For most of its life, the Pyrenees-Orientales region (formerly called Roussillon) of Languedoc was Spanish, only reverting to France in 1659. Since then it has retained a distinctively Catalan flavour, with Catalan spoken widely, and the Sardana dance, Bullfights and Paschal rituals still performed. The food too has a Spanish flavour, with spicy chorizzo and […]
Statistics and surveys all agree upon one thing: France is the perfect holiday destination. Known for its incredible cultural riches and relentless pursuit of the good life, France has captured the imagination of the world.
Bastille Day is a day of celebrations of French culture. Many large-scale public events are held, including a military parade in Paris, as well as communal meals, dances, parties and fireworks.
Whether you have a sprawling roof deck or a tiny balcony, having an outdoor space to call your own adds instant Zen to daily life. A private terrace is the ultimate luxury—particularly in a city. It is an urban respite from the madness of the streets, as well as your personal sanctuary.
Moving house can be expensive and stressful. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be as costly as everyone claims. All you need is a bit of savvy know-how. Lucky for you, we’re here to spread wisdom with our top tips on how to save money and transform you into a moving guru.
The Lot is in the region now known as Occitanie. Aptly named, it has it all. It is the department where the transition from the cooler, wetter north to the dry, hot south is encapsulated. The honey-coloured walls, steep roofs and small, flat tiles of the houses and pigonniers of the north part of the […]
The French mainland has water on more or less three sides – the Atlantic, the English Channel – or La Manche as the French prefer to call it – and the Mediterranean, so France has beaches to suit just about everyone, from families to super stars, world class surfers to naturists.
France is a place where you can expect a competitive environment for renting out holiday homes. Don’t worry there are different ways to increase the value of your abodes, check out these tips to maximise your income.
The month of May is the finest time to move out of the house. The spirits of the people are usually high as this is the time for bank holidays. These are the finest events to make the best of the fun-filled month.
Marseille came into existence in 600 BC, founded by Greeks from Phocaea. Marseille is the oldest city in France. It is the second largest city after Paris. The city is home to almost 900,000 people living in its 16 districts, most of which have held onto their authentic village atmosphere.