Win a copy of Eight Months in Provence by Diane Covington-Carter

16 Jul

Win a copy of this book that’s written from the heart, a charming tale that’s easy to read. An inspiring “it’s never too late”, feel good memoir that will sweep you along on the author’s journey as she finds herself in the France of her dreams. For thirty years, Diane Covington-Carter dreamed of living in […]

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Ryder Cup Paris 2018

13 Jul

Paris is playing host to the one of the greatest golf matches in the world in September 2018. The Ryder Cup, a contest between between the top golfers of Europe and the visiting team from the United States will be hosted at Le Golf National course, at Guyancourt, near Paris. Ryder Cup Paris 2018 From […]

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Magical Music Festival in a medieval Chateau, southern France

9 Jul

A medieval French chateau is to be the setting for the first edition of La Machine du Vin, an exceptional music festival featuring DJs such as Claptone, 2manydjs and Booka Shade. ‘La machine du vin’ combines music, wine, food and art into one festival in the south of France The French expression “Vivre comme un […]

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The effects of Brexit on the French property market

9 Jul

In a referendum on 23rd June 2016 the UK electorate voted to leave the European Union and the world looked on to see what the political and economic impact would be. Though still in the “negotiation” phase, officially the UK will leave the EU on 29th March 2019. However,  a transition period has been put in […]

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Win a copy of Le Selfie Gascon by Perry Taylor

6 Jul

Le Selfie Gascon is Perry Taylor’s third book of humorous drawings from France. It’s a work of gentle wit and humour from the artist who takes inspiration from daily life in the south of France. Beautifully drawn scenes of life in Gascony, old ladies on bikes, avenues of plane trees and fields of golden wheat conjure […]

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UNESCO status for Chaine des Puys, Auvergne

4 Jul

The peeks of 80 dormant volcanoes in central France known as the Chaîne des Puys, including the famous Puy de Dome, have been granted World Heritage status by UNESCO. The chain of volcanoes becomes mainland France’s first natural Heritage site and were granted UNESCO status on 2 July 2018. This unique landscape now joins sites […]

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Perfect summer holiday villas in France with cool pools

28 Jun

Summer in France, sunny days, balmy evenings, historic villages, wonderful beaches, fabulous fresh produce and – a dip in your own swimming pool. Whether it’s to cool off, to relax, to play with the kids or to start the day with a splash of healthy exercise, a pool is great to have when the sun’s […]

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