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Paris et Le Jour de la Saint Valentin
By Milenna Pessoa on Feb 13 2018

Dubbed one of the most romantic cities in the world, Paris is the destination of choice for many couples looking to celebrate their amour. Poetry, music, art, gastronomy, isn't everything just a tiny bit more romantic in Français? Paris rhymes with romanticism, walks hand in hand along one of its narrow alleyways and breathtaking sunsets by the Seine. And when it comes to romantic getaways,... Read More

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Banish post-festive blues with holiday plans
By Alison Cummings on Jan 9 2018

Come January, life can seem more than a little flat. One of the best ways to banish the midwinter blues is to book your next break. So, it’s a great time of year for planning for and thinking about warmer weather and holiday freedom. Equally, of course, especially if you have school age children and are tied into term dates, planning ahead also gives you a lot more chance of getting your ho... Read More

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Top French Christmas Markets
By Alison Cummings on Dec 20 2017

Do your Christmas shopping in style this year, and have a short break holiday to France at the same time! Here is a round-up of some of the best Christmas Markets France has to offer. Lille The 80 minute Eurostar link makes this one of, if not the, most popular French Christmas markets to visit among the British. The market is situated in Place Rihour and caterers for all budgets and tastes. The... Read More

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It's getting closer to Christmas - drinking habits France v Britain?
By Alison Cummings on Dec 13 2017

As we get closer and closer to Christmas, and the infamous work party and the neighbour’s mulled wine and mince pies festive “do” looms, many of us will be heading for an alcohol-soaked few weeks. Between the cauldrons of mulled wine, the spiced cider, the Christmas day bucks fizz; it’s easy for the build up to Christmas to roll into one long binge. Unless, of course,... Read More

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Why Megeve is the perfect base for your winter holiday
By Alison Cummings on Nov 21 2017

The incredible town of Megève is an absolutely perfect resort to go skiing in this winter. It is an exquisite ski resort and is considered to be one of the best in Europe because of its amazing facilities and luxurious feel. It was the first ski resort built in the French Alps and because of the wide range of activities available, it is a hugely popular destination for both skiers and non-s... Read More

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Famous French Landmarks
By Alison Cummings on Oct 23 2017

France is bursting with famous landmarks, many of which are designated UNESCO World Heritage sites. Sadly, when we think of French landmarks, we rarely get further than Paris. The Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe and the Sacre Coer just roll off the tongue. But what about some the ancient and downright fascinating features of France that reside outside of the capital? This article tak... Read More

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