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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Welcome to the The Good Life France Magazine Winter 2017 – completely free to read online, to download a PDF and to subscribe to – and it always will be. Just click on the link to access the online version or download a PDF to read later: The Good Life France Magazine 2017 This issue […]
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. […]
It’s very nearly time for festive fun and fa la la as Christmas is almost upon on us. To spread the Christmas cheer, I’ve teamed up with Titan Travel for their ’12 Days of Blogmas’ to bring you my recipe for snails in garlic butter, a Christmas favourite in France, inspired by the markets of […]
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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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The Chateau de Brissac is a privately owned home that had been in the same family since 1502 – May 26th to be precise! It was bought by a French lord by the name of Brissac and it’s lived in today by his descendants. This chateau, the tallest in France, is set in gorgeous grounds […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… goes the song, and in Paris that’s certainly true. Christmas is when the city of light pulls out all the stops, the streets glitter and the shops are chock-a-block with gifts and goodies to lure you in! Many shops go all out festive – even opening on […]
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It’s in the impressive shadow of the snow-capped Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in the beautiful, French Alps, that you’ll find the ski resort of Flaine. Located in the Haute Savoie region, and part of the Grand Massif ski-ing area, Flaine has earned itself the nickname of “big snowy bowl”, as it boasts one of […]
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