Jul 022024
 
Honfleur: A Timeless Port of Beauty and History

Nestled along the Seine estuary where the river meets the English Channel, Honfleur is a picturesque town in the Calvados department of Normandy, France. Renowned for its enchanting harbor, rich history, and artistic legacy, Honfleur offers a blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and historical significance. Property in Honfleur For obvious reasons, property in Honfleur […]

Aug 042023
 
The Limoux Carnival

A 400-year-old tradition, 3 months of celebration, music, dance and blanquette! Discover an unforgettable atmosphere of the world’s longest carnival in Limoux! The longest carnival in the world When you are visiting Limoux for the first time, between January and March, you may think that they have some big weddings here! Tons of confetti cover […]

Apr 172023
 
Budget Holidays in France

With low-cost flights reaching all areas of France, there’s every reason to visit this year. But with the cost of living crisis, how easy is it to enjoy all that France has to offer, without spending a fortune? Here are a few tips to making your trip to France both pleasurable and affordable. Travel in […]

Mar 312023
 
French Kissing

Is La bise really necessary when in France? Les bises, les bisous, les bequest, les pouts…so many words to translate to that so very French way of greeting called ” la bise”. The reality is if you have spent or intend to spend time in France, with French people, ” la bise” might simply be […]

Feb 152023
 
Best Beaches in France

As if France isn’t blessed with enough culinary, cultural and geographical assets as it is, it also happens to be home to some of Europe’s best beaches. From the north coastal dunes to the surfer-friendly Atlantic and the sparkling idylls of the Mediterranean, France has a wide variety of beaches, or plages, to choose from. […]

Jun 212022
 
Driving In France

Invariably, when people visit France from the UK, they do so by car, crossing the Channel by ferry and then taking to the French roads for their annual summer holidays. Other than the obvious difference of driving on the right, what specific issues, from the permitted alcohol limit to mobile phone use, need to be […]

May 102022
 
Iconic Events in France

Throughout the year, France hosts many iconic, world-class events that attract visitors from around the globe. While the pandemic may have temporarily curbed some of them, they remain much-loved and appreciated fixtures. Here are some of the best. Menton Lemon Festival – February Held over two weeks every February, the Fête du Citron, or Lemon […]