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Learn to savour the fine wines of Bordeaux

Learning to appreciate the difference between a cheap supermarket bottle of plonk and a fine French wine can be a daunting prospect. Not only are there countless terms to try and get your head around, but many guides are guilty of being insufferably pretentious, potentially

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5 French Foods to try in Paris

Everybody knows that French cuisine is up there with the best of the world. That makes Paris one of the best places to eat and the city boasts some of the best French chefs around. Well, here you’ll find five French foods that you simply


3 foodie capitals for delicious language courses abroad

Whether it’s discerning the differences between regional cheeses or choosing from an array of unfamiliar fungi, speaking the local language opens up a whole new aspect to eating when travelling abroad. While it can be fun to make vague guesses when ordering, true foodies want


5 Places off the beaten track in France

France is the world’s most visited tourist destination with 79.5 million international tourist arrivals in 2011. But tourism tends to be centered on a limited popular regions and landmarks. However, the real jewels are the understated areas full of beauty and mystery that keep to

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A foodie’s guide to a holiday in Toulouse

Eating is usually top of my list of things to do when in a new place, and Toulouse is no exception. The French city is a haven for foodies – so it’s handy it’s got lots of canals and green spaces where I can walk

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Romantic Getaway to Paris

Dreaming of a romantic getaway to Paris but wondering if you can afford the high price tag for accommodations?  You can afford some beautiful accommodation at budget prices right in central Paris if you check out sites like Hostelbookers, to discover some very comfortable, yet


Best Desserts to Try in Paris

Eating dessert in Paris is the ultimate win-win activity- no matter where you go, you’re in for some of the most sumptuous and delectable treats you’ve ever laid your taste buds on! Head into any corner patisserie for coffee and a croissant or pain au