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 […]

French Food Vocabulary Quiz – How many do you know?

French Food Vocabulary Quiz

  A little quiz to test your knowledge of French food vocabulary… Take the test and see how much you know before you visit the beautiful country of France. If you want to learn a little more French before you visit why not check out my recommended list of books to read as well as […]

10 must-read books about France (or set in France)

best books set in France

  In 2018 France was the most visited destination in the world with over 82 million visitors. It’s capital Paris is consistently one of the top three most visited cities with only Bangkok and London attracting more. Culture, art, food, wine, history, lakes, beaches, mountains, wonderful villages, sophisticated cities, and more France has it all […]