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French summer holidays - why even teenagers love it!
By Alison Cummings on May 16 2017

It’s every parent’s worst holiday nightmare....a begrudging teenager, dragged along on a family holiday. As a country where culture and sport collide, France offers something really special for teenagers, a melting pot of festivals, sports, music and fashion. Here are just 7 of the many opportunities France can offer to a teenager on holiday… 1.  First up are the famous Fr... Read More

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French inventions that changed the world
By Alison Cummings on May 12 2017

When we think of inventions that changed the world, we don’t normally think of France, and yet France is the birthplace of a surprisingly large number of inventions that we all depend upon today. Many of France’s inventions have just made life more comfortable or fun, but some of them changed the world for the better and revolutionised our lives. This article looks at the five mos... Read More

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Top Ten things to do in the Auvergne
By Alison Cummings on May 11 2017

Despite being situated right in the heart of France, the Auvergne region is sometimes overlooked as a truly exciting holiday destination in favour of more obvious cities and seaside breaks. However, this area of amazing natural beauty, thriving with culture and history, is quickly becoming the best-kept secret of French holiday locations. With so much to see and do, this is a holiday destination... Read More

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France on the big screen
By Alison Cummings on May 7 2017

France is the birthplace of modern day cinema, with many artistic and influential movements beginning here. The industry began in the late 19th and early 20th Century’s and today France’s film industry is one of the highest grossing, and most renowned in the world. From its inception, French cinema has always pushed the boundaries and included several prestigious cinematic m... Read More

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Are you going to the Cannes Film Festival in May?
By Alison Cummings on May 5 2017

It’s a new year, which means one significant thing for the film industry and avid film fans alike, the highly prestigious and hugely popular Cannes Film Festival will return this May. This annual event showcases everything from films to documentaries and includes a huge variety of films, from those with obvious audience appeal to incredible short films. It also showcases films that... Read More

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Is St Tropez still the jewel of the Cote d'Azur?
By Alison Cummings on May 2 2017

Some places will always be synonymous with class, sophistication and excitement; Milan, Mustique, Courcheval. But for a truly unique glimpse of an old fashioned glamour combined with a truly modern sense of fun, then St. Tropez is surely the ultimate holiday destination. Just the name itself conjures images of a lithe and beautiful Brigitte Bardot stepping onto the dock from the motor launch t... Read More

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