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My Life as a Zucchini (Ma Vie de Courgette) review and behind the scenes

By |animation, exhibitions, films, France, Geneva, Lyon, museums, Switzerland, UNESCO|

My Life as a Zucchini (Ma Vie de Courgette) As soon as I heard about this film I felt some affinity with it. It is a Franco-Suisse production directed by Swiss director Claude

How I learnt French in just 10 months: My top 14 tips

By |France, French language|

(the text in the image is from one of my real class exercises) How I learnt French in just 10 months by someone who did it! Btw You can apply

Amélie Poulain Film locations map: Montmartre Paris, Walking tour, Amélie inspired photoshoot and more!

By |costumes, festivals, film locations, films, France, Montmartre, Paris, photography, photoshoots, travel|

Oh Amélie! What a darling girl in a darling little film. Who could believe it's already been 15 years since this beautiful, whimsical Jean-Pierre Jeunet film came out. It was

Expat Travel Blogger interview: Ashley – Provence, France

By |expat life, France, interviews, Provence|

 After my first expat travel blogger interview with Amy of Footprints and Memories, here's my second one! With someone a little closer to 'home', my new home of Lyon that

Travel: 25 things you must see and do in Aix-en-Provence, France – Part II

By |Aix-en-Provence, food, France, Le Petit Prince, Provence, travel|

25 Things you must see and do in Aix-en-Provence (Part II) Here is a list of 25 things you must see and do (illustrated by my photos), many of which

Travel: 25 things you must see and do in Aix-en-Provence, France

By |Aix-en-Provence, France, Provence, shopping, travel|

I ended up in Aix-en-Provence (pronounced Ex-on-Provonce) completely by accident. I hadn't planned to go there, I didn't do any research, I didn't ask any friends for recommendations about where

Travel: Why you need to visit the stunning red ochre town of Roussillon, France

By |France, Les plus beaux villages de France, Provence, Roussillon, travel|

Why you need to visit Roussillon Although there are many many stunning villages in France there are none quite like Roussillon. It is so non-French and non-European looking you'd swear

Travel: 10 tips for planning the perfect Loire Valley Castles trip

By |castles, France, Les plus beaux villages de France, Loire Valley, travel, UNESCO|

(Château d'Ussé) (map from France Tourism) The Loire is the longest river in France at over 1000km (600 miles) long and the stunning Loire Valley (Val de Loire) spanning 280km

Travel: 10 tips for planning the perfect Lavender fields of Provence road trip

By |Airbnb, festivals, France, photography, photoshoots, Provence, travel|

10 tips for planning the perfect Lavender fields of Provence road trip (and a list of things to do!) Ahhh Provence you have my heart. This was my fifth trip to

Travel: Chauvet Cave (Caverne du Pont d’Arc), France and its 36,000 year old prehistoric cave paintings

By |Ardeche, France, museums, travel, UNESCO, Vallon Pont d'Arc|

 (sorry, I'm having troubles with paragraph breaks not appearing in this post. I'm not sure why :( ). The Caverne du Pont d'Arc Cave in the Ardèche department of southern France

Video: Mini World Lyon

By |France, Lyon, museums, travel, videos|

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Tourist attraction: Mini World Lyon, miniatures park

By |France, Le Petit Prince, Lyon, museums, travel|

(article en français) All aboard for Mini World Lyon! All aboard the miniature train, that is. The Little Prince told me he wanted to visit this park. We missed the