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10 Reasons to visit Paris in Autumn

Written by on August 16, 2018 in Paris
10 Reasons to visit Paris in Autumn

Autumn in France means is a time of joie de vivre and in Paris the weather is usually mellow, culture is on the menu, plus walks in parks where the leaves on the trees are red and gold is a memorable experience as is hot chocolate in a square and so much more. Autumn is […]

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Take the train from Paris to Reims and enjoy the Champagne lifestyle!

Written by on August 16, 2018 in Champagne-Ardenne
Take the train from Paris to Reims and enjoy the Champagne lifestyle!

There’s nothing quite like the pop of a Champagne bottle to make you feel festive and with Reims, the capital of Champagne so close to Paris, there’s no excuse not to go! Take the Train to Reims from Paris With Reims, the capital of Champagne, just 45 minutes from Paris by train it’s the perfect […]

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Win a copy of Riviera Dreaming by Maureen Emerson

Written by on August 16, 2018 in Competitions
Win a copy of Riviera Dreaming by Maureen Emerson

Riviera Dreaming by Maureen Emerson is fascinating book which explores the lives of architect Barry Dierks and his lover Eric Sawyer. They changed the face of the French Riviera, developing an architecture empire remodelling and building homes and gardens for their star studded cliental including film executive Jack Warner, playwright Somerset Maugham and the rich […]

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What to see and do in Aix-en-Provence

Written by on August 1, 2018 in Provence-Alpes
What to see and do in Aix-en-Provence

Provence has many villages, valleys, vineyards and orchards. The slow life in the breath-taking countryside is what attracts many to the area, but sometimes you might feel like a little urban action. Aix-en-Provence, or Aix (pronounced X, like the letter) as the locals call it, is the perfect city for a hit of European cosmopolitan […]

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Gorgeous gites and B&B in Charente-Maritime | Cottages and Classics

Gorgeous gites and B&B in Charente-Maritime | Cottages and Classics

There’s nothing ordinary about a holiday with Cottages and Classics gites and B&B at La Rose des Vents. The former Cognac domaine consists of an elegant Manor House and two charming cottages in La Tacherie, in the heart of stunning Charente-Maritime, southwest France. A relaxing break in Charente-Maritime Cottages and Classics offer a diverse range of […]

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The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2018

Written by on July 1, 2018 in Magazine
The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2018

Summer is served in the free to read online, download a PDF and subscribe to The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2018 – and it always will be free. Just click here to access it: The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2018 In this sunny issue discover Calvados, Grenoble and Toulouse Calvados is a department […]

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4 of the best restaurants in Nice that are also great value

Written by on March 5, 2018 in Provence-Alpes
4 of the best restaurants in Nice that are also great value

There are hundreds of restaurants in Nice – the only challenge in enjoying great southern French dishes, is which one to pick. They’re big on flavour in the south of France, the Mediterranean influence is tinged with a hint of Italian style. These four restaurants are in the centre, not expensive and all offer the […]

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Day Trip to Lyon from Paris by train

Written by on March 4, 2018 in Rhône Alpes
Day Trip to Lyon from Paris by train

A shade under 2 hours on a fast train from Paris will bring you to the south of France and the lovely city of Lyon. The gastronomic capital of France, Lyon is a feast for the eyes, the soul and the stomach. Janine Marsh seeks out tempting visits for culture vultures and  shoppers and finds […]

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5 sensational spring visits in France

Written by on February 27, 2018 in Holiday Travel
5 sensational spring visits in France

As winter starts to retreat, it’s time to think about a spring break in France. The days get longer, the birds sing louder and the sun gently caresses the land. It’s the perfect time for a breath of fresh air and a re-energising French holiday. Donna Sloane, general manager at French Connections holiday rentals shares her […]

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Le Grand Bornand Haute-Savoie

Written by on February 26, 2018 in Rhône Alpes
Le Grand Bornand Haute-Savoie

The French Alps are not just about snow and après-ski. For a holiday where you’ll experience the most amazing scenery, activities and food – look no further than the Annecy ski resorts in spring, summer and autumn. Summer in Le Grand Bornand Le Grand Bornand is a popular all year round destination with the French […]

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