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Visit to the Musée d’Orsay

The Musée d’Orsay has a  collection which focusses mainly on paintings and sculptures from 1848 to 1914 with works from many famous artists including Monet, …

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Paris: Memories of a Day in the city of light

The weather in Paris was quite comfortable for the first week in May. The normally bright city was shrouded in a layer of cloud, with …

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Not all expats in France live the Peter Mayle lifestyle

Peter Mayle wrote about life in Provence, drank wine, sold books and inspired thousands of followers So how does my life in France compare with …

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Getting in touch with the nature of Dordogne

Nature is good.  It looks beautiful on postcards, Nat Geo specials or Claude Monet’s backyard. But there sure is a lot of it in the …

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The Gardians of the Camargue

The man was lean, fit, perhaps five-feet-eight, with a rugged face bronzed by the sun. His wide-brimmed, black felt hat shaded his dark eyes from …

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The Mystery of French Washing Machines

My wife and I are traveling around Europe for a while and have been in France for the last month. I am responsible for doing …

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Life in a little village in France isn’t always what you expect

My California friend warned me that life in a small French village would be boring. I thought at first I should have listened. The exciting …

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The joy of learning French

We just bought a house in France. I’m speechless. Not the goose-pimply speechless you get when the Eiffel Tower twinkles. Literally speechless. I can’t say …

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La Mer de Glace at Chamonix

For many people, the name Chamonix conjures up images of skiers and snow boarders, fun on ice and snow, and roaring fireplaces in snug chalets. …

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The cat that led the way to a life in France

On our first trip to the south of France, we stumbled on the perched medieval village of Seillans, one of the most beautiful villages in …

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