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5 of the best things to do in Toulouse

Written by on October 14, 2018 in Midi-Pyrénées
5 of the best things to do in Toulouse

Toulouse has loads to offer visitors of all ages with some truly outstanding museums and activities – who can resist a go at moon walking!? Architecturally splendid, gastronomically gifted, the sunny city is a terrifically tempting destination. Place du Capitole The Place du Capitole is the beating heart of Toulouse. Located in this immense square […]

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Reviving retreats in France

Written by on October 12, 2018 in Holidays & Things to do
Reviving retreats in France

The Happy Hamlet, a centuries old farm-hamlet in the sunny Tarn-et-Garonne, countryside southwest France, has been transformed into a special hideaway. It has quickly become the place to go for many travellers seeking a relaxing and meaningful holiday. Reenergising retreats in southwest France “Heaven on earth; great people, warm hearts, caring and genuine hospitality. Charming […]

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Some of the best Champagne towns you can visit by train

Written by on October 11, 2018 in Champagne-Ardenne
Some of the best Champagne towns you can visit by train

Seeing the best of Champagne by train is a fun and easy journey. Reims, the capital of Champagne the region, is just 45 minutes by train from Paris. Epernay, known as the capital of Champagne the drink, takes around an hour and a quarter. The two great Champagne towns are linked by rail and it […]

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How to make Crème Caramel classic French desssert

Written by on October 11, 2018 in Desserts
How to make Crème Caramel classic French desssert

This delicious recipe for crème caramel comes from the cook book In the French Kitchen with Kids: Easy, Everyday Dishes for the Whole Family to Make and Enjoy by Mardi Michels of popular blog eat.live.travel.write In her first book, Mardi shows that French food doesn’t have to be complicated. The result is an elegant, approachable cookbook featuring […]

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How to spend 48 hours in Reims Champagne

Written by on October 10, 2018 in Champagne-Ardenne
How to spend 48 hours in Reims Champagne

Known as the Gateway to Champagne, just 45 minutes by train from Paris, this bustling town is renowned for its prestigious champagne houses, Gothic cathedral and Art Deco architecture. Little of the original Roman town remains except Porte Mars, an ancient gateway to the town and the cryptoportico – a semi-underground gallery dating from the […]

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The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2018

Written by on September 17, 2018 in Magazine
The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2018

The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2018 issue is out – and it’s totally free to read online, download a PDF and subscribe to. There’s no catch, sometimes the best things in life really are free. Just click here to access it: The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2018 What’s in the autumn issue of […]

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What’s on in France in October

Written by on September 12, 2018 in Events, Month By Month
What’s on in France in October

National Event in Paris – Nuit Blanche. Held annually on the first Saturday night in October when museums, public buildings, monuments, swimming pools, cinemas, parks, universities and historic sites are open to the public all night – an art and culture party! Read our review of Nuit Blanche here. Event details: quefaire.paris.fr/nuitblanche National Event: Semaine du Gout – […]

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Camping guide to Poitou-Charentes (Nouvelle-Aquitaine)

Camping guide to Poitou-Charentes (Nouvelle-Aquitaine)

Poitou-Charentes (Nouvelle-Aquitaine) in the southwest of France is one of the country’s most popular camping destinations. It’s no wonder, with a diverse landscape incorporating four departments that take in some of the best beaches and most glorious countryside in France, this is a region that makes for very happy campers says Finán O’Donoghue, CEO of […]

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Guide to Calvados – the drink and the place

Written by on September 8, 2018 in Normandy, Wine and Drinks
Guide to Calvados – the drink and the place

Calvados is both a place and a drink. It is a department that lies in the heart of Normandy and includes amongst its many jewels the pretty harbour town of Honfleur, swanky Deauville, and the port town of Caen, capital of Calvados as well as William the conqueror’s last home town. This area is known […]

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Fully catered luxury tandem bike holidays in France

Fully catered luxury tandem bike holidays in France

Discover beautiful, gastronomic south west France on a bicycle made for two… Cycling in France is massively popular and that’s no surprise, in the land of the Tour de France, where roads are less populated and the scenery from a saddle is second to none, riding your bike is an absolutely joy. For 2019, there’s a […]

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