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9 Beautiful Streets in Paris

9 Beautiful Streets in Paris

9 Beautiful Streets in Paris   Paris has many beautiful streets. You’ll likely see headlines such as “Paris’ prettiest streets” in travel blogs. Quite honestly, it would be difficult to say which streets are THE prettiest, but here are 9 of them you should visit,...

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5 Dream Honeymoons in France

5 Dream Honeymoons in France

France is a dream spot for your honeymoon. Here are five destinations to consider before you tie the knot. (And if you aren’t getting married, they’re STILL good ideas for your next dream vacation! Although you can’t easily get married in France without living there...

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5 France Foodie Destinations

5 France Foodie Destinations

5 France Foodie destinations                            France is known around the world for their cuisine. If you’re a foodie, here are some ideas for your next trip. If you don’t call yourself a “foodie”, you’ll still be searching for memorable regional cuisine that...

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France Top 20 Towns (Not including Paris) A to Z

France Top 20 Towns (Not including Paris) A to Z

Top 20 French Towns (not including Paris) A to Z Certain places in France come to mind when you think of worthwhile places to visit. I’ve compiled a list of 20 towns across France that will give you plenty of ideas for future travel. Most of these have more in-depth...

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Oliver’s France Holiday List!

Oliver’s France Holiday List!

It’s holiday time! The activities pick up. The streets get more crowded. You start making lists (or  more lists if you’re already a list-maker!) The fun, frenzy, and fatigue all blend together!  You may be thinking about France with one of several questions....

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French Market Culture: Buying Fresh in France!

French Market Culture: Buying Fresh in France!

French Market Culture When I lived in Paris, I had a weekly routine for buying fresh fruits and veggies at the French market. I took my wheeled canvas bag down the elevator and headed out to the local bi-weekly market. I was consistently amazed at the lovely produce I...

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Avignon: The 7 Best Things to Do

Avignon: The 7 Best Things to Do

No trip to Provence would be complete without a visit to Avignon, often called the gateway to Provence. In fact, you will likely need to take a train from Paris to Avignon to get there before moving on to any other nearby city. You could also fly into Marseilles (via...

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Walking Tours in France

Walking Tours in France

Anytime you go to France, you’re likely to be on your feet. Taking comfortable shoes is the first advice you’ll get, and good advice it is. Walking tours take your feet and experiences to the next level, as you observe close at hand and learn at the same time....

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Sports in France: Extreme or Not

Sports in France: Extreme or Not

Sports in France: Part of the fabric of French culture. We may know this instinctively as we watch the World Cup, the Roland Garros, or the Tour de France on TV or online. French high schools don’t typically offer team sports as extracurricular activities, but many...

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News from Oliver’s France

News from Oliver’s France

Fresh Ideas for France Travel from Oliver's France I hope your summer is going even better than you expected, with the Covid reality still with us. Some travel has resumed, but much international travel hasn’t yet. We travelers are impatient and eager to get going,...

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