French Alps: Ski and Mountain Resort News

Dreaming of a post-lockdown ski safari in the Swiss and French Alps? Here’s where to find us this winter season. (Fingers crossed) Need to Know: Ski resorts are establishing details of how things will work:...

Ski This Winter: 7 Reasons Val d’Allos is Your Dream Destination

Perhaps you’re someone who looks forward to the winter ski season all year round. Or maybe you’re new to the slopes and you’re keen to learn. You may be someone who simply enjoys the...

Foraging in the French Alps

“To be honest,” says our guide Simone. “I’ve never seen a mushroom like that before.” Poking out of the forest floor is a pale, heart-shaped fungi oozing what looks like blood. It’s not blood,...
Savoie Mont Blanc

Savoie Mont Blanc: Ski and Snow in the French Alps

Are you ready to have an epic winter break in the mountains? Now, more than ever, we all need fresh air and a recharge of our batteries... away from all the crowds, a retreat to...

Why Ski Touring Is Becoming so Popular: Choose Chamonix Mont-Blanc

According to the Ski Club of Great Britain, ski touring is the biggest niche market worldwide in skiing at present! “Ski de Randonnée” as the French call it, is simply hiking uphill on skis and...

Great Canal Journey: A Trip through Paris on the Canal Saint-Martin

Sceptical at first, Marion Sauvebois finds the pot(s) of gold at the end of the rainbow on a cruise along the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris A bateau-mouche jolly on the Seine can feel a bit...
Catherine Vedder Zumba

A Perfect Match: Practice French with Online Zumba en Français

Zumba is a popular Latin dance-based fitness class that can burn 600+ calories a session. Learning French is a constant for many who attend online Alliance Française French classes or use other French learning...
Aveyron Gorges

What To See and Do in Tarn-et-Garonne

With lots of natural scenic splendour, this is a great place to get out and about, by boat, by bike or on foot Related articles: Great Destinations, The Waterways of Tarn-et-Garonne 12 Essential Visits in Tarn-et-Garonne Wine...

Biking in the Buff: Cyclonudista Arrives in France for the First Time

All eyes may be on the Tour de France now, but the city of Rennes witnessed a different kind of cycling event this past weekend. Running errands and shopping the marché on Saturday morning, les...
Château de Noirmoutier

12 Things to Do at Île de Noirmoutier in the Vendée

Twelve Outstanding Experiences Not to Miss on the Île de Noirmoutier Related article: The Lure of La Vendée in Pays de la Loire Château de Noirmoutier Dominating the skyline of Noirmoutier-en-l’Île is the 20-metre-high keep of this...