Scenic Country and Coastal Self-catering Holidays in France

12 Jul

France is a treasure chest of inspiring destinations. For this reason you have plenty of options when it comes to holidays in France. However, such an abundance of choices creates a dilemma. Which one should you choose? If you are longing to escape to the countryside or coast, and if your preference is a self-catering […]

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Sarlat, Dordogne | A time warp town to fall in love with

10 Jul

You just can’t help but fall in love with Sarlat in Dordogne. The medieval buildings, fabulous market and gourmet food shops are so enticing. The cobbled streets lure you on to discover winding alleyways, steep stairways and their treasures. It’s a town where restaurants serve the most delicious of local dishes with pride and flair. […]

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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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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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Les Villages Nature Paris family resort in Paris near Disneyland

2 Jul

Deep in the heart of rural countryside yet just 30km from the centre of Paris you’ll discover Les Villages Nature Paris. A holiday resort that’s perfect for those who want to spend time at Disneyland Paris, who love nature, want a taste of la vie Francais, love sports activities, want a family break with loads […]

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Les Villages Nature Paris family resort in Paris near Disneyland

2 Jul

Deep in the heart of rural countryside yet just 30km from the centre of Paris you’ll discover Les Villages Nature Paris. A holiday resort that’s perfect for those who want to spend time at Disneyland Paris, who love nature, want a taste of la vie Francais, love sports activities, want a family break with loads […]

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Recipe for Nonnettes – traditional cakes of Burgundy, France

29 Jun

The recipe for nonnettes – a speciality of Dijon in Burgundy finds its origins in the Middle Ages… Recipe for Orange Nonnettes with Grand Marnier Ingredients: makes 12 150ml water 80g butter 200ml honey 50g light brown sugar 1 tbsp pain d’épices spices 2 tbsps Grand Marnier 180g whole wheat flour 100g all-purpose flour 1 […]

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