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Paris Guide

In Destinations, Paris by LeFrancophile Editors0 Comments

“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a Moveable Feast” Ernest Hemingway – In movable feast. 1964 Welcome to Paris, France!   …

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Luxury Barge Tour in France

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GASCONY AND SOUTHERN FRANCE “Rosa” 9 days – 8 nights The Rosa is owned and run by a French crew who also live in the region. Enjoy authentic local cuisine on board. The Rosa offers cruises with golf, archery, horseback riding, canoeing and is a great …

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Ça vous dirait la VIE DE CHÂTEAU ?

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Vous avez des sous?  Du temps?  Vous êtes passionné des belles choses? Si vous avez répondu oui à ces trois questions, ce Château abandonné est pour vous! D’un article de Axel Leclercq – paru le 12 novembre 2015 dans http://positivr.fr/chateau-mothe-chandeniers-ruines/ que je met en entier ici …

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Le Marais

In Destinations, Le Marais, Paris by LeFrancophile Editors0 Comments

Le Marais, literally “the swamp”, was originally exactly that. It wasn’t until the 13th century that convents came to the area and it began to develop life and culture. The neighborhood became part of Paris when Charles V reinforced and extended the city wall constructed under …

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IN MEMORIAM : MY LIFE WITH MITTERAND

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by Marcelline M. Block It was my third birthday, July 1982 and my parents had taken me to Paris. Paris was an ideal place for toddlers: there were swings in every playground, ponds filled with hungry fishes which leaped and licked your fingers as you fed them …

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What Goes Best With Brie Cheese?

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A bite of Brie is a creamy taste of perfection. As delicious as it is on its own, there’s no reason not to indulge yourself by pairing it with other delicious foods to send your taste buds over the moon. So what goes best with Brie? …

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Eiffel Tower

In Destinations, Eiffel Tower, Paris by LeFrancophile Editors0 Comments

This chic district of Paris is the home of the Eiffel Tower and the Invalides. Many old mansions built here in the 18th century now hold government offices. The Invalides were created under Louis XIV to come to the aid of old soldiers who had been …

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Traditional French Foods

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When it comes to classic cuisine, one cannot deny that France has a deeply important heritage. French cuisine has spread to all parts of the world, inspiring and influencing what people make everywhere from the United States to Vietnam. What does traditional French cuisine look like?  …

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GALLERIES

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“MAN RAY AT RUE FEROU” (1951-1976), exhibitions of works made by the artist at his studio on Rue Férou in Paris where he lived from 1951 until his death. Zabriskie Gallery, 41 East 57th Street, 752-1223. Through Jan 4. “EDWINA SANDYS and MARIA COOPER JANIS, FRIENDS …

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Le Louvre

In Destinations, Le Louvre, Paris by LeFrancophile Editors0 Comments

Le Louvre is one of the famous landmark of the capital. Built around 1200, it was a former palace for the royal family. It became a museum in 1793 (during the french revolution, after the death of Louis 16). Don’t miss masterpieces as Mona Lisa of …