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Here you can learn about France and its history. There is information on French books and interviews with people in France. Also, you can discover French language courses.

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Have Armchair, Will Travel

For me, the greatest deprivation of the COVID era — and admittedly, there’s a lot of competition for that spot — is the loss...
Balzacs coffee pot

A Cup of the Strong Stuff: Honoré de Balzac’s Coffee Habit

The prolific author’s 50-cup a day caffeine habit fuelled night-long writing jags It’s no wonder Honoré de Balzac was so prolific, publishing scores of novels...
Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc

Roc of Ages: The History of an Icon on the Riviera

Guy Hibbert reviews an exquisite new book celebrating 150 years of Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. In 1865, Hippolyte de Villemessant, the publisher who made Le Figaro...