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Lille is very colourful, welcoming and dynamic. It’s a far cry from the grey and rainy clichés of the Nord Pas de Calais region. The city is nestled close to the Belgium border and is the main city in France’s Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, which like Lille does not really have a reputation for pulling in the […]
After the summer holidays Parisians gear up for a variety of cultural and festive outings. September is a great time to visit the French capital and enjoy the pleasant autumn weather. Autumn brings a host of vibrant events to match the spectacular array of colour on trees.
Getting away is blissful — coming home, not so much; unpacking, laundry, catching up on emails, ugh. Don’t despair. That super-bored feeling you get after a great holiday is totally fixable. Need some help easing back into everyday life? Try these clever, sanity-saving moves.
We’ve all been there before. You dash back and forth between packing lunches, making sure the kids are awake and getting dressed, and somehow finding enough time to make yourself a large pot of coffee to help you through the process.
Despite longing for it since September, the honeymoon phase of warm weather in the city tends to fade rather quickly. While baking hot days and long summer evenings are wonderful in theory, if you’re stuck in an office, the Métro or anywhere indoors you may as well be staring at a Caribbean screensaver for all […]
Apart from visiting museums, monuments and wandering around a city, it is fascinating to discover the culture and the habits of French people. You will notice that markets are an integral part of French life.
Packing is pivotal. Forget an essential item and you’re left disappointed and scrambling to find the nearest store in your destination. Pack too much and you end up disorganized, burdened with heavy bags, and hemorrhaging money to pay for pricey airline baggage fees.
More than three million people visit Corsica each year, drawn by the mild climate and some of the most diverse landscapes in all Europe. Nowhere in the Mediterranean there are beaches finer than the island’s perfect half-moon bays of white sand and transparent water, or seascapes more dramatic than the red porphyry Calanches of the […]
You know what they say… Paris is always a good idea. When it comes to impeccable interiors for your holiday home, the French certainly have it down. We’ve taken a look at some of our favorite Parisian holiday homes to discern exactly what sums up that sophisticated je ne sais quoi.