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Our daily pain: French life and the quotidian visit to the neighborhood boulangerie

By |Jul 17, 2024|

Pain: After seven years of living in Paris, I can safely say that very little makes a day better than visiting your local boulangerie and coming away with a warm-from-the-oven baguette.


How to experience France beyond the cliché.

Start here with this constantly refreshed selection of featured articles and series; all from our archives of more than 3,000 articles, and all written for Francophiles.

This is where you can immerse yourself in Guides to France, covering an enormous range from champagne, shoes, art, and literature, music, and philosophy, plus a focus on Paris and other amazing locations and so much more…

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Looking for Hemingway

By |Jul 18, 2024|

I’m re-reading Ernest Hemingway’s memoir of his time in Paris in the 1920s. I rent an apartment in Saint Germain in a Haussmann building, keen to feel the history in its musty foyer and solid, thickly painted creamy walls.


By |Jun 20, 2024|

Non-focal What about the non-focal point? If that even exists in photos or art, But on the world canvas, surely. What is it like in all the places That are not [...]


Amiens: The Jules Verne City

By |Jun 28, 2024|

Amiens, a vibrant city in northern France, is the capital of the Somme department. Its well-known for its rich history, architectural marvels, & cultural significance.


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