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The fabulous Hotel Marignan Champs-Elysées Paris

Written by on August 16, 2017 in Holidays & Things to do, Paris
The fabulous Hotel Marignan Champs-Elysées Paris

The Hotel Marignan Champs-Elysées is pure luxury, from the entrance with its smart doorman to the dining room with its modern trompe l’oeil, bar with comfy chairs and a grand piano and rooms that are elegantly decorated. On the edge of the Avenue du Champs-Elysees, a few yards from the metro station and right in […]

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Autumn in the south of France is the perfect time to tour

Autumn in the south of France is the perfect time to tour

Autumn in the south of France is a great time to take a visit and enjoy the sights without the summer crowds. The weather is mellow and warm, the light is soft and the locals go about the business of real life. Glampervan in the south of France in Autumn One of the best benefits […]

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Loubressac in the the Lot Dordogne

Written by on August 16, 2017 in Midi-Pyrénées
Loubressac in the the Lot Dordogne

Feel free to challenge me, but there is no more delicious goat’s cheese than Rocamadour Fermier, made at the Ferme Cazal in Loubressac, and served with warm honey. Have lunch in the Restaurant Lou Cantou in Loubressac, with a view reaching out across the stunning Causse de Gramat, and finish your meal with the cheese; […]

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The beautiful village of Autoire in the Dordogne

Written by on August 16, 2017 in Midi-Pyrénées
The beautiful village of Autoire in the Dordogne

Autoire in the Lot Department has gathered its heritage of pigeon lofts, brown tiled roofs and country manor houses in the hollow of a cirque on the limestone plateau between Figeac and Gramat over centuries; yet it remains small enough not even to register on some tourist maps. The village takes its name from the […]

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The places where the locals love to eat and drink in Avignon Provence

Written by on August 15, 2017 in Gastronomy, Provence-Alpes
The places where the locals love to eat and drink in Avignon Provence

I could tell you that Avignon is the heart of Provence – it is. I could tell you that it’s a place of history and culture – it is. But what you might not know is that Avignon is a place to savour – quite literally I mean, because this is a town that’s full […]

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10 great restaurants and bars in Avignon Provence

Written by on August 15, 2017 in Gastronomy, Provence-Alpes
10 great restaurants and bars in Avignon Provence

Avignon is a fabulous foodie destination. The sunny city, the heart of Provence has bars, cafes, bistros and restaurants galore. Just wander and you will find places that are feast for the eyes and the soul as well as the stomach, such as these 10 restaurants and bars that the locals love… Appeals to all […]

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The historic restaurant Moulin de la Galette Montmatre Paris

Written by on August 14, 2017 in Gastronomy, Paris
The historic restaurant Moulin de la Galette Montmatre Paris

Le Moulin de la Galette is a Paris legend, immortalised by none other than the great painter Renoir. Today it’s a restaurant, just as it was when he visited and it’s incredible that we’re able to sit in the shadow of this grand windmill and enjoy a delicious meal, as people have been doing for […]

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The Causse de Gramat Quercy France

Written by on August 14, 2017 in Midi-Pyrénées
The Causse de Gramat Quercy France

The Causse de Gramat is the northernmost of the causses of Quercy, a group of vibrant, shimmering limestone plateaus between the Lot and the Dordogne. Quercy was one of the provinces of pre-Napoleonic France and has a history of repeated invasion from Roman times. By the 10th century, it was ruled by the counts of […]

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The pretty village of Carennac in the Dordogne

Written by on August 14, 2017 in Midi-Pyrénées
The pretty village of Carennac in the Dordogne

Pretty little village of Carennac, Dordogne Carennac, just a short drive from Rocamadour, sits on a rocky terrace overlooking the left bank of the Dordogne. There is a pleasing ensemble of tiled houses and turreted mansions focused on its old priory. It was once the home base of the writer François de Salignac de la […]

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Jardin du Luxembourg the perfect Paris Park

Written by on August 14, 2017 in Paris
Jardin du Luxembourg the perfect Paris Park

If you’re in Paris on a Sunday and you visit the Jardin du Luxembourg, you’ll certainly feel like a local as it’s one of the favourite parks for Parisians… What to see at the Jardin du Luxembourg The Jardin du Luxembourg is situated in the 6th arrondissement between the Quartier Latin and Saint Germain des […]

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