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Nov 11, 2021

7 Non-Touristy Things To Do In Paris

If you've already seen the highlights, perhaps it's time to explore some fun non-touristy things to do in Paris. Here are seven that might surprise you.

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Oct 26, 2021

The Best Books About France You'll Ever Read

If you want to get to know this country beyond Paris, the next best thing to visiting is to read these best books about France.

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Oct 24, 2021

The 101 Departments In France (and what makes them so interesting)

There are 101 departments in France: here's the list, the map, and some stories to introduce you to them.

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Oct 03, 2021

The Magnificent Comeback Of The Paris Bouillon Restaurants

The bouillon restaurants of Paris and their divine Art Nouveau were popular a century ago - and they're making a comeback after years of decline.

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Oct 01, 2021

The Quirkiest Dijon Museum: A Peek at 19th-Century Burgundian Life

The Dijon museum with the quirkiest collection has got to be the Museum of Burgundian Life, which portrays life during the 19th century.

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Sep 15, 2021

Visiting Bordeaux France (Even If You're Not A Wine Drinker!)

Visiting Bordeaux often revolves around wine - here's what to do in Bordeaux if your trip isn't about wine.

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Sep 10, 2021

When is the best time to visit France? (it may not be when you think)

The best time to visit France is anytime - but there are a few exceptions. Here they are.

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Sep 05, 2021

This List Of Regions In France Will Help You Plan Your French Trip

Curious about the list of regions in France? Here you go, all 18 of them.

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Aug 31, 2021

25+ Irresistible French Pastry, Desserts And Sweets: Insider's Guide

Can't resist French pastry desserts and sweets? Discover how and when they were invented.

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Aug 13, 2021

The Dijon Owl Trail (A Bit Like The Yellow Brick Road, No?)

The Dijon Owl Trail has 22 stops: follow in its footsteps and you'll see the best Dijon has to offer. Here's how!

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Aug 08, 2021

A Day Trip From Dijon To The Auxois, The Heart Of Burgundy

If you're in Burgundy, here's an itinerary for a great day trip from Dijon that combines history, food, and irresistible villages.

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Aug 08, 2021

Meet Vercingetorix, The Chieftain Whose Gallic Warriors Beat Caesar

Gallic warriors achieved something few others could: they defeated Julius Caesar. Next time they met, the Gauls lost. Here's where it happened.

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Jul 25, 2021

Chateau Bussy Rabutin And The Salacious Stories Of Its Count

Chateau Bussy Rabutin isn't like any other French château: it tells the tale of its inhabitant and of why he was kicked out of Versailles and sent home.

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Jun 11, 2021

Weird, Whimsical And Wonderful Facts About Lyon, France

These fun facts about Lyon, France, will show just how diverse the city is - more than you ever thought possible.

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May 26, 2021

Famous Landmarks in France and Some of Their Startling Backstories

Of the dozens of famous landmarks in France, these are the must-see French landmarks you absolutely have to visit.

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May 18, 2021

Getting Around France: How to Travel France by Train

Find out how to travel france by train - a complete guide to getting around France, even if it's your first time.

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May 05, 2021

Napoleon Bonaparte: The Man The French Love To Hate

Napoleon Bonaparte: two centuries after his death, the man remains controversial in France. Here's why.

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Apr 23, 2021

Mur De La Peste: When The Epidemic Struck, They Built A Wall

Have you heard of the Mur de la Peste in Provence? The wall they built to keep out the plague?

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Apr 15, 2021

Loire Pronunciation and Other Loire-Related Things to Confuse You

Loire pronunciation? A challenge (click through to solve it). But which Loire? There are many...

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Apr 09, 2021

Five Breathtaking Hilltop Villages in Provence's Luberon

These five villages in Provence are listed among France's most beautiful villages - this article shows you why.

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Mar 27, 2021

Nostalgia In Evian-Les-Bains, Where The Belle Epoque Still Lives

Belle Epoque Evian was a much-loved resort for the wealthy - if you're a fan of nostalgia, that Belle Epoque vibe is still there.

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Mar 13, 2021

The Mysterious French Legends of the Luberon, Provence

Love the Luberon? Fascinated by French legends? These are the myths and mysteries behind the Luberon's "perched villages".

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Mar 05, 2021

20 of the Most Beautiful Cities in France (with great urban buzz)

These 20 are among the most beautiful cities in France that pack a punch - urban vibe, energy buzz, cultural hotspots.

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Mar 04, 2021

A Road Trip In France During Covid (Assuming You Live Here, Of Course)

Are you in France right now? During Covid? Here's what it's like to travel here.

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Feb 10, 2021

The Typical Breakfast In France (A REAL Traditional French Breakfast)

Do you know the REAL typical breakfast in France? Find out what French breakfasts are really made of.

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Jan 23, 2021

How To Organize Your Loire Valley Day Trip From Paris

Here's how to organize your Loire Valley day trip from Paris, whether by tour, by train or by car.

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Jan 08, 2021

Destination: Department Loire (Not The Loire You Think!)

There are many Loires in France but department Loire 42 may surprise you: renaissance grottoes and unusual museums.

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Jan 02, 2021

The 3 Most Beautiful Cities in France (That Aren't Paris)

Paris is Paris but beyond, these are among the three most beautiful cities in France.

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Dec 19, 2020

Ode To Croix-Rousse, Lyon's Bohemian Silk-Weaving Hill

Croix-Rousse, Lyon, is a neighbourhood that once housed the city's silk weavers and workshops. There's a different feel up here...

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Dec 15, 2020

France Off The Beaten Path: 12 Unexpected Places You May Not Know

France off the beaten path is for those of you who want to visit places most of your friends won't know - here are 12 of them.

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