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The Ultimate Guide to French Regional Accents

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If you have ever traveled in France outside of Paris or watched a movie set in province, you might have noticed that a lot of French speakers do not quite sound like what you are used to. France is home to dozens of different regional accents, each linked to the culture and history of the area […]

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Quiz: Which Region in France Fits You Perfectly?

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Whether you’re deciding to move to France or you simply want to know what French region to visit, take this quiz to find out which part of France is perfectly suited for you.

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Must-try French Specialties from Every Region of France

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France has so many types of cheese, wine, and specialties from all over the French regions that it’s hard to keep up!  Where do you go to try the ratatouille… or the famous frog legs, if you’re feeling adventurous? Don’t fret, I prepared a culinary Tour de France for you to enjoy. I even added […]

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Autumn in France: Where to go?

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When schools re-start at “la rentrée” and the tourists leave, it’s autumn in France. Summer vacation is over and France returns authentically to the French. It’s the perfect time to visit! Here are places in France that will make you “fall” in love with autumn!1 . ParisParis: perfect for any time of the yearWhen is […]

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Haunted Places in France: 10 Spooky Locations and the Stories Behind It

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 Millions of tourists flock to France each year to see its iconic attractions and monuments, but a fraction of those come for a different reason: to see the most haunted spots in the country. You probably don’t know this but France is not only home to picturesque views and mouth-watering cuisine. It also has a deeply […]

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15 Creatures from French Folklore to Haunt Your Dreams Tonight

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 Paranormal creatures are all the rage these days. But you probably have had enough of all those teenage vampires involved in messy love triangles (no offense to the fans!) If you’re on the lookout for some new level of badassery that you haven’t heard of before, or unsparkling monsters and vile beasts that are not quite […]

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28 French Castles Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

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Knights in shining armours, damsels in distress, magic forests, and happily-ever-after spent on splendid castles perched on top of a hill. All these come to mind when we talk about castles. In France, where there are thousands of castles dotting the entire country, you can star in your very own real-life fairy tale with castles so […]

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10 Must-try French Wines for less than 10 Euros

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 « La vie est trop courte pour boire du mauvais vin »(Life is too short to drink bad wine)Ahh, wine… That marvellously magical liquid that we French absolutely love. Wine has been given many names: poetry in a bottle, the Nectar of the Gods, and so forth. Galileo called it sunlight held together by water. Personally, I […]

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10 Uncommon French Pastries You Probably Haven’t Tried Yet

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     Attention pastry lovers! A parade of heavenly French pastries is coming your way. Or at least on-screen, anyway. However, prepare to feast your eyes on cakes and pastries that you probably haven’t tried, or even heard of, on your side of the planet. French pastries are so diverse that unless you live in France, or have a life-long […]

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Podcast #36 Discover some French Regional Traditions (Christmas Edition)

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  Here is the 36th session of  Talk in French Podcast! You can download the podcast to your computer or listen to it here via iTunes. There is a button where you can download the Podcast. In this episode: – Some information about French Culture. Discover some unique regional christmas tradition in France – Some French Words with an English […]

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Podcast #35 Discover a new area of France: La Bourgogne

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  Here is the 35th session of  Talk in French Podcast! You can download the podcast to your computer or listen to it here via iTunes. There is a button where you can download the Podcast. In this episode: – Some information about French Culture. Discover a new region of France that you might  have heard yet: La Bourgogne – Some […]

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Podcast #34 Discover a new area of France: Bordeaux / Confusing words

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  Here is the 34th session of  Talk in French Podcast! You can download the podcast to your computer or listen to it here via iTunes. There is a button where you can download the Podcast. In this episode: – Some information about French Culture. Discover a new city of France that you might  have heard yet: Bordeaux – Some French Words […]

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