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Half-timbered houses in France

Half-timbered houses, part of the French historic heritage, can be found in several regions through out France. One may ask oneself though, how and why were these houses built? Read through this article to solve the half-timbered houses enigma…

Parisian Brasserie

Parisian brasseries, mais oui!

Wanna make a bet? If I say one word I can guarantee that hundreds of clichéd images will instantly cloud your head. That word is Paris.

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Discover what exceptional festival lies beneath orange and lemon peels!

The 82nd Lemon Festival in Menton will be celebrated from Saturday 14th February to Wednesday 4th March. This year’s theme is: Tribulations of a lemon in China.

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Discovering Châtel: a ski resort for everyone

Châtel is a family ski domain also called Les Portes du Soleil, It is a welcoming medium size family resort where you can enjoy the skiable domain, the local flavors and its character chalets which represent the remnants of the past and the soul of the village.

Odalys is back on track

Odalys is back on track

After several tense months, negotiations regarding the potential handover of Odalys, the no2 in French holiday resorts, have come to an end. Thanks to a capital increase of €25 million, the Groupe Financiere Duval (Duval Financial Group) will remain the major shareholder with 85% of shares.

Foreign-Exchange-rates

February’s currency update: €/£ still above 1.30

It was a bad month for the euro but not the disastrous one it could have been. The single currency lost six and a quarter cents to the US dollar and was down by five and a quarter cents against sterling.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the world’s most romantic country: France

Throughout the world, 14th February is the day we celebrate our feelings of affection for our boyfriends, girlfriends, partners, husbands and wives. Throughout the world, 14th February is the day we celebrate our feelings of affection for our boyfriends, girlfriends, partners, husbands and wives.

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Corsica and Great Britain, let’s continue writing the history…

Corsica is a paradise for nature lovers. Scuba diving, hiking, tourism, relaxing are among the main activities there. All of these features make Corsica the perfect place to enjoy life.

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Get ready, Mardi Gras is just around the corner!

This Year, Mardi Gras will be celebrated on the 17th of February. The name Mardi Gras is the French for Fat Tuesday. But what is really Mardi Gras? What is the celebration about and where does it come from?

A few of the keys to the numerous buildings in the hamlet in the Limousin. Copyright: Capture Francetv Info/France 3

For the price of a house in the UK, why not buy an entire hamlet in France?

If you love old stone buildings and you’re not fazed by a bit of renovation work, the medieval hamlet of Les Ages in the commune of Chartrier-Ferrière, bordering the Dordogne area may be just what you’re looking for…

If you love old stone buildings and you’re not fazed by a bit of renovation work, the medieval hamlet of Les Ages in the commune of Chartrier-Ferrière, bordering the Dordogne area may be just what you’re looking for…