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The Expat Good Life in Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Written by on February 29, 2020 in Living in France
The Expat Good Life in Pyrénées-Atlantiques

The Pyrénées-Atlantiques department is in the far southwest of France in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. It borders Spain and includes the seaside superstar Biarritz, mountains and glorious countryside. Taking its name from the Pyrenees mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, the department is roughly half Pays Basque Country and half Béarn. We talk to Charlie Ellis, an […]

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5 must see WW2 sites in Normandy, France

Written by on February 27, 2020 in Normandy, Tours in France
5 must see WW2 sites in Normandy, France

To understand what WW2 was truly like, you must take a trip to Normandy, France to see where some of the most monumental events took place. The turning point of the war occurred in this region and the battle sites are meticulously preserved with many relics. It makes Normandy a must-visit to learn about and […]

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Top tips for visits to Disneyland Paris

Written by on February 27, 2020 in Paris, Theme Parks
Top tips for visits to Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris is the most visited theme park in Europe. Clearly everyone loves a little magic in their lives! Being this popular could mean that getting in to enjoy all that Disneyland Paris offers, isn’t as much fun as you’d like. But that’s not the case if you sort your tickets out in advance. Klook.com […]

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Three great spring destinations in France

Written by on February 22, 2020 in Places to Go
Three great spring destinations in France

Banish those winter blues with a spring break in France…. Spring sees the return of a warm sun in France. Vineyards are flourishing, the beaches are enticing, the countryside is filled with the scent of blossom from cherry, almond, lemon and orange trees. Shops and patisseries are filled with drool-worthy sweet things like edible works […]

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Best wine tours Provence

Written by on February 22, 2020 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Best wine tours Provence

The Rhone Valley is the ultimate wine lovers destination. And there’s no better way to discover this beautiful area of Provence and its vineyards than with a three day tour with a local expert guide. This is a unique chance to experience the real Provence. You’ll meet local wine makers, visit the grand domaines and […]

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Beautiful chateau wedding venue in Dordogne France

Written by on February 14, 2020 in Aquitaine, Wedding Expertise
Beautiful chateau wedding venue in Dordogne France

If you’re thinking of getting married in France or celebrating your wedding in France – there’s not much that beats the romance and ambiance of a fairy tale chateau wedding venue in the heart of gorgeous Dordogne. The Chateau de Sadillac is the ideal wedding venue in Dordogne, historic, luxurious and in the most stunning […]

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Brilliant day trips from Avignon Provence

Written by on February 13, 2020 in Provence-Alpes
Brilliant day trips from Avignon Provence

Day trips from Avignon to see the best of Provence are easy, but you will need wheels to see some of those off the beaten track beauties. If you don’t want to hire a car and drive, meet Emily Durand of Your Private Chauffeur Provence. She has lived in the area for many years. She’s […]

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Will Brexit affect Travel to France in 2020?

Written by on February 5, 2020 in News
Will Brexit affect Travel to France in 2020?

ABTA (The Travel Association of British Travel Agents) has updated advice for travellers from the UK to Europe. This latest advice highlights that the UK is on track to enter a transition period from the end of January 2020 meaning that all travel requirements and arrangements will remain the same until at least the end […]

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Top events in France in March

Written by on February 4, 2020 in Month By Month
Top events in France in March

Spring officially starts on March 20, 2020 and festivals and events, as well as blossom, bursts into life all over the country. We take a look at some of the top events in France in March … What’s on in France in March? Provence, Tourrettes-sur-Loup, Alpes Maritime, Festival of Violets 29th February- 1st March 2020. The whole […]

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How to make Croissants

Written by on February 3, 2020 in Gastronomy
How to make Croissants

Golden, flaky, buttery croissants… There’s nothing quite like a fresh baked, straight out of the oven, still warm and steaming croissant to make your spirit soar. They’re not super easy to make. It takes time to get it right, and time to chill the ingredients. You might need a few goes before you get it […]

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