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Four essential tips to help make your holiday home pay

Written by on November 21, 2017 in Gîtes in France, Property in France
Four essential tips to help make your holiday home pay

Mediterranean beaches, majestic mountains for winter skiing and cycling in summer, and some of the most popular cities in the world – France is the perfect place to buy a holiday home that you can also rent to tourists. But what type of property is best and where do you even start looking? Buying a […]

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Best French Immersion courses in France

Written by on November 21, 2017 in Courses, Learn French
Best French Immersion courses in France

If you want to learn French, to speak it like a local and understand it fully, the best way to learn is undoubtedly by immersion. It’s also great fun and when you’re able to fully immerse yourself in the culture and essence of France – it really does help you to learn better and easier. […]

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The most chic and best cocktail bars in Paris

Written by on November 21, 2017 in Paris, Wine and Drinks
The most chic and best cocktail bars in Paris

You’re totally spoiled for choice if you’re in the mood for a stylish setting to sip that perfect sundowner in Paris. Will it be a Mimosa (classic Champagne and orange juice) or a French 75 (gin, brandy and Champagne)? Whatever your fancy we’ve got you covered. Sip into something more comfortable and check out our […]

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Meeting the makers of Legendary Reblochon cheese in Haute Savoie

Written by on November 21, 2017 in Gastronomy, Rhône Alpes
Meeting the makers of Legendary Reblochon cheese in Haute Savoie

“This is a little corner of Paradise” says the old lady throwing her arms wide and indicating at the window of her farmhouse in the mountains of Haute Savoie, not far from Annecy. We are sitting in her kitchen on a July afternoon and it is unseasonably cloudy – a rarity for this month she […]

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Fabulous long stay winter holidays in France

Written by on November 20, 2017 in Holidays & Things to do
Fabulous long stay winter holidays in France

A long holiday in France might be just the thing to escape the winter weather. Or perhaps you’re thinking of checking out an area for a potential move to France. A long winter break gives you a great chance to do some house hunting, get to know a region and experience the way of life. […]

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Hotel Belles Rives Antibes southern France

Written by on November 20, 2017 in Provence-Alpes
Hotel Belles Rives Antibes southern France

The frivolous lyrics from Cole Porter’s Let’s Misbehave might very well have epitomized the mood on the Côte d’Azur when the song was published in 1927. “There’s something wild about you child, That’s so contagious. Let’s be outrageous, Let’s misbehave!!!” Not only was he penning the song, but quite possibly Porter was working through it while he hung […]

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The absolutely best Loire Valley tours 

Written by on November 16, 2017 in Centre, Tours in France
The absolutely best Loire Valley tours 

The Loire Valley is peppered with chateaux of all shapes and sizes and if you love castles – there’s no better place to explore. The Loire Valley is also home to magnificent vineyards, glorious countryside, enchanting little villages, historic cities and fabulous markets. It’s known as the garden of France, the Valley of the Kings […]

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The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2017

Written by on September 18, 2017 in Magazine
The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2017

I’m thrilled to share with you the Autumn issue of The Good Life France Magazine. It’s completely free to read online, free to download a PDF and free to subscribe to – and it always will be. The Good Life France Magazine Autumn issue Click here for: The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2017 This […]

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Unique Gypsy Jazz tour in the south of France

Written by on September 18, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Unique Gypsy Jazz tour in the south of France

To many, the sound of gypsy jazz, or Jazz manouche in French, is the quintessential sound of France. Upbeat, uplifting, joyful and oh so French. When you hear the lilting music, it instantly conjures up an image in your mind of a 2cv clattering down an empty road, chickens at the window, sunflowers in the […]

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Discover authentic Provence with this unique gourmet cultural tour

Discover authentic Provence with this unique gourmet cultural tour

A trip to Provence is often the trip of a lifetime. It’s a very special place and when you visit, you want to have a very special time and to create unique experiences and memories that you’ll cherish for ever. Martine Bertin-Peterson at Gout et Voyage puts it this way “if you want to experience […]

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