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Carl Marletti Paris

The sheer choice of patisseries and boulangeries across Paris can be overwhelming. This is, after all, the home of cake. From the...
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Help! I Don’t Speak French…

I have always been more word-orientated than numerical. This is a huge advantage when it comes to...
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La Maison Marie, Lyon

Lyon is a city in which one is simply spoiled for choice when it comes to eating out. After incredible experiences in...
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Parc de la Tête d’Or, Lyon

Some say that the best things in life are free. This is very much the case in Lyon. A free park boasting...
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Baguettes Sandwiches & Tradition, Lyon

The French love their baguettes. Some of the finest sandwiches in the world can be found right here in France. Close to...
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Restaurant Marguerite Paul Bocuse

Around the corner from our hotel we were stunned to discover that there was a restaurant belonging to the Paul Bocuse group....
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Daniel et Denise, Lyon

The bouchon is a Lyonnaise institution. When you arrive in this beautiful city in south eastern France you will find the streets...
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The Top 3 Wines In Bordeaux & Where To Find Them

Bordeaux is world famous for its production of fine wine. The city is awash with bars and restaurants serving the finest vintages...
Restaurant Melodie, Bordeaux

Restaurant Melodie, Bordeaux

“Bonjour, je voudrais un table pour….” let me just stop you there. This is Restaurant Melodie, the chances of a walk in...
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Le Bar a Vin, Bordeaux

Within hours of landing in Bordeaux, we just had to get stuck into the wine culture. You can choose from a whole...
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Aligre Market

One of the most famous markets in the entire city and one of the largest, The Aligre Market sits proudly in the Bastille neighbourhood...
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Jardin de Tuileries Christmas Market 2018

There are markets and there are markets. Christmas in Paris is something completely magical - even more so if you are lucky...