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After months of shuttered closure, terrace mania has taken over Paris. Here’s a selection to help you choose the best terrace for you.share
In the midst of a national lockdown, one adopted Parisian shares some insight as to why she chose not to flee to the countryside.share
Provence is famous the world over for its postcard-worthy villages. Get off the beaten path and savor a real taste of Provence at these lesser-known, but equally beautiful hilltop villages across the region!share
Sitting on a natural harbor on France’s Mediterranean coast, Marseille has been attracting travelers since ancient times. Here’s how to spend the perfect weekend in Marseille.share
Every year, thousands of people come to France with the objective of sampling its amazing cuisine. Many go a step further by learning to make French food themselves, taking hands-on cooking classes in Paris and around the country. The Covid-19 crisis is preventing many from being able to do this, or at least, in person. But the pandemic has actually expanded the possibilities of learning how to cook French food online, with a range of virtual classes bringing the best of French cuisine into your kitchen!share
For many, Provence equals rolling fields of lavender and quaint villages. But this southern French region also has a rich history and immense natural diversity. You can discover these lesser-known facets in the city of Arles and its surroundings, home to impressive Roman vestiges, France’s largest wetlands, otherworldly rocky mountains, and sites linked to artist Vincent van Gogh.share
While many people are attracted to the villages of Provence, the southern French region also has some wonderful cities. Here’s how to spend the perfect weekend in Aix-en-Provence.share
The following Provence markets are some of our favorites, featuring excellent local producers, passionate artisans, a lively authentic atmosphere, and much more.share
There are some green spaces that are hidden in plain sight and are only visited by those in the know. Enjoy a moment of greenery and tranquility at these hidden Paris gardens.share
Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or inventive cuisine, a short walk will take you to these great restaurants near the Sacré-Coeur Basilica in Montmartre.share
Here is a selection of venues around the Champs-Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe that are well worth eating at, compared to the chain restaurants that unfortunately line the world-famous avenue. In fact, in the case of some, you may even have one of the best meals of your life if you’re willing to splurge a little.share
From contemporary literary greats to critically acclaimed newcomers, here is a selection of recently released books by French authors, all translated into English.share
There’s nothing quite like cozying up with an old-fashioned paper book and exercising that newfound freedom by walking over to one of these wonderful local English bookstores.shareManage consent
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