Corsica, Island Paradise in the Mediterranean

Among the islands that bask in the sun of the Mediterranean Sea, the 4th largest is Corsica, a stunning natural paradise. It’s no wonder it was nicknamed the Island of Beauty. Corsica lies 100 miles from the French coast. Although...

10 (or more) Ideas for Your Next Trip to France

Happy New Year! You might be planning (or dreaming about) your trip to France in 2019. I thought it would be a great time to bring up some previous posts you might want to read (or read again) to give...

Toulouse: A Pink Jewel in the Southwest

In the southwest of France there’s a happening place… In fact, it’s the 4th largest city in France (but has kept many charming aspects) and has the most booming economy of the country. Where is this city? Toulouse, otherwise known...

Festivals Around France

Whatever time of year you visit France, there will be a festival happening somewhere. Even in the dead of winter, you’ll find a festive gathering, such as a music festival or a Christmas market. Here’s a summary of festivals in...

Champagne: A Pleasure and a Region

In France, the word “champagne” means two things. First, Champagne (capitalized) is a sizeable province in the northeast of France. It lies between Paris and Belgium. Within this area lies the champagne wine region, the second meaning, for which the area...

Come visit Oliver's France

It’s a new destination, yet one soaked in history, adventure, and magic. From bustling cities to medieval villages, and so much in between, each of France’s regions has a unique personality. You’ll need to make many trips to explore them all. Oliver’s France will help you do that, with guidebooks, blog posts, language resources, and friendly, experienced help from a long term France resident, K. B. Oliver.

I hope you’ll join me! I’ll do my best to be a helpful tour-guide for your favorite places, and those you’ve never thought about…those off-the-track spots you might not have read about in a tourist book. It’s about discovery…of the magic of France!
Corsica, Island Paradise in the Mediterranean
 

Corsica, Island Paradise in the Mediterranean

Among the islands that bask in the sun of the Mediterranean Sea, the 4th largest is Corsica, a stunning natural paradise. It’s no wonder it was nicknamed the Island of Beauty. Corsica lies 100 miles from the French coast. Although...
10 (or more) Ideas for Your Next Trip to France
 

10 (or more) Ideas for Your Next Trip to France

Happy New Year! You might be planning (or dreaming about) your trip to France in 2019. I thought it would be a great time to bring up some previous posts you might want to read (or read again) to give...
Toulouse: A Pink Jewel in the Southwest
 

Toulouse: A Pink Jewel in the Southwest

In the southwest of France there’s a happening place… In fact, it’s the 4th largest city in France (but has kept many charming aspects) and has the most booming economy of the country. Where is this city? Toulouse, otherwise known...

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