Monthly Archives: November 2016

Fall in France

I’ll just come right out and say it – there is no better time to visit France than the autumn months. It’s crisp in the north, warm in the south, and after a summer of fun the French get back int their routines and you can get a real feel […]

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3 Days in Nice: Itinerary Ideas

If you’re doing 10 days in Paris, first of all, good for you! But if I may, could I suggest a delightful little side trip to Nice? Taken in the middle of your trip, this vacation within a vacation (INCEPTION!) will have you returning to Paris feeling like it’s home […]

France Travel News 08/31/2011

Bungee Jumping – The Joy of Falling The heart-stopping story of bungee jumping in France – IN FRENCH. Conjoncture : La nouvelle vie des ampoules sur le Net Today marks the incandescent bulbs of 40 watts are officially withdrawn from sale in France. The planned withdrawal of such lamps began […]

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Great Corsica Hotels

Most visitors to the island of Corsica rent a vacation home, but there are great hotels deals to be had. Below, we give you our top picks for hotels in Bastia, Calvi, Ajaccio and Cargèse. But first, here are some helpful links to help you get started: How to plan […]

What to Eat in France

Consider this your French food encyclopedia, because it’s my favorite topic of conversation and you deserve nothing less. Here we go! Five Golden Rules of Eating in France Eat seasonally. For the most part, you won’t have any choice in the matter because by and large, chefs in France wouldn’t […]

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France Travel News 08/23/2011

The Top 10 walking destinations around the world Includes Camino Frances/El Camino de Santiago St. Jean Pied de Port, France, to Compostela, Spain More often than not, hiking entails high trees, rocks, poisonous plants, tents and the daunting task of cooking over a fire. If this sounds more like a […]

Budget Airlines that Fly to Toulouse

You may not have Toulouse on your vacation radar. Heck, you may never even have heard of Toulouse! But it’s home to one of the aeronautic industry’s biggest testing facilities, which means everyone from engineers to airline execs need to get there. What does that mean for vacationing Francophiles? Jackpot! […]

France Travel News 08/18/2011

Baguette Vending Machine Provides 24 Hour Baked Bread In Paris French baker Jean-Louis Hecht created a baguette vending machine to provide 24 hour fresh-baked bread to Parisians (see a video of the machine). Installed in the beginning of the year, the machine dispensed 4,500 baguettes in July alone. Blockhaus DY62, […]