The Good Life France

Everything You Want to Know About France and More...

Discovering the Romans in Provence

‘The Romans were here’ is writ large throughout the beautiful region in southern France known as Provence. The very name ‘Provence’ speaks of an historical …

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Tracking Peter Mayle’s footsteps through his Caper Series

When you are a woman of a certain age traveling solo, having a purpose can make your trip more fun. That was certainly the case …

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10 Famous French Inventions

France has a rich scientific tradition, with greats like Henri Becquerel and the Curie family and their work with radioactivity. And you probably know about …

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Fate, French houses and finding the one

Lesley Mathieson-Smith left Australia to visit Europe on a home exchange trip in 2013 – with a month each in Spain, France and the UK. …

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The Romantic countryside of Haute-Savoie

Living in the Haute Savoie connects you to Romance in a big way, and I’m talking ‘Romance’ with a capital R. Passion, raw emotion, and …

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The French Queen of Wine

If you look at a list of the most expensive wines in the world you’ll see it stuffed with beauties from France. Look closer and …

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Life in a farmhouse in the Auvergne, France

Our farmhouse, La Creuserie, lies almost exactly in the centre of France, in what is known as the Bourbonnais. It’s an historic area in the …

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Visiting Paris with a teen

Although I live in America, I’m a hardcore Francophile. I listen to French podcasts, sip French wine, and have seen every episode of House Hunters …

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Freewheeling gastronomic adventure in Montreuil-sur-Mer

Sarah Daly hops on an electric bike and works up an appetite for a dining experience with a difference. As a resident of Montreuil-sur-Mer in …

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Paris lover’s guide to the city…

We talk to chef and author Lisa Baker Morgan who splits her life between Los Angeles and Paris. As a Paris local with a love …

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