is just waiting for you to amble through the side streets, duck into passageways and discover hidden treasures that will leave an indelible impression on your heart. With so much […]

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Auvers-sur-Oise in the footsteps of Van Gogh

Written by on September 28, 2016 in Art and Artists, Picardy
Auvers-sur-Oise in the footsteps of Van Gogh

Auvers-sur-Oise in Picardy, northern France, needs little introduction as the last place that Vincent van Gogh lived and painted in 1890, during the last seventy days of his life. Located northwest of Paris; a mere 30 minute train ride to this quaint, picturesque artists’ village, it is here – that if only for a brief […]

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What To See And Do In Historic Bordeaux France

Written by on September 20, 2016 in Aquitaine
What To See And Do In Historic Bordeaux France

Travel is like many other things in life – we get what we put into it. So much of the pleasure of travel is anticipation: plotting the route, learning about history and culture, imagining the sights, and stumbling into new discoveries. La Belle Bordeaux Bordeaux is often referred to as the “Port of the Moon” […]

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Reasons To Visit Mesmerising Menton France

Written by on August 29, 2016 in Provence-Alpes
Reasons To Visit Mesmerising Menton France

Years ago, when I first vacationed in Menton, I was instantly smitten with my new discovery.  I had found a place with luminous light, a shimmering sea, ancient villas and flower-filled terraces, all washed in dreamy pastel watercolors.   Who wouldn’t be enchanted by this magical place? Menton sits in the southeastern corner of the Cote […]

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The Good Life France Writers

Written by on November 15, 2013 in Our Writers
The Good Life France Writers

Our writers are a mix of journalists, authors and passionate bloggers. Many are expats who live in France and love to share their knowledge and expertise with others. Some  have written books about France – guides, history, culture, cookery and more and others are experts in the practical daily life issues of France. All of […]

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