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5 Reasons to Holiday in France next Summer

By • Nov 15th, 2013 • Category: Travel and Leisure

France has long been one of Europe’s favourite holiday destinations, but sometimes it’s easy to forget just how much there is going on during the summer months. From majoring sporting events to vibrant carnivals and music festivals, there’s plenty to do on top of the usual highlights such as sightseeing and sampling of some of the world’s finest cuisine.

A French Gite Holiday in France?

By • Aug 23rd, 2013 • Category: Tourism

When you think of old, medieval France, of course it’s in every corner of the realm (the Hexagon the French call it from the shape of the country), but for a less tourist-crowded (depending on when and where you go, of course, but by-and-large less crowded) and, to my mind, more romantic exploration of the […]

The Top Five French Snowboarding Resorts

By • Jun 28th, 2013 • Category: Rhone Alpes

In France you’ll find an outstanding 320 resorts for skiing and snowboarding, with many that easily match the big resorts in Austria and Switzerland. Snowboarders from across the world flock to the French Alps during the winter months to enjoy everything the French slopes have on offer, but what are the best resorts to check out?

Best Towns Brittany France – Enjoy Mysticism, History, Culture And Beauty

By • Jun 20th, 2013 • Category: Brittany Guide

There is only one problem about visiting France, and that is deciding where to go, as it is so full of beautiful places. Romantic and so culturally rich, France is loved by so many visitors. Brittany in France is mystical, with its Celtic roots and has so many highlights. Although many people visit the Brittany […]

3 Apps That Protect Your Home

By • Jun 9th, 2013 • Category: French Property

Worried about leaving your French holiday home secure? Going on holiday or away on a business trip, and would like peace of mind about your house in France? Read on … Our homes are one of our most valued possessions. Not just in cost and money, but in sentimental value as well. So many memories […]

Factors To Consider When Buying A Vacation Home

By • Jun 8th, 2013 • Category: Sales

France is the most popular destination in Europe so it is no surprise that many foreigners purchase a vacation property in France. Every now and again, you probably dream of owning another home. You think about having a vacation home that can soothe your stressed mind and body. You think of that second home being […]

International Publications With A French Flair

By • Jun 6th, 2013 • Category: Living in France

In the United States there are thousands of magazines available every week or moth, but the sheer volume of the magazines makes it hard to know which ones are worth reading.  When you add in the international magazines that are available, the number becomes even more staggering, and it is easy for you to succumb […]

What to Expect when relocating to France

By • Oct 30th, 2012 • Category: Living in France

Living in France is a dream that many people have. The country offers splendid scenery, wonderful cuisine and a host of other benefits that make it one of the most popular places in Europe to move to.  If you are planning to relocate to France, there are a few things that you should keep in […]

Cruise Holidays to France

By • Oct 30th, 2012 • Category: Tourism

If you are planning to take a cruise to France, there are a few things to consider before you book. You want to be certain that you are getting the most out of your cruise which means taking a bit of extra time in sorting out the details. If you are planning a cruise to […]

Discover the best cycling routes in France

By • Jul 27th, 2012 • Category: Travel and Leisure

It may have been the Tour de France that inspired you to do more cycling or perhaps the chance to meander along a more sedate trail. Cycling has never been more popular thanks to the efforts of Bradley Wiggins. France is one of the best countries in the world to explore by bike and has […]