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Christmas Markets in France

France is renowned for its colourful markets where fresh regional delicacies vie with beautiful arts and crafts, but in winter special Christmas festivals and markets are held.

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Living In France

Chez le coiffeur

There are almost as many beauty parlors in France as there are bakeries. Which says something about where the French have their priorities.

At this time of year, an appointment… 713 more words


Enjoying Paris in the Winter

Winter is perfect for making the most of Paris’s snug hotels and heart-warming winter meals. This is a time when the city feels full of energy and the cultural season is in full swing.

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Living In France

Sarlat market for a Joyeux Noel

Christmas in France really is an opportunity to celebrate the sentiment of vive la difference. The festive season does not start in August as it seems to in some UK stores but December and is less protracted than in England. 272 more words


Winter French Dishes

Andouillette is an example of a peasant dish gone chic. You can find it in restaurants throughout boutique hotels in Paris – in this case, I tried it at Baragones, a lovely little…

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French Life

Première neige

It has been a long 4 months. It feels like forever since we left Australia. Said goodbye to our friends, to the office and city life. 912 more words


Find the entrance

After my post about getting lost, I thought I’d share another little challenge of finding one’s way in France.

There is a little game we play in this country. 652 more words