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5 Must-See French movies

If you're not going to visit France soon - I can still give you a taste of France thanks to my top 5 French movies. With my roommates we have a tradition called "Sunday Movie Night". Every Sunday at 9pm we gather and watch a movie together, with popcorn obviously! We are 6 total living in a house - one of us pick a movie and every week we take turns. I am the only French, so who better than me to show them (and you now!) great French movies. In the past 10 years, I've been pretty amazed with the quality of French movies, actors and actresses. Here you will find my top 5, I hope you like them as much as I do. Some are...

5 Small Villages to Visit In Provence

The perfect road trip in France is incomplete without a visit to the South of France, where there is no shortage of picture-perfect scenery. Known for its luscious lavender fields, its delicious specialties and for having some of the most beautiful villages in France, Provence is a fool-proof step to discovering a piece of paradise. L'Ile Sur La Sorgue Famous for its medieval feel, L'ile Sur La Sorgue is surrounded by water running from the Sorgue River. The town hosts one of the biggest flea markets in France where vendors offer unique, one-of-a-kind merchandise and delicious fresh produce. Roussillon If you’re looking for a countryside getaway, look no further than the glorious red rocks of Roussillon. Take in the sights of one of the biggest...

5 Ideas For Valentine’s Day In Paris

If you’re struggling with how to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, why not look to the City of Love for a customizable experience with your special someone? The great thing about Paris is that every day is Valentine’s Day; the city practically lives and breathes romance. In addition to having a picnic under the marvelous Eiffel Tower and strolling down the darling cobblestone streets, here are some ideas that will put the cherry on top of your special day. Declare Your Love In City Hall Every year the Paris City Council selects 100 love messages to publish on over 170 billboards in Paris from 6am- midnight on February 14th. This is a great opportunity to put on your thinking hat and be inspired! Hotel Amour...

5 French Winter Foods

I’m not too fond of winter time. Aside from the holidays, it’s all pretty drab and gloomy. Luckily, there’s always one thing that instantly cheers me up: food. Specifically winter food. In France, winter is the season to enjoy hearty meals that can warm up any snowy day tout de suite. Here are my 5 top picks for French winter foods. Raclette Raclette is a firm cheese made from cow’s milk, specially designed to melt on a grill with coupelles (small pan), poured over potatoes and served with charcuterie & cornichons. This hearty meal is usually enjoyed at dinner with family, friends and of course, a white wine! Onion Soup I think soup in general is a staple for winters; but, onion soup from France...

5 of the most creepy places in Paris

Although Halloween isn’t celebrated as it is here in the US, in France, there are certainly a few spots that can make your hair stand. For the adrenaline seekers, Paris would be a good starting point. The team at Bon Appetit Box came up with a list of 5 creepiest spots in the City of Light to bookmark for your next visit! 1. Paris Catacombs The Paris catacombs dates back to the 18th century, where skeletal remains from the Les Innocents cemetery and those who lost their lives during the French Revolution find their final resting place. Visitors can walk through tunnels of over 6 million skulls, but don’t wander too far off as this maze of a chamber has taken many lost guests. 2....