Welcome to All Things French. I'm Louise Scott

I'm Louise Scott

Editor, Photojournalist & Tour Director at All Things French

Are you dreaming of travelling to the South of France?

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Small-group Women's Tours to the French Riviera

17th - 27th September, 2021

The *perfect time to visit the Côte d'Azur

Stay in Villefranche, the Jewel of the Riviera

Charming architecture, worn shutters, wrought-ironwork, and colour everywhere. Shops, weekly brocante & food markets, beautiful restaurants, on a glorious harbour.

Absolute joy!

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I’m a Hopeless Francophile in Love with France.

As I sit here to write shortly after my return from France, I am compelled to ask myself, ”What is a Francophile?’. ‘Why am I so drawn to this country?’. I am ecstatic when I arrive … in tears when I go. …

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Travel Around the World with a Carry-on Bag.

Want to travel with an onboard bag, but not sure how to manage it? Download my free Onboard Bag Travel Checklist here. I can hear you. Why would anyone want to organise a 6-week holiday to la belle France and travel with …

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Cafe de la Rotonde, Paris, All Things French

Enjoy a Night Out Like a Local in Paris – The 14th Arrondissement.

Deep into the left bank of the River Seine, discover the meeting grounds of the unforgettable ‘Lost Generation’.   Many writers, painters, sculptors, and actors, such as Hemingway, Picasso, Fitzgerald and Chagall, found solace and inspiration in the Bohemian lifestyle …

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Dalida, une Garde-robe de la Ville à la Scène.

Dalida, her Wardrobe On and Off-Stage   When I was in Paris, I had the considerable pleasure of seeing an exhibition of the extensive wardrobe of renowned singer Dalida, showing the Palais Galliera. The Palais is a stunning example of …

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Chateau de Chantilly, Domaine de Chantilly | All Things French

Discover the Beautiful Château de Chantilly.

Experience a fairy-tale moment from your childhood dreaming. For travellers like myself, seeing any Châteaux in France is like stepping through the looking glass into an unreal world. Château de Chantilly is no exception. In pristine condition and nestled serenely into it’s flawless …

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Villa et Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild | All Things French

Fall in Love with Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild.

Villa et Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat One of the spectacular highlights of staying in Villefranche sur Mer is undoubtedly the experience of visiting the breathtaking Villa et Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild. The deliciously feminine home of Beatrice Ephrussi de …

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Villefranche-sur-Mer All Things French

Visit Villefranche, the Jewel of the Riviera.

Villefranche sur Mer… my home away from home. My first experience of actually staying in France was when I studied French at the Institut de Français in Villefranche in October, 2013. My birthday treat to myself. An absolutely marvellous, month-long …

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French Women Don't Sleep Alone | Jamie Cat Callan

Reading: French Women Don’t Sleep Alone.

My latest foray into ‘French women’ land is the book ‘French Women Don’t Sleep Alone’ by Jamie Cat Callan. It’s an interesting title which speaks more to crafting the opportunity for partnering than simply being randomly available – and preferring company. …

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Francophile love. French Bistro in Paris. All Things Frenc

I’m a Hopeless Francophile in Love with France.

As I sit here to write shortly after my return from France, I am compelled to ask myself, ”What is a Francophile?’. ‘Why am I so drawn to this country?’. I am ecstatic when I arrive … in tears when I go. …

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Experience Absolute Luxury at the Palais Garnier.

Few places, in my experience, can match the extravagance of the Palais Garnier, 10 Place de l’Opéra, in Paris’ IV arrondissement. The 1979-seat Opera House is the most lavish building I have ever seen, perhaps ever built, in the modern age. …

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Pink-Suitcase-All-Things-French

Travel Around the World with a Carry-on Bag.

Want to travel with an onboard bag, but not sure how to manage it? Download my free Onboard Bag Travel Checklist here. I can hear you. Why would anyone want to organise a 6-week holiday to la belle France and travel with …

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The Strategy of Getting Organised with Storage.

Are you heading off for a while? Travelling? Taking the plunge? Packing your life into boxes and stashing it into storage can be an organised, methodical process. Or, it can be a nightmare – depending upon how you handle it. …

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10-day Tours to the French Riviera

Small-group Tours for Women staying at Villefranche sûr Mer on the Côte d'Azur 

10 Days on the French Riviera. Fly into Nice International. Relax, unpack, visit special places, drink wine, shop, and relax with new girlfriends.
Click here to visit the Tour page, or click follow the link below to download the brochure.

Stay in the *heart* of Villefranche sûr Mer. Discover the Côte d'Azur: the hilltop village of Èze, over-the-top Monaco, gentle Antibes, vieux Nice, artsy St Paul de Vence, and more. Lunch at Beaulieu sur Mer, visit Villa et Jardins de Rothschild and the divine Villa Kerylos, explore medieval Italy, and dine in any of the fabulous restaurants in Villefranche.

Go touring and experience those fabulous Mediterranean views, and have lunch in Italy. Breakfast at the celebrated Welcome Hotel, dine by the harbour, and relax in a beautiful apartment in the old town.

Oh, the places, the views, the food, & the shopping..!

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