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The joy of French boating

Lovely new boats and endless navigable waterways to explore! Read about the many joys of messing about on a French…

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Pia Jakobsen

Photography competition: The 10 finalists

We had over 70 entries to our photography competition and the standard, as you will see, has been very high. But now it’s decision time! We’ve deliberated to reduce this number to a final 10 and the winner will be announced soon.

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Kouign-aman: a buttery indulgence from Brittany

A traditional pastry from Douarnenez, Brittany, a Kouign-amann means butter cake and is made from risen dough, but using the same method as for flaky pastry… a little effort for a tasty reward.

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Which ski resort should you choose?

With all the ski resorts on offer in France, the choice can become overwhelming when you’re planning your next skiing holiday. We’ve picked our top resorts for families and for skiers of varying abilities to give you head start in organising your ideal winter break.

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Feel festive at Amiens Christmas market

Hopping over to Northern France over the Christmas period? For a truly French festive experience, swap tourist-swarmed Paris for one of the largest Christmas markets in Northern France. Amiens, the former capital of Picardy and home to one of the

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My first trip to Paris

My first visit to Paris was a remarkable experience, which I will never forget. I booked the Dover-Calais ferry and drove with my wife from London in the cold Christmas weather. We intended to stay until the New Year in