Posts in the France category

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Facing My Fears: First Time Skiing

Having been on his first ski holiday when he was four, Mr S absolutely loves skiing. For years, he’d been trying to persuade me to come with him and experience the freedom of gliding through the slopes, the beautiful snowy scenery and the electric atmosphere of a ski resort. But the whole idea never appealed… Read more »

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The Beautiful Baux de Provence

It’s easy to see why Les Baux-des-Provence has been named one of the most beautiful villages in France.  Perched high on a hill, in the heart of the Alpilles and on the spur of a rock. From the vista point of the village there’s panoramic view across that beautiful verdant green countryside that captured my… Read more »

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The Toast of Paris with Courvoisier

Paris is one of those incredible cities that you can go to many, many times yet every time I’ve visited I learn lots of new things about the history of the French capital.  I’d been invited to Paris by luxury cognac house, Courvoisier, to find out more about the drink and its links to the Golden Age of Paris… Read more »

Review of Camelia at Mandrian Oriental, Paris

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Gastronomic Delights at Mandarin Oriental, Paris

Our time at Mandarin Oriental, Paris was a feast for the senses, gorging on art work, devouring the interior of the beautiful hotel and indulging in tactile massages…and now it was time to tantalise our taste buds with dinner at the hotel’s two Michelin-starred restaurant, Sur Mesure par Theirry Marx. Thierry Marx is Executive Chef… Read more »

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10 Fabulous Facts about Champagne

‘I drink my champagne when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I’m not hungry and drink when I am, Otherwise I never touch it – unless I’m thirsty.’ – Lily Bollinger My trip to Champagne… Read more »