Eurostar travel tips – traveling from London to Paris by train

A question asked by many travellers to the UK is how to travel from London to Paris by train. This article explores the various options available for travelers wishing to visit Paris from London with detailed information and Eurostar travel tips for the those who wish to make the journey by train. Whilst there are […]

French shopping vocabulary quiz – how many can you get right?

FRENCH SHOPPING VOCABULARY - PATISSERIE SIGN

Take my quick 5 minute French shopping vocabulary quiz and test your knowledge of basic French words needed for shopping. This quiz focuses on the names of shops and some of the items you may wish to buy when shopping in France! Let me know how your result in the comments. More French vocabulary quizzes […]

Best French Movies on Netflix and Amazon Prime – Watch and Learn French

BEST FRENCH MOVIES ON NETFLIX

The best way to learn a language is, I believe, to completely immerse yourself in it. This can be difficult if you are not actually living, working or studying in a country where that language is spoken. I always wanted to speak French and despite quite a few years of lessons at school I never […]

Top tips when visiting Paris France for the first time

(This post about visiting Paris France for the first time was updated in May 2019)   Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world in THE most visited country in the world.  An estimated 85 million people head to France every year with a large number of those heading for Paris. Paris […]

French food and drink to try in Paris (plus a map of the best places to find them!)

French foods - croissants, macarons and steak

  France is known throughout the world for its fabulous cuisine. When I moved to France over 30 years ago my eyes were well and truly opened to just how good food could be. If you are planning a trip to France there are certain French food and drink options which I would encourage you […]