Villa Kerylos, an Authentic & Luxurious Replica Greek Palace

Villa Kerylos, an Authentic & Luxurious Replica Greek Palace

If you are visiting Villefranche and want to really spoil yourself, allow some time to visit one of the most spectacular villas on Cap Ferrat, Villa Kerylos. I had been visiting Villefranche every year for 4 years before I finally made the effort to walk across to Beaulieu-sur-Mer to see this remarkable Greek villa. I’m not sure why it took …

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My Stylish French Box from Sharon Santoni

My Stylish French Box. An Exquisite Journey to France by Sharon Santoni.

My Stylish French Box first came to my attention a few months ago on a warm Sunday afternoon, surfing Instagram with a glass of wine and dreaming of France. I already follow Sharon Santoni on Instagram bien sûr, ever since I got a copy of ‘My Stylish French Girlfriends’ a few years ago from a thoughtful friend. I’m hooked. So, …

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Discover Arles, Gateway to the Camargue and Luberon

Stay in Arles, Gateway to the Camargue and Luberon

Arles, centrally located to visit the Camargue region and southern Luberon. Fabulous markets, beautiful architure, and ancient Roman Ruins. #secret A couple of months ago I began to plan my upcoming visit to France. Arles made it to the top of the list. As is often the case, I asked my Facebook community to recommend some beautiful places for me to …

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My Top Tips for International Travel

My Top Tips for International Travel

As I sit here at Dubai International Airport, waiting for my connecting flight to Nice, I thought (given that I have a 9-hour stopover) it might be a good time to discuss some of my personal tips for long-haul travel. Each time I make the pilgrimage to my beloved France, I come from Australia, so I think I’m probably as skilled as anyone might be in managing the 30+ hour flight from my country town – via Sydney – to Paris or Nice.

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Eze, Cote d'Azur, Riviera | All Things French

The Enchanting Village of Eze on the French Riviera.

If you haven’t been to Eze, it’s time it was on your list. One of my absolute favourite places to visit when I stay in Villefranche sur Mer is the perched hilltop village of Eze. This beautiful village dates back to the middle ages and clings impressively to the mountainside above the Mediterranean Sea, between St Jean Cap Ferrat and …

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Oh-My-God-She's-Parisian All Things French

French Theatre for English Speakers? Yes, it’s possible!

For such an international city, how is the night scene still so French-focused? Have you seen it before? Parisians lined up, blocking the sidewalk outside a local theatre after work, waiting for entry to see a show, every night of the week. Haven’t been privy to the familiar scene yet? Be on the lookout and you’ll be surprised at how …

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Villefranche-sur-Mer, Cote-d'Azur - Jane Dunning

While Away Some Time in the South of France. Reading.

Bonjour from another Francophile! A guest post by Jane Dunning. I’m not sure who is most passionate about France, All Things French’s Louise or me (Jane Dunning, author of ‘Thirty-five Minutes to St Tropez‘ and ‘Stolen Summer‘). I might win the prize for the most stays in France, at over 100, but I am older and live much nearer! Louise …

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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 of Paris during the 1920’s. In Montparnasse, amongst the buzz of neon signs, car horns, and the cheerfully noisy crowds of …

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Dalida Exhibition Dress Frill

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 19th century architecture, and is devoted to the exhibition of fine fashion, clothing and textile design. It houses its own collections, …

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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 landscape, this beautiful castle must be seen to be believed. The building and gardens themselves are stunning, to say nothing …

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