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May 21, 2024

Visiting The D Day Beaches? This Is The Only Guide You'll Need

This is an uncomplicated guide to visiting the D Day beaches in Normandy, especially for the first time.

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May 19, 2024

3 Fascinating Castles Near Paris That Are Way Under The Radar

Looking for uncrowded castles near Paris? I have three glorious yet utterly underrated ones for you.

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May 12, 2024

La Maison Picassiette In Chartres: The House Of A Million Pieces

How a single man created the Maison Picassiette out of broken bits of glass and ceramics.

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May 02, 2024

How To Get To Mont Saint-Michel: The Ultimate Hassle-Free Guide

Learn how to get to Mont Saint-Michel in 5 different ways - and even better, how to beat the crowds.

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Apr 17, 2024

The Best Giverny Day Trip From Paris (+ Orsay)

If you need to immerse yourself in Impressionism, this Giverny day trip from Paris includes the Orsay Museum and a private guide.

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Apr 15, 2024

11 Masterpieces Of The Cluny Museum (Including Lady And The Unicorn)

Most people come for the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries, but stick around and discover 11 Cluny Museum treasures.

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Apr 06, 2024

12 Things To Do In Rouen, Normandy, That Will Enrich Your Culture

These 12 things to do in Rouen are high in culture, from art and architecture to history and gastronomy.

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Apr 06, 2024

7 Thematic Ways to Explore Rouen Cathedral, A Gothic Masterpiece

Rouen Cathedral is so rich in history and art that you'll be hard-pressed to leave, even if you're not a fan of religious architecture.

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Apr 06, 2024

Rouen, Capital of Impressionism? Light, Shadow, and the River Seine

Rouen, capital of Impressionism, has been a magnet for artists since the 19th century. Find out why.

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Apr 06, 2024

In the Footsteps of Joan of Arc in Rouen

The story of Joan of Arc in Rouen is her last one: this is where she was burned at the stake, and the city hasn't forgotten.

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Mar 08, 2024

How Marseille Soap is Making a Comeback - and why it's a problem

Marseille soap is popular again, but the resurgence is facing growing pains: there's no agreement on which is the REAL Marseille soap.

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Mar 04, 2024

France Enshrines Abortion Rights in Constitution

It's official, the right to abortion is now in the French constitution, the first country to do so.

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Mar 03, 2024

Is Marseille Safe? Or Is The City As Dangerous As They Say?

Is Marseille safe? It's a fair question, given the city's reputation. Find out what to visit, what to avoid, and how to enjoy your Marseille visit.

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Feb 29, 2024

5 unrivaled marseille museums that are worth your visit

Here are at least 5 major Marseille museums you need to visit during your trip.

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Feb 26, 2024

The Fascinating "True" Story Of The Legendary Chateau D'if

The legendary Chateau d'If was made famous by the novel the Count of Monte Cristo - which itself may have been inspired by a true story.

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Feb 23, 2024

Paris Booksellers Along The Seine Get To Stay Put

The booksellers who have populated the Paris riverside for centuries have won their battle to stay. They had been ordered to move because of "security concerns" around the upcoming Olympics.

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Feb 09, 2024

Cheval Palace: How A Rural Postman Built His Dream Castle By Hand

Stone by stone, a modest French postman spent his life building one of France's most extraordinary structures, Cheval Palace.

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Jan 16, 2024

3 Dangerous Areas in Paris You Should Avoid

Are there any dangerous areas in Paris? Find out which they are and how to avoid them.

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Jan 11, 2024

6 Magical Ways To Experience Paris in Spring

Discover 6 enchanting ways to experience the magic of Paris in spring.

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Jan 06, 2024

The 7 Best Lyon Food Tours In France’s Gastronomic Capital

Explore France's fabled gastronomy through one of these 7 immersive Lyon food tours.

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Jan 02, 2024

How the City of Dijon Lost its Mustard

People who ask "What is Dijon mustard?" think they know the answer. It's mustard from Dijon, of course! Well, not quite...

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Dec 14, 2023

Why You Need to Visit These 4 Underrated French Cities in Spring 2024

Looking for some off-the-beaten-path French destinations this spring? Head for one of these 4 cities.

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Dec 12, 2023

13 Reasons They Call Lyon "Food Capital Of The World"

Lyon, food capital of the world, according to chefs and gastronomes. Just how right are they?

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Dec 11, 2023

Berlin-Paris night train returns after nine years

A night train linking Berlin and Paris has returned to service, nine years after the service was cancelled.

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Dec 05, 2023

Is Paris Safe? 4 Myths That Need Debunking In 2024

Is Paris safe? Each time a violent or terrorist attack takes place, this is the number one question everyone asks. Let me try to answer.

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Dec 01, 2023

French cheese-makers win EU battle over Camembert boxes

The iconic wooden boxes in which Camembert cheese is wrapped came close to being banned. Oh mon Dieu!

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Nov 30, 2023

Dark Tourism in Paris: 6 Sites That May Unnerve You

Ready to uncover dark tourism in Paris? Ready to uncover dark tourism in Paris? These 6 Paris graveyards, crypts and otherwordly sites are certain to give you a few chills.

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Nov 28, 2023

Discovering the delights of France's Lake Annecy [VIDEO]

A cheerful look at beautiful Lake Annecy - putting a bit of summer into our November!

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Nov 21, 2023

France Off The Beaten Path: 14 Unexpected Places You May Not Know

France off the beaten path is for those of you who want to visit places you may not know - here are 14.

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Nov 19, 2023

French police thwart €600,000 champagne heist

Thieves in France stole two truckloads of champagne before police recovered the liquid loot - worth €600,000 - in a high-speed chase.

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