Countryside

Is Everyone Hanging out Without Me? Learning the Ropes of Social Life in Rural France

As someone who had been living for the past decade in Paris apartment buildings with several story walk ups and with bolted doors, I was not used to having people randomly knock on the door or
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City vs. Country: From Paris to La Loire Valley, Pt I

It had only been a few months since I moved to the French countryside, but my city life already seemed like a distant memory. In exchange for a
by Emily Dilling
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Erica’s Weekend away from Paris: a Country Cottage in Normandy

My French Country Cottage in Normandy – Photos Erica Berman It can be hard to get Parisians out of Paris for a weekend. We think we want to
by Erica Berman