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Festival de Saint-Denis: A Magical Music Experience Just North of Paris

Just picture it: the Orchestre National de France and the Choir of Radio France at...

48 hours in Champagne

More than just bubbly… Just two and a half hours’ drive from Calais, and under an hour...
Cafe de la Paix

Retail Therapy: How Would You Spend €1,000 in Paris?

Pirouetting straight to the point, I’ve always dreamed of becoming a prima donna in a...
jewellery craftsman Didier Guillemain

Parisian Walkways: Passage du Grand-Cerf

“Come, lovers of Paris, come to Passage Brady all filled with furs, to Passage du...
COLCOA

Dispatch from the 20th COLCOA French Film Festival in Los Angeles

The COLCOA French Film Festival (April 18 -26), embarked on its 20th anniversary this year with...
La Dernière Goutte

La Dernière Goutte: A Wine Lover’s Gem in Paris

While in Paris, my family and I participated in a group wine-tasting class (taught in...

Accommodation in France

Road cycling near Les Gets

Fun in the French Alps: Top Summer Events in Les Gets

Surrounded by the majestic peaks of the French Alps, Les Gets offers an abundance of recreational activities—all year-round. Les Gets was ranked "Best Ski...

The All-American Roots of the French Riviera

Madame Marianne Estène-Chauvin is a living, breathing embodiment of the Côte d’Azur. The proprietress of the Hotel Belles Rives, where Woody Allen’s recent Jazz...
Hotel Duo in the Marais

Hotel Duo in the Marais: A Very Unique Private Boutique

First things first. The location of the Hotel Duo is unbeatable. It’s diagonally across from the BHV shopping emporium next to City Hall, two blocks from...
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Where to Stay Near Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport

We chose Château de la Tour in Gouvieux for our last luxurious night in France because of the beautiful and tranquil setting and its...
Hotel Restaurant du Vieux Pont in Belcastel

A Trip to Belcastel, One of France’s Prettiest Villages, and its Star Hotel-Restaurant

Do you have a special occasion to celebrate? Let me recommend the 3 starred Hotel Restaurant du Vieux Pont in Belcastel, one of the...
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