Unleash your spirit of adventure on a guided, custom tour of Gascony where you’ll taste the wonderful wines and famous Armagnac of this sunny southwest region of France. Wine and Armagnac Enthusiasts Adventure Join a two-day tour to taste the spirit of Gascony tucked away in the southwest corner of France. This is a land […]
Jane Vernon from Staffordshire UK, moved to France in 2005. Her first home was near Marmande, a tranquil town in the Lot-et-Garonne, southwest France. However, she recently moved to the town of Duras in the same area, with her four children. As an agent of Leggett Immobillier, the award-winning agency in France, her property portfolio […]
Paris is known as the City of Lights but at Christmas it turns into the City of fairy lights. Strings of lights hang from the trees in wide avenues, beautiful boulevards and cobbled side streets. Shops and department stores vie with each other to create magical displays, Christmas market stalls teem with gourmet food and […]
You might be surprised to know that there’s loads to do in Paris during the festive season! On the big day, some of the major museums are open, not all restaurants are open but there are quite a few, bars, attractions and even some shops are open. We asked Paris local Barbara Pasquet-James for her […]
A brilliant gift for wine lovers everywhere from the family run company www.my3dvines.com. Win a row of vines in France Two lucky winners will be able to choose from 9 of the most iconic, authentic world famous wine locations in France from Champagne to Bordeaux as well as less well-known but truly special appellations and […]
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What happens when you take two tour guides who are passionate about Provence and put them together – the ultimate tour of the best of Provence is what! Expats Emily from America and Carolyne from Canada, have both been in Provence for many years and discovered each other’s blogs about Provence a few years ago. […]
Samoëns is one of the least known ski centres in the French Alps outside of France – it’s also one of the best. Here’s why we think its a brilliant ski destination and we tell you our secret brilliant place to stay when you visit… Samoëns– one of the best ski centres in France In […]
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France is an all year round destination offering something for everyone. When we think of winter in France, we generally think of skiing in the Alps or the Pyrenees. But, there is so much more to this fascinating country at this time of the year. If you are a lover of myths and enchanting stories […]
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The phone suddenly burst into life with a sudden jolt of energy, and picking it up, I heard a distant voice, “Susan? Susan? Is that you? I think I may have found something….”. My heart gave a lurch of excitement, the dread I had been feeling for a week lifting tantalisingly off my chest. There […]
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. […]