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17 September 2020

Eurostar and Thalys to merge in 2021

International high-speed railway services Thalys and Eurostar will merge in 2021, Thalys’s CEO Bertrand Gosselin told French newspaper La Tribune. The project has been called “Greenspeed”. […]
16 September 2020

The new wine of Alsace

1. The Alsatian cliché dies hard In the collective imagination, the wines in the land of flamekueche are (too) sweet or of average quality. I’m not […]
15 September 2020

Top 4 things you must see in Annecy

Annecy is known as the French Venice and, therefore, is one of the most charming cities in France. Located in the wonderful Rhône-Alpes, Annecy has the […]
10 September 2020

Crypt at Notre-Dame reopens in homage to Victor Hugo

Closed to the public since the fire that damaged much of the Notre-Dame Cathedral on 15 April 2019, the crypt under the court-yard is to reopen […]
8 September 2020

Covid-19: Quarantine might be reduced to 7 days in France

The Scientific Council is in favor of shortening to seven days the isolation period for people tested positive for the new coronavirus and for contact cases, […]
7 September 2020

On the Trail of the Cathars in Southern France

In the foothills of the Pyrenees, often perched atop rocky outcrops, a series of spectacular castles tell the tale of a 12th century religion, hounded by […]
31 August 2020

France may lose €48 billion
from lack of tourists

According to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), €48 billion looks set to be lost from the French economy due to the collapse of international […]
25 August 2020

5 Things to do in Historic Morvan, France

Morvan in Burgundy’s Nièvre departement is an historic region of forested hills and valleys, dotted with lakes and criss-crossed by tracks where you can follow in […]
4 August 2020

A two-day donkey-hike
in the French Alps

The French Alps are mostly known for their excellent ski facilities, yet they have so much more to offer than just winter sports. Adventurers will certainly […]
29 July 2020

15 Most Instagrammable
Spots in Paris

Paris is certainly one of the most known cities in the world and it is recognized as a romantic city. In 2019, the city received 38 […]
14 July 2020

July 14th: A ceremony to honor the heroes who have fought against Covid-19

The traditional army parade in Paris, for the national holiday of 14 July, will be replaced on Tuesday by a smaller ceremony honoring the military and […]
9 July 2020

France to implement ‘targeted’ confinement measures in case
a new outbreak appears

On Wednesday July 8th, French Prime Minister Jean Castex stated that France could take different and “more targeted” measures if a a second coronavirus wave were […]
27 June 2020
Bretagne

Away from the crowds in Brittany

Now that the country is officially welcoming tourists during the summer months, lots of us are starting to dream about a trip to la douce France […]
15 June 2020
Champagne

Let them drink Champagne!

This certainly was the storyline of my weekend in the blooming green and lovely area in the North-East of France. I did a lot of research […]
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