Category Archive: General

Six Free Things To Do In Paris

Jardin Saint Vincent

Contrary to what some people may think, a visit to the City of Light need not break the bank, so to prove it, we’ve put together half a dozen great […]

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Not all that is French is in France… or Europe!

Manchot Sanguinaire - map of French Overseas départements, regions, collectivités, and territories

Did you know that nearly 20% of the territory of France lies outside Europe? These regions are known as “DOM-TOM” (overseas departments and territories), and over 2.5 million French citizens […]

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Les Muscadétours Returns This Weekend

les muscadétours 2014

This weekend, in the heart of the Loire Valley, the vineyards of Nantes play host to Les Muscadétours, now in its third year, which returns for another three days of […]

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France’s Wonderful Waterways

Péniches sur la Seine à Paris by Pline

Before the advent of railway, rivers were the main transportation routes in France. France is home to 24 rivers which exceed 300 km in length, whereas Italy and Britain only […]

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Four Secret Paris Eateries

chez louisette by Benoît Deniaud

Stuck for somewhere great to eat while in the City of Light? We have the answer to your tummy rumbles! Café A – Facebook page 148 rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin, […]

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Chocolate, Caves and Pebble Palaces – Five Places In France You May Not Have Considered Visiting

Postman Cheval Palais Idéal

Fed up with waiting in line for ages for the main tourist attractions? Want to discover something rather more unique? We’re fond of seeking out the less talked-about things to […]

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French Or Not?

baguette by DocteurCosmos

French fries are not French. Nor are French toast, French dressing, and French fried onions (French is the name of the fried onion company). And that’s not all; quiche, croissants, […]

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Three Great Hotels You May Not Have Heard Of In Paris

marais house

Go to any city in the world, and there are always some constants – the same fast-food places, the same big-name stores, and the same hotel chains. In one respect, […]

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Would you like history with that?

Voltaire and Diderot at Café Procope

Le Procope opened in 1686, and has been in continous operation ever since. Why not take a walk along Rue de l’Ancienne Comédie, in Paris‘ 6th arrondissement, and have a […]

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Practice Your Language Skills With Franglish!

Franglish

Do you ever get frustrated when in France, that some folks just don’t seem to be able to understand you, even when you speak your best, carefully-practiced French? Have you […]

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