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What to See and Do in Normandy in 2021

As well as the famous D-day beaches, there are outdoor adventures, festivals galore and beautiful villages in Normandy. Related article: The Timeless Charms of Normandy, What’s New in 2021 WAR AND PEACE The British Normandy Memorial at...
L’Oustau Camarguen

L’oustau Camarguen: Where to Eat in Le Grau-du-Roi

As is true of so many people during the pandemic in France, I ended up learning a great deal about the pleasures to be found in my own backyard. Or in this case, the...
cairns on the beach

Le Dernier Mot: Cairns, A Monumental Problem

The trend for rock-stacking is having unexpected consequences, as Kristin discovers. My husband and I were strolling along the seafront when we noticed one of those man-made rock sculptures on the beach. A delicate balance...
Coteaux d’Aix

Pretty and Pink: A Rosé Made in Provençal Wine Country

Raise a glass to (of) Château Calisanne – jewel of the Coteaux d’Aix – a rosé made in archtypal Provençal wine country, the commune of Lançon-Provence in the Bouches-du-Rhône to be precise. This cradle...
Author photo Rebekah Peppler

Exclusive Recipes: How to Dine like the French

In her new book À Table: Recipes for Cooking and Eating the French Way, Rebekah Peppler shares no-nonsense, easy-to-follow recipes which are guaranteed to bring an authentic taste of France to your own dinner...
The students create organic breads at Thomas Teffri-Chambelland’s school

École internationale de boulangerie: The Students Using Their Loaf

Near Sisteron, in the remote Jabron valley, Thomas Teffri-Chambelland runs the École internationale de boulangerie, a unique bakery school. Patrice Bertrand finds out more. “This isn’t just an educational centre perched in the mountains. It’s...
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American Friends Musée d’Orsay to Toast its 10th Anniversary

The American Friends Musée d’Orsay (AFMO) is a U.S. non-profit organisation initiated by American citizens who recognised the contribution made by the Musée d’Orsay to American museums and to the American public. In 2008, motivated...
Quai de Montebello

Parisian Walkways: The Bouquinistes of Paris

Jeffrey T Iverson browses through Paris’s famous outdoor bookstalls to meet the ‘brave merchants of wit’ who have lined the banks of the Seine for hundreds of years. What is the most quintessential symbol of...
American Library gala at the Automobile Club of France

Save the Date: The 2021 American Library in Paris Gala

On September 23rd, 2021, for the first time in over a year, the American Library in Paris will hold an in-person event, their annual Gala Dinner. This event is the Library’s most important fundraiser...
Jardin Exotique

Gardens of the Côte d’Azur

Guy Hibbert discovers a slice of paradise amidst the exotic and colourful gardens of the French Riviera. When you picture wealthy people enjoying the balmy climate of the Côte d’Azur the image that springs to...