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September 2017
 Focus on pastel
Events
September 15, 2017
PARIS. The exhibition “The Art of Pastel, from Degas to Redon” gives a overview of pastel use by artists from Impressionism to Symbolism movements such as Berthe Morisot, Auguste Renoir, Paul Gauguin[...]
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 Icons of Pop Art
Events
September 22, 2017
PARIS. The exhibition “Icons that Matter” presents more than sixty paintings, sculptures and prints from the Pop Art movement on loan from the Withney Museum of American Art in New York. Shown in Fra[...]
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 Monet the collector
Events
September 14, 2017
PARIS. Passionate about paintings and sculptures of his time, Monet assembled a rich art collection featuring works he bought, some he received as gifts from friends, others he got in exchange for on[...]
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August 2017
 €90 gîtes
Bargains
August 26, 2017
From September 5th, Gites de France will offer 2,000 rural gîtes located all around France and accommodating up to 6 persons at a maximum price of €90 per 2 nights. Gites accommodating from 7 to 12 pe[...]
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July 2017
 Modernity in Britanny
Events
July 01, 2017
PONT-AVEN, BRITTANY. Through 111 works by dozens of artists, this exhibition looks at the innovative aesthetic styles that developed in Brittany between 1920 and 1940 when many artists moved there an[...]
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June 2017
 A beach near Paris
Around Paris
June 14, 2017
Wealthy and peaceful little town located in the Val d’Oise department, L’Isle-Adam boasts a nice beach lined with old-fashioned changing cabins. Also dotted with many parks and ancient buildings, it’s[...]
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 Héliades great deals
Bargains
June 28, 2017
Till October 31st the travel company Héliades gives discounts up to €700 per person on tours and stays in Cape Verde and Dominican Republic. This offer is valid for travel during the 2017 – 2018 winte[...]
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May 2017
 Dolphins count
News
May 14, 2017
Do you want to spend your vacations helping to preserve the Planet ?... The French association Cybelle Planète offers you to board 7 days Mediterranean cruises as an eco volunteer to participate in a[...]
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April 2017
 Marciac, a unique jazz festival
Exploring France
April 15, 2017
Every August the village of Marciac hosts one of the world’s finest jazz festivals. Nestled in the green countryside of Gers, in Southwestern France, it is a relaxed and friendly place where you can a[...]
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December 2016
 White wines for Christmas season
News
December 03, 2016
Are you looking for white wines to go along with festive meals of the end of the year ?... Here are two very good value white Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux. Fresh, fruity and crispy, the Tutiac Sélection 2[...]
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 Cross country skiing galore
Bargains
December 20, 2016
The Rhône Alpes region offers a “Nordic Pass” giving unlimited access to over 5000 cross country ski tracks of 76 ski resorts situated in six departments : Ardèche, Drome, Isère, Loire, Savoie and Hau[...]
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October 2016
 Ardèche’s new wines
News
October 22, 2016
The first 2016 wines are on sale and come from the Ardèche department. A blend of Gamay and Merlot, light and fruity but with a bit of complexity, the Orélie Rouge 2016 (€4) from UVICA Vignerons Ard[...]
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September 2016
 A Fitou winery to follow
News
September 29, 2016
Located near Fitou, only three km away from the sea, Château Champs des Soeurs produces finely chiseled, elegant and fresh wines from Carignan, Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah grapes. Last but not the l[...]
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August 2016
 Easy way to Mont-Saint-Michel
News
August 08, 2016
The French railway now operates a daily special service between Paris and Mont-Saint-Michel. Train departs Paris Montparnasse Vaugirard at 7.38am and reaches Villedieu-les-Poêles at 10.30am where coac[...]
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July 2016
 Beaujolais for all seasons
News
July 31, 2016
Fruity, with bright berry flavours, light and easy to drink, yet complex and slightly peppery, the Régnié “Printemps Fleuri” 2015 (€5.10) from the Vignerons de Bel Air is perfect to pair with summer d[...]
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