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Read the Signs: Rue Des Anglais in Paris

The English are Coming! La rue des Anglais appears on maps of Paris in 1760, snaking...
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The Timeless Charms of Normandy: What’s New in 2021

With its long sandy beaches, lush interior and rich history, Normandy has always offered an...
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An Exhibition Dedicated to Brussels Designers in Belgium’s Capital

Belgian fashion is a major phenomenon on the international scene... But did you know that Brussels...
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Exclusive Recipes: How to Dine like the French

In her new book À Table: Recipes for Cooking and Eating the French Way, Rebekah...
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French Cinema: Profile of Actress Catherine Deneuve

She was the original ice blonde and has gone on to become one of France's...
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The King’s Menagerie: The Sun King’s Animal Kingdom at Versailles

As if Versailles weren’t awe-inspiring enough, Louis XIV wowed visitors with a vast menagerie of...

Accommodation in France

Les Sources de Cheverny is shaking things up in the Loire

Les Sources de Cheverny Near Blois in the Loire Valley

At long last, the lovely Loire Valley is enjoying a reset with the opening of a new generation of relaxed and charming hotels that...
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The Timeless Charms of Normandy: What’s New in 2021

With its long sandy beaches, lush interior and rich history, Normandy has always offered an idyllic French fix. But this year, Gillian Thornton finds...
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Where to Stay and Eat in Brittany in 2021

Our choice of hotels and restaurants to enjoy during your trip. Related articles: The Littoral Charms of Brittany 12 Essential Visits in Brittany HOTELS Sainte-Barbe Hôtel & Spa,...
Vineyard and mountains: Château Romanin

Wine Tasting Near St-Rémy-de-Provence

Provence is a wine lover’s paradise, and wines have been produced there for thousands of years. My wife and I live part of the...
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Join a Live Bastille Day Celebration Barbecue on Lake Annecy

Live on Zoom, from Duingt, France, on the western shore of Lake Annecy, Master Chef Jean-Louis Gerin will be hosting a French barbecue demonstration...
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French Product Spotlight: Maison Berthe Guilhem

We have all heard of the Cleopatra-endorsed benefits of bathing in ass’s milk, but using goat’s milk as a base for soaps is less...
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