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15 French Travel Phrases For Your Holiday in France [with Videos]

Planning to travel to France soon? These French travel phrases will surely come in handy! With just a few phrases, you can turn your holiday in France from good to terrific. A simple “bonjour” or “merci” will make a lot of difference, but with this list of phrases, you can turn it up a notch […]

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Q&A: Any Tips For Travelling to France with Small Children?

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Bonjour !If you are subscribed to my weekly newsletter, among the contents I send every Sunday is my answer to questions sent by readers.If you haven’t subscribed to the newsletter yet, check out the signup form at the bottom of this article and you’ll even get some freebies as soon as you signup.Some of the […]

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The Ultimate Guide to French Politeness and Niceties

How to be Polite in French

Whether you would simply like to avoid embarrassment when you’re with French people or you have loftier goals of becoming a shining example of politeness and courtesy when you’re in France, this ultimate guide to French politeness is what you’re looking for. Here’s What You’ll Learn (Click for Quick Navigation): I. How polite are the […]

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Do You Know the Very Basic French Travel Phrases?

Basic French Phrases Quiz

Travelling in France can become exponentially more enjoyable if you know at least the bare minimum of French travel phrases.  Do you already know the very basic phrases you need to get by on your vacation in France? Test yourself with this short quiz!  

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12 Best Ways to Explore Paris

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 While Paris doesn’t even come close to the biggest cities in the World, ‘size, isn’t everything’. Don’t spend time dilly-dallying, get where you need to be in a flash with Paris’ numerous transport options.1 . WalkingThe easiest (and cheapest) option—walking around the Capital— is not only a great way to familiarise yourself with its streets, […]

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French Train Station Vocabulary

French Train Station Vocabulary

 Whether you are travelling to France soon or not, it’s always a good idea to stock up your French vocabulary with words and phrases related to trains and train stations.  Today, our topic is all about that. Trains are a great way to travel all over France. It’s comfortable and convenient, plus you get treated […]

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Summer in Paris: 20 Things to Do

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Summer in Paris

As crowds flock to Paris in summer, the city transforms into a bustling haven for tourists. Some would say that it is by this time that Paris becomes very un-Parisian, with the city slowing down its pace to welcome in sunny days, longer nights, and lots of fun festivals and special events. But summer in […]

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Paris for Choco Lovers: 15 Must-Visit Chocolate Shops

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Paris is known for many things—one of which is a chocolate lover’s paradise. With a wide selection of expert chocolatiers and excellent artisan boutiques scattered all around the city, Paris is truly a chocoholic’s haven. Today, let’s take a look at 15 of the most exciting and must-visit chocolate shops in Paris. Ready to take a bite […]

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20 Places to Go for the Best Views in Paris

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 Tourists troop to Paris each year to get an eyeful of the most famous sights. A common complaint, however, is the huge crowd. On this list, I try to come up with a good mix of popular and not-so-popular places. So whether you like quiet parks, lively rooftop bars, trendy restaurants, famous landmarks, museums, or […]

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French Vocabulary: At the Airport

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 Can you imagine how confusing it could be when you’re in a foreign airport where people are communicating only in French?  But whether you are planning to travel to a French-speaking destination or not, today we’ll be sharing with you a list of vocabulary and phrases related to airports.   Knowing these words and phrases could […]

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10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Visit France (+ 1 Reason You Should)

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  As with anything and everything in this world, people often have conflicting ideas about a certain topic, or place for that matter. You’ve heard people rattle off reasons why they don’t like to go to France, while another half says quite the opposite. France is the number one tourist destination in the world, but should […]

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Paris for Foodies: Your Ultimate Guide to Eating in Paris

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Food is a major part of any trip. In a city like Paris, it definitely takes the center stage. As the home of some of the best restaurants in the world and the birthplace of the modern restaurant, the City of Lights truly shines the spotlight on cuisine. As a Parisian and a food enthusiast, […]

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