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savoring France

Man in the Kitchen: Savoring France from Afar

Our man in the kitchen describes how he continues savoring France from the US thanks to delicious Instagram posts and his favorite recipes.
Paris in August

5 Reasons to Love Paris in August

Less Parisians, fun on the streets and a laid back attitude are just some of the reasons we love Paris in August...
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Reality Check: Studying Abroad in a French University

An Irish student shares the highs and lows of her first year studying abroad in a new system, a new subject and a new language at a French university.
taste of France

Unspoiled Taste of France Lingers Wherever I Go

After studying French on the Cote d'Azur, a Canadian finds herself craving a taste of the Gallic food, language and lifestyle she fell in love with.
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Why I Chose to Learn French Under the Villefranche Sky

A Canadian journalist travels to the Riviera to learn French and fulfill her dream of being able to converse about food, fashion, wine and art like a native.
solo travel

7 Best Solo Travel Tips to Stay Safe for Wanderlust 

While it can be daunting at first, solo travel allows you to see the world on your own terms. Follow these tips to minimize the risk and maximize the rewards.
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15 Signs You’re No Longer an Expat in France

Expat or Lifer? While you may never totally feel like a native, check out these signs that you're ready to call France "home".
Running in the mountains

Why a Sweaty Workout May Be Your Best Detox Ever

Working mom and sports enthusiast Carra Sutherland has created an ideal sports and detox retreat — one that combines sport, a balanced, tasty and generous diet, fun, leadership and mental coaching sessions and ... the possibility for guests to bring their kids with them during the school holidays! 
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Should I Cancel My Trip to France?

Wondering whether it's safe to visit France after a series of terrorist attacks? Here's a reassuring reality check from our security consultant.
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How to Pack for a Stress-Free Holiday

Does the sight of suitcases make you break out in a cold sweat? Check out these tips on how to pack to make vacation preparation as painless as possible.