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Top things to do in Paris

15 of the top activities to get outdoors in Paris

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When the sun is shining, Paris smiles too; here are the 15 of the top things to do outdoors in Paris outdoors, where you'll find all the other Parisians.

How to eat healthy in flights

10 tips on how to eat healthy on flights

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Helpful advice for frequent expat travellers who want to keep their healthy eating habits while travelling on an airplane and stay away from some less than appetising plane food.

Things to do Chamonix

The terrifyingly beautiful reasons to visit Chamonix in the French Alps

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Chamonix makes the perfect French Alps getaway with many top things to do in the quaint village before embarking up the French Alps and the towering Mont Blanc.

Top French food

9 quintessential French foods even your kids might eat

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Infuse your weekly meals with a dash of French inspiration – there are many top French foods the whole family will eat.

Cheap food Paris

The best street food in Paris – and where to find it

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Get your appetite ready to travel Paris's international street food scene, from gourmet grilled cheese and pulled-pork sandwiches to arepas to the classic French 'jambon' baguette.

How to find the literary scene in Paris, past and present

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We can’t all be Maupassant or Colette but we can try. Here are five classy ways to discover Paris's literary secrets.

Top 10 free things to do in Paris

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Paris is known for romantic allure but also for being touristic and pricey – let native Parisians guide you to the coolest local free activities.

Best French castles

Top 10 royal French castles in the Loire Valley

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The Loire Valle was once the stomping ground of French kings and the cradle of French royalty – their elaborate French castles each have a different story to tell.

Preparing a French Christmas: It's all about the food

Preparing a French Christmas: It's all about the food

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Like many French holiday traditions, the focus of Christmas and New Year's celebrations in France is on the table. Here's how to prepare French-style Christmas food.

Work and volunteer abroad

A to Z guide of the world’s groups 'without borders'

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You can easily work abroad, volunteer, or meet new people in a diversity of interests – dogs, entrepreneurs, knitting, mothers, soccer, teachers, theatre, technology, translators and more.

Top French food

10 reasons why Lyon is the capital of gastronomy

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Find out why Lyon has been known as the world's food capital for some 80 years with these top 10 facts on Lyon's gastronomy.

French cheese and wine guide

In Great Spirits: The ultimate French wine and cheese guide

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Wine educator Sharona Tsubota provides a perfect base to navigating the sophisticated French wine scene and more than 350 French cheeses.

Prête-Moi Paris: Co-working and free computer use in Paris

Prête-Moi Paris: Co-working and free computer use in Paris

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EPN provides public spaces for all ages in Paris: Co-working desks, free computer and internet use, plus 'initiation' lessons for those unfamiliar with computer technology.

Girls' Guide to Paris: Hot hammams and spas in France

Girls' Guide to Paris: Hot hammams and spas in France

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Indulge in the relaxing luxury of some of France's top spas and hammams as recommended by Doni Belau, the founder of the a Girls' Guide to Paris.

Girls' Guide to Paris: Wine bars in Paris

Girls' Guide to Paris: Wine bars in Paris

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Organic, natural and biodynamic wines are a raging trend in many Parisian wine bars. Test your palate at these top wine bars in Paris as recommended by the Girls' Guide to Paris.



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